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The "coolest" season at Cornell, Winter Session is a great opportunity to earn up to four credits in just a few weeks, enjoy small classes, concentrate on intensive study, and get to know your professor and classmates.

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What our students are saying

"I loved the way in which Professor Katzenstein was willing to help students and was very passionate about the course. I also loved the way in which she used the subject matter of the prison system to examine broader themes in American society."