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Claudia Turnbull

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In my first semester I quickly found that the faculty resources, particularly in regard to recommended reading, spoke precisely to what enriches my thoughts.

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Claudia Turnbull

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When Claudia Turnbull's children were grown, she decided to learn more about a meditation practice stemming from Vedic teachings she had been following for thirty years. She needed either a low-residency or a distance learning program that would allow her to study wherever she was. She chose Goddard's low-residency MA in Individualized Studies degree program, where she explored concepts of consciousness within Indian philosophy and wrote A Spiritual Memoir for her thesis.

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Interview with Claudia Turnbull

Claudia: I had found myself at the point in life when it was time to take a deeper look at my belief systems and practices. I knew what I wanted to study but needed an academic setting and direction to plug into. It was time to put my questions and passions on the table and look at what was meaningful from new perspectives.

With the help of faculty I was able to explore the first person approach to the study of consciousness while creating a spiritual memoir. In doing...

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