Top ten reasons to join the Origins Field School

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Top ten reasons to join the Origins Field School 2016-10-21T22:50:35+00:00

Instructors are top scientists in their field, and work closely with all students.

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Studying abroad in the world-famous Turkana Basin looks great your CV/resume, and appeals to potential employers and graduate schools alike.

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Explore and learn in the very place that the Leakey family and their colleagues made, and continue to make, unprecedented discoveries into our very origins.

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Experience a fantastic array of East African wildlife during your days spent at the world-renowned Mpala Research Center. It’s common to see elephant, giraffe, zebra, rhino, wild dogs, big cats, and more.

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Get hands-on experience in finding, excavating, and collecting fossils and artifacts in one of the most scientifically important locations on the planet.

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Expand your horizons by experiencing the amazing diversity of cultures in Kenya.

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Studying in the Turkana Basin is very affordable, often comparable in cost to a similar term at your regular school.

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Forge lifelong friendships and make excellent professional contacts.

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Get in touch with your roots! Visit the birthplace of the human species.

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Enjoy a healthy lifestyle, eating freshly prepared food made from scratch, and getting lots of exercise and unlimited fresh air and sunshine!

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  1. Instructors are top scientists in their field, and work closely with all students.
  2. Studying abroad in the world-famous Turkana Basin looks great your CV/resume, and appeals to potential employers and graduate schools alike.
  3. Explore and learn in the very place that the Leakey family and their colleagues made, and continue to make, unprecedented discoveries into our very origins.
  4. Experience a fantastic array of East African wildlife during your days spent at the world-renowned Mpala Research Center. It’s common to see elephant, giraffe, zebra, rhino, wild dogs, big cats, and more.
  5. Get hands-on experience in finding, excavating, and collecting fossils and artifacts in one of the most scientifically important locations on the planet.
  6. Expand your horizons by experiencing the amazing diversity of cultures in Kenya.
  7. Studying in the Turkana Basin is very affordable, often comparable in cost to a similar term at your regular school.
  8. Forge lifelong friendships and make excellent professional contacts.
  9. Get in touch with your roots! Visit the birthplace of the human species.
  10. Enjoy a healthy lifestyle, eating freshly prepared food made from scratch, and getting lots of exercise and unlimited fresh air and sunshine!