What is a transformational experience?
It’s one that changes your outlook, that helps stretch your view.
It’s one where you grow. These opportunities are primarily outside the classroom and are designed to prepare you for life after college.
Transformational experiences can change the way one thinks. It can change one's career path. It can change one's perspective on life. Transformational experiences support student's leadership development and communication skills, interpersonal skills and personal well-being and ways of thinking.
Dive into this Transformational Experience opportunity.
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The College of Agriculture encourages each student to participate in at least one transformational experience. What Purdue Agriculture offers goes beyond the classroom. CATE helps you learn about yourself and leverage what you find into a sustainable path towards ideas, inspiration and success.
You have a wide variety of options so you’re sure to find something to suit you. Explore what’s available and challenge yourself in ways you never thought possible before.
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Karen Plaut, Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture
“I would define a transformational experience as something that really changes a person’s perspective.”