4 Years in 5 pages!!!


Five years ago, I was certain I would be writing this post on the lush green grasses of an Ivy League campus or a Chipotle restaurant close to highly rated liberal arts college. University had to be in America. 3 years of education in a pseudo concentration camp setup had drained all the drive left in me to continue schooling in Ghana. The lure of an American education was too appealing to not consider. The names of all the top universities in the land of the star spangled banner was known to most us. We started flipping through the pages of Barron’s and Kaplan SAT prep books long before we began cramming Aki-Ola for WASSCE.

Five years ago, I probably would not have imagined writing this message on a WordPress blog. A blog religiously kept for close to a year and nominated for a national award. Writing was not my…

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