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What are some colleges like Evergreen State?

I'm drawn to Evergreen State College’s unique narrative evaluation system and their interdisciplinary curriculum. Are there other colleges out there that ditch traditional grades for evaluations and encourage a more self-directed education?

8 months ago

Absolutely, there are a few colleges with approaches similar to Evergreen State. One example is Hampshire College in Massachusetts, which emphasizes narrative evaluations and doesn't have traditional majors. Students design their own concentrations and receive detailed feedback instead of grades. Another one is Reed College in Oregon. While Reed does have grades, they take a backseat to the rigorous academic feedback, and the focus is more on learning than on GPA. Also, consider looking into Bennington College in Vermont and the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies at the University of Redlands in California, both of which allow significant student control over their educational paths. Lastly, Antioch College in Ohio has a narrative evaluation system and a co-op work program that integrates real-world experience with academic study. Each of these schools provides a unique twist on traditional education, so I recommend researching them further to see which aligns best with your personal and educational goals!

8 months ago

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