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Those who agree great minds think alike neither knew a great mind, nor possessed one. Take yours for example: a mind that invites new ideas and embraces challenges; that recognizes brilliance forging a unique path; that's eager to address the problems of the present by drawing upon the wisdom of the past. 

Shimer Great Books School

Pursue wisdom, find guidance and gain perspective.Your journey to further develop your mind starts here, with the Shimer Great Books School at North Central College.

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Not sure if the Shimer Great Books School is the right fit for you? Watch our video about who is an ideal Shimer student and what you should expect when joining our great community.