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John Zamora ’22 wants to dispel the notion that engineering is all work and no play.

Zamora is enrolled in Earlham’s 3-2 Pre-Engineering Program, in which students combine three years at Earlham with two years at an engineering school. The program allows students to get the best of a liberal arts education before becoming engineers.

Zamora credits the liberal arts with helping him consider ideas in new and creative ways.  “For example, I’m seeing myself working through problems backward more than ever, something I attribute to my time at Earlham and the teaching faculty here.

John Zamora“Engineering has a bad connotation of being all work and no play. I wanted to attend an institution that was different from the common places where engineers go. Earlham seemed like a place where normal was not the common practice, so I decided to apply. Thus far, Earlham is teaching me to accept the weird and make it work because it can.”

Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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