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Part V: The World Of Diversity

7 Nisan 5772 – March 29, 2012
Although I was very aware that who I was and how I acted would seem out of place to the diverse student population at NEIU, I never really thought about how unusual their cultures would be for me.

Part IV: Adjusting To College

4 Adar 5772 – February 27, 2012
Realizing that there was no backing out of college at this point, I resigned myself to my fate. I was in college, like it or not, but I didn’t believe that I really belonged in college.

Part III: First Day Of College

4 Shevat 5772 – January 27, 2012
Within the span of just a few weeks, everything I knew about myself and all of my plans were destroyed. I was out of yeshiva, living at home and enrolled in classes at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU).

Part II: College – I Don’t Think So!

28 Kislev 5772 – December 23, 2011
Suddenly and abruptly, everything I had always known about myself no longer applied. There would be no long yeshiva career, Kollel or the like. At that point I really had no identity. I didn’t know who I was or what it was that I was going to do.

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