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Knox College: One of the Colleges That Change Lives
A proud member of the Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL) non-profit organization—and one of the colleges featured in the acclaimed book by the same name—Knox is committed to helping you find a college that is right for you.
Written by former New York Times education editor Loren Pope and Hilary Oswald, Colleges That Change Lives is a book about their experiences on the campuses of colleges that offer their students vibrant communities, meaningful relationships with professors, and immeasurable opportunities for growth.
The non-profit Colleges That Change Lives organization continues their legacy, promoting a student-centered approach to the college search process. Today, CTCL is a leading advocate for higher education access and college choice, helping students get beyond the rankings and ratings. CTCL works to dispel popularly held myths and challenge conventional wisdom about college choice.
"Knox delivers an elite education to a diverse group of students... Knox is a place that will take you seriously, no matter where you grew up or what kind of high school you attended.... the focus is on cultivating your potential, stretching your limits, and sharpening your values so that when you leave, you are captain of your fate and master of your soul."
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