Master of Architecture 4+3 IPAL '22 • United States Navy

Bill Anderson

Hometown: Ramona, California

In which branch of the military did you serve?

United States Navy

Years of military service

9 years

Why did you choose NewSchool?

Rigorous and practical curriculum.

How do you apply your military experience to your education?

Tenacity and teamwork are huge factors for success. Making the most of a challenging program requires both.

What has been your favorite thing about attending NewSchool?

The involved teaching staff with many years of practical experience. Small class sizes allow for greater learning.

What are your career goals after you graduate?

Reaching a point of critical recognition and in Architecture.

How has your experience in the military and in college prepared you for your future?

The military and college require dedication especially when one can feel totally overwhelmed. Goal setting and making a reasonable plan are key skills one must master for both.

What would you like people to know about the life of a student veteran?

We worked hard to be here, and we bring valuable experience and perspective to the college community.

What advice would you give to veterans who are thinking about pursuing a college education?

It is the most valuable benefit you can earn.

Click here to check out Bill’s favorite class project.

Embarcadero Mediatheque, Multimedia Museum and Market
Second Year Graduate Architecture Project
Instructor: Mitra Kanaani
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