When applying to colleges, I knew that I wanted to leave my home state of Maryland. However, when the time came to actually commit to a college, I was super nervous and conflicted about leaving the comforts of my hometown to go to a school across the country where I did not know a single person.
The perks of being an out of state student:
The downsides of being an out of state student:
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