California Institute of Technology Social Environment

California Institute of Technology 3 300x200 California Institute of Technology Social EnvironmentCal Tech has a small, very select undergraduate student body passionate about the physical sciences. They collaborate with the larger graduate student body so much so that in the second year of course work, undergraduate students are in some classes with graduate students.

These undergraduates are expected to step up their effort and perform at graduate level. Continue reading

California Institute of Technology Social Environment Part (2)

California Institute of Technology 6 300x225 California Institute of Technology Social Environment Part (2)They are future oriented students who prepare for grad school and then for working in the national labs. They socialize around research and solving problems, eating late night pizza while tackling scientific hypotheses.

Collaboration with team members who are very different from one another is the norm. Continue reading