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At St. John’s College, students think boldly, collaborate effectively, and explore fearlessly. This education is focused on original thinking and original ideas. By studying the most challenging books and wholeheartedly engaging in thoughtful, lively, and participant-driven discussions, students develop excellence of intellect and imagination. They confront for themselves the ideas that have been, and continue to be, fundamental to shaping the world they will navigate and are ready for any path they choose in life.

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Knowing How to Learn

Socrates knew something perfectly well that some of us are only now beginning to understand. Edward D. Hess, professor of business administration at the Darden School of Business, wrote recently in the Washington Post that he asked business inno…

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The generation of mankind is like the generation of leaves. The wind scatters the leaves on the ground, but the living tree burgeons with leaves again in the spring.- Homer"
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