15 Important Considerations In Choosing a College

Originally posted on Finding My College:
I thought it might be a good time to summarize, in one post, many of the perspectives I’ve shared in the past concerning choosing a college. The short general answer is, attend the best college you can afford. But, of course, that begs the question. What’s best? What’s affordable? Given the dearth of reliable information, we’re often left to rely on proxies for quality and vague ideas of cost. Nonetheless, here are specific factors I think are important when choosing a college today: Affordability – I’d be loath to graduate burdened by lots of… Continue reading 15 Important Considerations In Choosing a College

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And some days it’s nothing but bad news…

Back in July of 2011 I had the privilege of traveling to Graz, Austria. I had been invited to present a paper on the relationships between seventeenth-century pietism, Kierkegaard, and twentieth-century existentialism. I had the pleasure of reading aloud a … Continue reading And some days it’s nothing but bad news…

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Upcoming Pink Floyd Album

The good news is that Pink Floyd will be releasing its first studio album in twenty years. The bad news is that, for whatever reason, Roger Waters won’t be involved, so what we’re going to get is probably 60 minutes of elevator music. It will be very good elevator music. It will be Pink Floyd. But it won’t be nearly as good as it could have been. Their best albums were highly collaborative, at times highly experimental, and pushed the boundaries of recorded music. Floyd then degenerated into the Roger Waters show, and then the Without Waters show. I wish … Continue reading Upcoming Pink Floyd Album

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