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Are there any colleges with unique campus designs or practical hands-on learning similar to Yestermorrow?

Hey everyone, I've always been fascinated by hands-on learning environments and I recently stumbled upon this design-build school called Yestermorrow. It's got me wondering, are there colleges out there with a similar approach to education or unique campus environments where the focus is on creating and building in a practical setting?

7 months ago

Absolutely, there are several colleges that emphasize hands-on learning and have unique campus designs that facilitate this. A prime example is Olin College of Engineering in Massachusetts, where students are immersed in engineering projects from day one.

Another one worth looking into is Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, which follows a 'Learn by Doing' philosophy across various disciplines. Both Cal Poly and Olin have environments that encourage practical application of skills and have facilities designed to support experiential learning.

Even at more traditional universities, you can often find specific programs or design schools with a hands-on approach—at schools with a lot of resources, typically if you're passionate about something and willing to work for it, you can make it happen for yourself.

I'd recommend combing through course catalogues or even reaching out to admissions offices at schools you're interested in directly to get a sense of their learning philosophy, how their programs support that philosophy, and whether all of that aligns with your own personal goals for college. Best of luck with your search!

7 months ago

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