Academics at Hampshire College with Mixhe
Virtual Tours by Students
Student StoriesTour Guide
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-Hi, everyone.I'm Mixheand I'm going to be talking to youabout Hampshire Collegeand academics.First, I'm going to tell youa little bit about myself.I'm a transfer student,a community college graduate,a non-traditional student,and a commuter student.I currently call Webster,Massachusetts a home.That's about an hour and 15 minutesfrom campus for those commuting.At Hampshire College,10students are not limitedby a set curriculum.11With the help of academic advisors,12we build our coursework13to support our individuallearning journeys.14Letter grades are not a partof learning here15at Hampshire College,16but every courseis evaluated thoroughly17for participation,18content understanding,19and connection-making.20Faculty instructorsare evaluating you.21They're lookingat how you work as a student,22as a peer,23as a teacher.24In my experience,the great part about Hampshire25is just how the professors give usthe freedom to express what we know.26I love being able to choosefrom writing a paper27to making a video, writing a play,or acting out pantomime.28It's all about making the connectionto the content29and how we can apply itto everyday problems30and bigger societal needs.31As an academically excellent student,32I wanted a schoolthat would both challenge33and support me as a scholar.34Here at Hampshire College,I'm in the children, youth,35and learning concentration,36but my academic interests are varied.37They fallwithin the cognitive sciences,38specifically neuroscience.39Every student has a final projectthat concludes our time at Hampshire.40This was a very important pointfor me, academically.41I am able to participatein real academic research42right now in my areas of interest.43At Hampshire College,you'll get to lead your learning,44and be the changemaker youare, to accomplish more.