An Ode to the Mentor Session

collaborative math learning
By Eric Gofen '19   Like wild animals around the watering hole, students gather in classrooms the night of the mentor session. Instead of a silent room of independent workers, the space is ripe with voices from every direction. Students sit together at tables discussing proof ideas and checking calculations. The energy is palpable. Their instinctual purpose may be fi...
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Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy (CJLPP): A Story of Collaboration and Growth

Law Journal Dinner!
I feel its weight in my hands. Its interesting texture. The unique scent. That feeling of flipping each page with pride and joy — each page that is equally thought-provoking, and each crystalizing memories of all of those precious moments that we have shared collectively, as we carefully pondered each detail, discussed our thoughts with each other, and made decisions that would...
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Pomona: My EdUtopia in Real Life!

I applied to Pomona College as an international ED1 (first round of Early Decision) applicant from China, where, arguably, Pomona and other liberal arts colleges are still in the process of gaining widespread public attention, compared to large research universities that generate more craze and hysteria across the country. Among so many fantastic higher education institutions t...
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