Student Spotlight: Amy Alfaqih

UnknownAmy Alfaqih was a student at WESLI three years ago and now she is a graduate student at Edgewood College.  Amy's undergraduate major was English language and literature, and she is now studying Education at Edgewood College as a graduate student.
Edgewood College is located in Madison, Wisconsin and is known for its business, nursing and education programs.  Their mission: Edgewood College, rooted in the Dominican tradition, engages students within a community of learners committed to building a just and compassionate world. The College educates students for meaningful personal and professional lives of ethical leadership, service, and a lifelong search for truth.
Students love Edgewood College because they offer small classes and students get a lot of Unknown-2one on one attention.  They also love Edgewood because it means they can stay in Madison 🙂  The campus is pretty small - there are around 2,500 students on campus - so it's easy to find your way around - and it's beautiful and safe!  Here's what Amy had to say about her time at school:

What do you like about your college?

I like many things about my college, such as how they treat international students.  Another thing I like is that it is broad and beautiful.  Also, there is a bus station near the college building, which makes it easy to get around.

What do you like to do when you are not studying?

I like to explore Madison because there are so many great things to do!

How does life as a college student compare to life as a WESLI student?

I think that life as a WESLI student is an experimental atmosphere that prepares students to be a college student in the future.  My classes at Edgewood are similar to classes at WESLI, there are few students in a class and we work in small groups.

Do you have any advice for WESLI students who want to go to college?

Unknown-1I would tell WESLI students to study hard and be as WESLI teachers want you to be.

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