Regular Discussion Groups

Stanford University

Reflections - Stanford’s First Year Reflection Seminar provides an opportunity for new undergraduates come together to pause and reflect upon who they are and what they want out of their lives and to assist them in making choices more thoughtfully and intentionally in their time as undergraduates at Stanford. 

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Bowdoin College

The Bowdoin Advising program in Support of academic Excellence (BASE) is a targeted advising program for students who may be less prepared for the challenges of rigorous college-level academic work at a highly selective and academically challenging liberal arts college. 

Format

  • Audience: 30 first-year students, selected based on possible challenges in transition to college, including factors such as:  lower socio-economic status, first-generation college...
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College of Wooster

Worthy Questions - a program designed for students who wish to investigate their life's passions. Worthy Questions assists students in integrating personal, professional, and spiritual values by providing tools, models, and a community for reflection. 

Format

  • Audience: Students typically enter the program as first-...
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Boston College

Halftime - a program which BC students traditionally attend during their sophomore, junior, or senior year, gives students a chance to step away from campus to reflect on where they have been, where they are, and where they are going

Format

  • Audience: Mostly sophomores, one program for seniors
  • When: Halftime...
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Babson College

Entrepreneurial Thought and Action - Babson is globally recognized for our one-of-a-kind Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (ET&A) methodology that teaches undergraduates, graduates, and executives to balance action, experimentation, and creativity with a deep understanding of business fundamentals and rigorous analysis as the ideal...

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Harvard University

Reflecting on Your Life - The purpose of Reflecting on Your Life is to create an opportunity for freshmen to reflect – outside the classroom – on what matters to them and why.

Format

  • Participants: First-year students
  • Participants: ~130 (out of a total of 1667 first-years) with about 12-15 students per discussion group
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