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The First-Year Experience

One of the purposes of this unique living arrangement is to ensure that the academic and social transition from high school to college occurs in ways that permit first-year students to take advantage of the College's extraordinary academic resources — especially its faculty — and to attain their highest levels of achievement. 

Poker with professors
Poker with the Professors

The East Wheelock Cluster provides a place on campus within which a community of scholars — students and faculty — discover common intellectual purposes and ideals.

Poker with professors
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Last Updated: 9/6/11