Showing posts from February, 2017

Top Five Resources for Prospective Students

Choosing where you want to go to college can be a difficult and complicated decision - believe me, I know - I went through the process myself! Here at Franklin, we want to make it as easy as possible for prospective students to find the information they need about our university. Therefore, I've compiled a quick guide with an aim to help you find answers to some of your questions! Topics of Study and Choosing Your Path Undergraduate programs at Franklin offer a highly interdisciplinary approach to learning, which helps students develop a host of great traits through the core requirements, such as intercultural competencies and critical thinking skills. And of course, let's not forget about Academic Travel ! Franklin offers 22 major areas of study , with the flexibility to design your own program in a myriad of ways. One thing that makes our university so special is that, to a certain extent, students are able to create their own path of study. It's also impor

All About the LLLS Program!

For many students, the opportunity to work while attending college is an important factor that may play into their decision to attend a certain university or not. Most schools have programs that allow students to acquire on-campus work, where they can spend a few hours a week doing anything from selling books in the bookstore to tutoring other students or even helping a professor with research. Franklin has its own version of that concept, called the Life-Long Learning Scholarship Program  (LLLS for short). According to the LLLS student manual, the program "supports students by preparing them to be career-ready upon graduation from Franklin, not only with regard to academic foundations in their respective disciplines, but also by providing them with skills that are essential in public and private sector employment in a wide variety of settings." Writing and Learning Center (WLC) tutors convene in the Fowler Library after their weekly staff meeting.  How does the Life