Baruch has definitely lived up to my expectations in most ways… I didn’t want a college that was all the same type of people like my High School and I made the most diverse friends here in my block and clubs I joined. Shoutouttttt to Sheila, Victoria, Kolbein, Mike, Youssef and the rest of Block 55!
My first semester was good except I had to drop math because I was failing. In the beginning I was also feeling a little bit down because of the lack of a campus… most of my friends commuted so it was hard to go out together. As the semester went on though that all changed. I’ve been able to go hangout with my school friends and people from the dorm. I had alot of fun making new friends, hanging out, joining AIESEC, and the work load was not as bad as I imagined it to be. I now know that I really need to study more next semester though and not leave everything to the last minute.
There are few things that I would change about this semester. I would definitely not have failed out of math if i could do this all over again. Also, I would have made freshman seminar 2 semesters because I feel like we are all just starting to get closer but the semester is basically done.
Baruch did not change me as much as being in NYC did. I guess I was a little bit sheltered before since Long Island is its own bubble. I’ve met so many interesting people, I’ve had alot of cool experiences, and I’ve learned how to be on my own. I’m excited to see what the future has in store as my friendships grow stronger and I get closer to my career goals!