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It has been so helpful to be part of World Campus. One of the most interesting parts has been reading discussion posts. I would have my ideas on issues, but other students’ thoughts on those issues would sometimes cause me to change my mind. It has helped me with my actual work.
— Mallerie Stromswold, Bachelor of Science in Political Science