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“architecture graveyard”

California Polytechnic University
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El Cajon, California
Level Contributor
24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“architecture graveyard”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

this is a fun hike on campus, about 3 miles there and back with some slopes. It features past student projects. Interesting to walk through the student ideas. There are also wild horses on the trail. We also received an impromptu student concert up on the giant climbing structure, about 20 students had brought instruments and were playing and singing- really awesome!

Visited July 2014
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Jackson, California
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The tour was disappointing”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We planned our vacation around the tour of this college. The tour guide was friendly and smiled a lot, but the emphasis was all on how much fun your kid can have while going there. Anything you would ever want to do for fun could be had close to campus. My daughter was hoping to hear more about their 'learn by doing' motto, to maybe hear a few examples of this kind of learning taking place on their campus. But the guide was not able to speak on this matter. All he seemed to care about, was having fun. He could not answer our questions on housing or our questions on the availability of certain support groups that might be needed.

A piece of advice; research the school in depth before hand through the internet. Most of their stuff is on line. Do several kinds of different searches, and read several pages into the searches. There you will find what it is really like, and get your questions answered. I wish we would have done our research more thoroughly over the internet, for if we had, we would have saved ourselves the disappointment and the trip.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank See D
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Carlsbad, California
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97 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Very cool place”
Reviewed 27 June 2014

I love being around smart young people and what better opportunity than to attend a graduation. Took a run through campus early one morning, beautiful.

Visited June 2014
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Maricopa, Az
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Vox Balaena”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

This was a small show put on by the students that was based around whales. Very interesting and very well done.

Visited June 2014
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Los Angeles, CA
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Please Admit”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

The campus tour was wonderful. The admissions session was informative and the department advisor gave us the perfect answers. Now just get us in.

Visited June 2014
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Thank cmpfuntime
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