A Memorable Visit
Why are you interested in Boston University?
Its location sparked my interest in Boston University. I had lived in Cambridge before, and I knew the city of Boston as a familiar yet exciting place – a perfect location for college. Although I didn't know much about BU at the time, I decided to visit the campus.
The morning of my visit, I attended an information session for prospective students. I expected a dull presentation similar to those of other schools, but I was pleasantly surprised. The charismatic admissions officer drew a uniquely vivid picture of BU. For a student like myself, who is interested in multiple subjects and uncertain which major to choose, the school's wide curriculum seemed like a perfect choice. The large number of study abroad programs also interested me; it was clear that at BU, I would be able to fulfill my desire to spend time overseas.
My positive impressions of the university were solidified the same afternoon when my friend Y, a current student, showed me around campus. I met some of his friends and attended a psychology class taught by a Japanese professor. I also noticed the significant number of international students. I'm not quite sure how to explain what I felt in the school's atmosphere – it had an exciting, stimulating...
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