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Welcoming the Entering Class

TC's incoming cohort of students is larger and more diverse than any of its predecessors. Catch up on the demographics and meet some of the new faces.

The Fall 2012 Entering Class - By The Numbers
The numbers aren’t final until the add/drop period for course enrollment is complete, but it’s pretty clear that TC is on pace to achieve record numbers in 2012-13 for applications, new student enrollment and selectivity. Read more...

Karen-Nicole knapperModernizing the Army

As the daughter of a high school principal and a fifth-grade English teacher,  Karen-Nicole Knapper always figured she’d do something related to education. She just never imagined she’d do it through the U.S. Army. Read more...

Megan hanley Finishing School for an Aspiring Change Agent


Megan Hanley
grew up in awe of her grandmother, who taught for 30 years in Chicago public schools. So when Hanley, after graduating from college in California, received a Teach for America assignment back in Chicago, she expected not just a homecoming but a chance to follow in the footsteps of her professional and family idol. Read more...

Andi soemarli rasakA Teacher Asks Why


“I want to know whether it’s the government’s role to educate people, or whether it’s the role of families or churches,” says Andi Soemarli Rasak. “I want to learn about epistemology. I want to learn about the nature of human beings.” Read more...

Andrew c. shurtleff Continuing His Quest

“I like to call myself a compressionist writer,” says Andrew Shurtleff. “I try to observe and engage as many perspectives as possible and find what underlies them all.” Read more...
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