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Majoring in Liberal Arts: The Pros and Cons

Liberal Arts is a field of study provided at both two year and four year colleges alike that allows students to dabble in a variety of interests through the degree’s heavy reliance on elective credits.

The flexibility of this degree can be alluring to students as they continue to explore themselves and flesh out their passions, but it doesn’t come without its fair share of criticism, either.

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How Going Back to School is Pretty Cool

Education is a facet of modern living, an enriching experience we often take for granted in 2019 – and there are a lot of reasons why. While the slight majority feels engaged in school, only 48 percent of secondary school students feel what they are learning will benefit them in the real world, according to Youth Truth student survey issued in 2017.

Other factors that contribute to student dissatisfaction come into play, as well: inadequate academic environments, the competitive attitude towards grades, peer pressure, and the meer fact that school starts so early in the morning.

However, the negative attitude towards school as a whole only perpetuates feelings of dread, anxiety, and indifference towards course materials, when there’s a lot that could be celebrated, instead.

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