Bachelor of Architecture '23 • United States Navy

Dakotah Tompkins

Hometown: Eagle Point, Oregon

In which branch of the military did you serve?

United States Navy

Years of military service

4.5 years

Why did you choose NewSchool?

The different variety of minors and small class sizes.

How do you apply your military experience to your education?

Discipline in the workflow to get my assignments done on time.

What has been your favorite thing about attending NewSchool?

The small class sizes and the one-on-one time you get with your professors.

What are your career goals after you graduate?

Masters in structural engineering.

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

I was able to really focus on my education.

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

The military really helped with me being able to meet deadlines.

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

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