Meet Hallaamal Keir

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My roommates and I visited the incredible Los Angeles County Museum of Art!
My experience here has been really incredible, I have been able to immerse myself entirely in the culture and really get involved in the politics of my institution. ...

US University: Occidental College
US University Website: http://www.oxy.edu/
US State: California
Field: Undeclared Major
Course: Undeclared
Region From: NE England
Hometown: Leeds
UK School/University Attended: Temple Moor High School and Science College
Years Abroad: 2015 - 2019

At Occidental I'm fairly involved on the campus: I am a member of the Muslim Students Association, MULTI, International Students Organisation, Dance Pro, Quidditch and I am on the Executive Board for Students for Justice in Palestine. I have really loved the variety of classes at Oxy, I'm currently taking a class on Palestine which is near impossible to find in most colleges. The academics have been difficult, with different writing and referencing styles but my professors have all been very understanding and I was quick to catch up. I received need based scholarship which covered most of my tuition costs, and also an extra low interest loan from the college. To anybody thinking of applying, this is honestly the best decision I could have made, so many opportunities have opened instantly for me... but don't lose your accent!


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