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Get students excited about words. Stir a passion for literature and writing. And discover what it feels like to be in front of a classroom—all well before your senior year.
At Calvin, you’ll have in-classroom teaching opportunities as early as your sophomore year of college. Choose from a wide range of school sizes and types in west Michigan. In a real classroom, you’ll learn to engage your students with challenging and inspiring writing.
At Calvin, you’ll gain both practical classroom management skills and literary insight from professors who are accomplished authors and educators. And you’ll be inspired by literary thinkers and writers at events like Calvin’s renowned Festival of Faith & Writing.
Calvin grads have a 93-percent pass rate on teacher certification tests—one of the highest rates in Michigan. By succeeding here, you’ll be equipped to help your own students succeed.
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There’s a reason Calvin gets top marks from U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and more. Calvin graduates are in demand at grad schools, med schools, and careers in every field.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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