At St. John’s College, students think boldly, collaborate effectively, and explore fearlessly. This education is focused on original thinking and original ideas. By studying the most challenging books and wholeheartedly engaging in thoughtful, lively, and participant-driven discussions, students develop excellence of intellect and imagination. They confront for themselves the ideas that have been, and continue to be, fundamental to shaping the world they will navigate and are ready for any path they choose in life.
We raise this question, recognizing that liberal education and the great tradition of the American liberal arts college have been put on the defensive of late.
Christopher Isham didn’t graduate from St. John’s College, but the analytical skills he learned here in the early 1970s have served him throughout his career.
The college admissions process seems to be more intense than ever before, and the parents of prospective students seem to be getting more caught up in the process than ever before. Parents should resist the temptation to get overly involved in the process…VIEW ARTICLE
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken. - Jane Austen"