AIU as an University
is so much more than just the education you receive or the diploma that you
hang on the wall.
AIU is where you
begin to understand that home is not a place, that sometimes blood isn’t always
thicker than water and that change is the only constant. It’s where you’re
first able to introduce yourself independently to the world, allowing yourself
to be whoever you want to be. It’s where you initiate the beginning of lifelong
friendships with some of the greatest people you’ll ever meet, one of them
being yourself. It’s where you learn to love yourself and embrace all the parts
you used to hate about yourself little by little.
AIU allows you
to feel secure at a time when nothing is secure. Your acceptance letter may as
well have been a really expensive ticket to a place with four years of
guaranteed lessons and beautiful moments.
So to my AIU
experience, I say ‘I’ve learned from AIU more than I expected’ and that doesn’t
feel the least bit out of context because leaving university is whole lot
similar to leave your second home and also because I really whole-heartedly
advisors for all your supports and everything you have ever taught me and given