Kara Brown

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7 Apps to Help You Thrive in College

Posted by Kara Brown on 4/11/19 9:43 AM

Prepping for college can be daunting but using technology to help you along the way can be a lifesaver. Check out some of the apps Patrick Henry College students use to keep up on their...

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In the Classroom with Dr. Tracy McGrath

Posted by Kara Brown on 4/5/19 9:31 AM

Dr. Tracy McGrath usually commences her math classes by rapidly jotting something down on the white board and saying, “Okay, this is what we are talking about today." Meredith Monroe and her...

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The Irreplaceable Value of Internship Experience

Posted by Kara Brown on 3/28/19 10:55 AM

Senior Susie Roberts was interviewing for an intern position at CareNet, a crisis pregnancy center, when the interviewer asked her a pointed question.

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Inside the Learning Lab

Posted by Kara Brown on 3/21/19 2:42 PM

Three nights a week you can find two Patrick Henry College students sitting around a table in the upper level of the library, laptops in front of them. Sometimes they are reading over freshman...

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QUIZ: Are You A U.S. History Wiz?

Posted by Kara Brown on 3/1/19 12:29 PM

Do you know your American history forward and backward? Do you know have a special knack for remembering dates and places? Test your memory of the history of the United States in the quiz below. 

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QUIZ: Happy Birthday, George Washington!

Posted by Kara Brown on 2/18/19 5:21 PM

Today is George Washington's birthday! Join us in celebrating his birthday by learning a little more about America's first president. 

If you're interested in celebrating more actively, explore...

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QUIZ: How Well Do you Know Western Literature

Posted by Kara Brown on 2/12/19 10:35 AM

So you're a reader? Or maybe you're just good at spark notes. Either way, test your knowledge of Western Literature here (and share your score)!

All questions were provided by Dr. Cory Grewell,...

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QUIZ: How Well Do you Know International Politics?

Posted by Kara Brown on 2/7/19 9:27 AM

Have you ever wanted to be an ambassador, walking the halls of the United Nations while discussing international affairs with diplomats?

Well, take the first step by brushing up on...

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QUIZ: Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Journalist?

Posted by Kara Brown on 2/4/19 10:41 AM

Journalism is far more than looking into a camera while reading off a teleprompter. A good journalist helps us see the world more clearly. Think you have what it takes to be the next Walter...

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QUIZ: Test Your Knowledge of Western Civilization

Posted by Kara Brown on 1/23/19 4:24 PM

Think you know when Socrates died or the details of the Cuban Missile Crisis? Test how well you remember the fine details that helped establish Western civilization.  

All questions were provided...

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