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“It really doesn’t matter how long we take to graduate; what matters is, what we learn along the way and how we continue to push ourselves to grow, mentally and/or emotionally.”
Alina Rai was a Skyline College student who completed the Base 11 Summer Fellowship at Caltech. She now studies mechanical engineering at UC Berkeley.
“Base 11 gave me the confidence I needed to pursue a computer science degree at a top-tier university.”
Paul Grad was a student at West LA College who completed Base 11 Summer Fellowships at Caltech and at USC. He graduated from UC Irvine with a degree in computer science and now works in Silicon Valley.
“Labs for classes are meant to be hands-on, but it’s a whole different thing when you can watch a YouTube video, go to the lab, and figure it out for yourself.”
Skyline College student Daniel Messier uses the campus’s Base 11 Innovation Center to design, build, and compete in a solar regatta competition.
“I love engineering because it’s the only hands-on class we actually get to do in school. And we actually get to put our brains together.”