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New York embodies everything I imagined America to be: fast-paced, with bright lights and lots of interesting people.
I see my journey of self-discovery at university much like my hair growth: slow, sometimes awkward, but always beautiful.
Before starting my year abroad, I had never been to the United States. All my knowledge of American life came from a limited number of reputable sources, namely Disney Channel, “Mean Girls” and “The Real Housewives.” I was prepared for cheerleaders, preppy students and cliques ranging from jocks to nerds.
Sitting in the 2,500 seater Bridges Auditorium on Nov. 10, I braced myself for the a cappella music festival everyone had been talking about. The audience filled every seat, and the room buzzed with excitement. Being a British exchange student, the closest thing I know to a cappella is the