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"… in intellectual paradise…"

"To put it succinctly, this is how I wish high school were and how I hope my college shall be. The exposure to new ideas and emphasis on enrichment, not evaluation, are phenomenal and effective.

– Students, 2003

Each campus is alive with a variety of visiting speakers; performances by students, faculty, and guests; field trips and expeditions; demonstrations; film series; and optional seminars. In many ways, these offerings form a second curriculum, linked with classroom work, and enriching the community's experience through the afternoon into the late evening every day of the session.

"…one of my favorite aspects was the optional seminars. They rocked my world…literally.
– Student, 2003