A welcoming place for first-year students, where alternative approaches to education are encouraged and supported through small-group learning and peer-to-peer teaching

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An environment that fosters learning in and out of the classroom, and a great space for both individual study and collaboration

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A tight-knit community of 55 first-year students, 9 staff, and 40 upper-class students who can share classes, study sessions, food, and social activities in a manner suited to each individual’s taste

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The Experimental Study Group (ESG) offers instruction in the core first-year subjects of biology, chemistry, math, physics, and humanities through small, discussion-based classes designed for students who are interested in taking an active role in their education. Academics are supplemented by a variety of community activities, including weekly luncheons, evening study sessions, and weekend trips.

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