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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  • Generous donors have endowed this fine institution and the result is gorgeous buildings and grounds. Well wroth a walk around outside.  more »
  • Went to Cal Tech to see the buildings and visit; Grounds are very nice and the older buildings are beautiful. Went into the planetary sciences building and they have some nice displays of their work i...  more »
  • Going through this campus is like going on a time travel. You can date each building by style, and there is a lot of style here. Worth the visit!  more »
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  • I wish I can someday write a proper review after visiting this great institute
  • Rubbish don't come here wasted 4 years and tens of thousands of dollars. Facilities here are terrible and full of nerds. Wish I could turn back time to not come to this hellhole. *JUST KIDDING I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT IM ON ABOUT DONT TAKE MY OPION SERIOUSLY. PLEASE DONT IT COULD RUIN YOUR FUTURE*
  • guud school but nut enuf xDs in it, dis skuul isnt da isnt gud at all id give 4whips out of 9edgydabz aslo the schewal is 2 serius an goes on tot partol al day and drass cudes ppls and it totes triggers meh. teh peeps at dis skool are cansur and dunt dab enuf also a dudee knamed Kale opresses me with spoons and triggers evrybodyz,,kys,
  • it nice because i am a kid in 6 grade but they say it nice boyyyyyyy
  • I am probably too biased to write an objective review because I got my PhD here, but I believe that Caltech is the most prestigious school of any type in the country. It is not the biggest or best funded, but it unquestionably has the smartest students, judging by average SAT math scores, from which you can extrapolate IQ. Uninformed criticisms notwithstanding, Caltech also has an extremely dedicated faculty. Most Caltechies are a bit too liberal for my tastes, but overall this is the go-to school for the best of the best.

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