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The practical side of academia: Searching for ‘real world’ experience in a liberal arts education

The practical side of academia: Searching for ‘real world’ experience in a liberal arts education

Cara Lowry

May 9, 2012

Few of us come to a small liberal arts college in rural Washington with a set career path in mind and seeking vocational training. We come here for what Whitman sells (and what it delivers). We learn to think critically, to be active participants in our classes, in our extracurricular activities, in...

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