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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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How Does Moral, Emotional and Spiritual Growth Happen?

Columnist David Brooks recently wrote (http://bit.ly/BecomingARealPerson) that educators in authority at the nation’s elite colleges and universities “no longer feel compelled to define how they think moral, emotional and spiritual growth happ…

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It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity. - W.E.B. Du Bois"
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