California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

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As a private research university that was founded on the premise of learning through discovery, Caltech challenges students intellectually, builds analytical skills, develops character, and cultivates the knowledge needed to inspire and execute powerful ideas.
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  • August 5, 2017
    Beautiful grounds and architecture. Small campus and very walk-able. Lots of history in the hallways. Definitely worth the visit if you have an interest in space sciences or if you are just looking fo...  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    I am curious about colleges and usually like to see the ones that stand out for their architecture and general beauty. Cal Tech is modern and, overall, pleasant. I'm not sure that I would recommend it...  more »
  • July 4, 2017
    We surely loved the university. My first time visiting as was my wife's and daughter's. Our guide was very informative and as such we loved Caltech.  more »
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  • May 27, 2017
    With all the research I have done about Caltech it is amazing I want to be a Google intern while going there I hope it is as good when I go or better. --------A little rain makes me appreciate the sun shine
  • May 23, 2017
    As I walked in, the large and masculine beavers began frolicking in my direction. They showed me a variety of blueprints, including ones for robots going to Mars. They made noises like "kee" and "keek" as they grinned brightly. Soon, the pungent aroma of the headmaster became clear. The massive beaver let out a great "kee" as he picked me up and threw me through the roof, where I landed outdoors in their Jet Propulsion Laboratory. When I landed, I saw four beavers in lab coats working on a rocket. Unfortunately, the rocket was pointed at me. They launched it the second I touched down. I was out cold. When I woke up, I felt shorter, harrier, fatter, and a craving for wood. I looked down and saw two beaver paws. I had become one of them.
  • March 4, 2017
    Probably the smartest place on earth. Looks super awesome. Get the tour. I love to ride my bike through all the time.
  • January 11, 2017
    Clearly a world class faculty club that allows associate memberships. Beautiful "Athenaeum" architecture, world class chefs, stunning surroundings inside and out, wide variety menu, great service.....clearly an experience to strive for.
  • March 8, 2017
    I had an amazing tour of the campus. I was treated to visit several lab's and was amazed by what I seen.

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