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Unformatted text preview: week. I studied in a mainly Arabic school where the English was slower and was heavily pronounced. Words were easier to understand for me there than they are here. A lot of people here speak much faster than they did back home and that will take a lot of getting used to. Sitting here and making this sound like a battle I’m about to go into alone would be really selfish of me. The office of international student affairs has really made our transition much easier than it would have been without them. The administration of Drexel as a whole and the community feeling you get in the university is really helpful and is one of the things I can find comfort in as I sit here typing this. The people here (Drexelians, maybe?) are the only source of energy that has helped me through the previous week and - hopefully - the next four years....
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2008 for the course ENG 103 taught by Professor Thorpe during the Spring '08 term at Drexel.
- Spring '08