Has Liberal Arts Education outgrown it's usefulness?

Liberal Arts Education- Is it Outdated?

Social Media director.  Director of Customer Success.  Intellectual Property Attorney.  How many  other jobs did not exist 10, or even 5 years ago?  Preparing for jobs that have not been thought of yet, is why a liberal arts education is needed now more than ever.  The conversation I had with Maria Furtado, the Executive Director of Colleges That Change Lives, about the value of a Liberal Arts education in this era of career and majors focus was very illuminating.  The interview was the latest webinar in our summer series, Ready, Set, Go!

Choose from the following ways to access the webinar’s interview content:

-Click arrow above to view recording. RECOMMENDED!
-View slides.  You can view the slides used in the presentation.
-View questions.  These questions drove the conversation with Maria.

The Future of Liberal Arts Education
Maria Furtado, spoke eloquently about the value a liberal arts education brings for students going into a rapidly changing career market.  Attending a college that offers an individualized, mentor approach to education provides dividends that extend past the four years in college.  Maria mentioned resources available for counselors and advisors to take advantage of from The Colleges That Change Lives.

How to Choose a College That’s Right for You brochure
A map of CTCL locations
– Sign up for e-newsletter
– Request information of one of 40 CTCL member colleges
– View CTCL fall college fair dates and locations

Lastly- if you haven’t read the book that coined the phrase “Colleges That Change Lives”- don’t wait any longer.  Find it at
Cover (final) New Edition Colleges That Change Lives final


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