John Knight Interview

Antioch College
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0:13 - Introduction

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Partial Transcript: John Knight
Tel Aviv, Israel
Class of 2014
Linguistics and Spanish & Hispanic Studies Major
Middle Eastern Studies Minor

1:28 - Relationship to Lynn Knight and Student Events & Activities

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Partial Transcript: What working positions did you hold/what was your relationship to Lynn Knight and events?

Keywords: box office; office assistant

1:46 - Current Status

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Partial Transcript: Where are you now and what are you doing now?

Keywords: helping immigrants; Immigrant Affairs; Mayor's Office; New York; social services; supervisor

3:45 - Before Earlham

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Partial Transcript: What was your journey before Earlham? How did you end up at Earlham?

Keywords: dialogue; diverse community; Earlham; international perspective; United World Colleges; UWC Wales

5:45 - Time at Earlham

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Partial Transcript: What was your arrival at Earlham like? What challenges did you face?

Keywords: financial struggle; Indiana; international student; study abroad; summer job; welcoming

8:39 - Favorite Memories & Experiences

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Partial Transcript: Do you have any favorite memories or experiences at Earlham?

Keywords: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; events

10:14 - Challenges and Learning Experiences

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Partial Transcript: What other challenges did you face when coming to Earlham or Indiana? What learning experiences did you have?

Keywords: Box Office; language barrier; life events; summer job

12:08 - Liberal Arts Education

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Partial Transcript: What about the liberal arts education, how do you see it being a different experience from other schools?

Keywords: personal development; professors; small classes

13:58 - Learnings

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Partial Transcript: Is there anything that Earlham taught you that, looking back now, you really cherish?

Keywords: bringing people together; class; classroom discussions; opening views; Peace in the Middle East; transformation

16:06 - International Perspective

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Partial Transcript: As an international student, were you able to bring a different perspective into the classroom or in discussions with other students that was eye opening to them?

Did you always experience Earlham as cherishing international students or did you also experience challenges as an international student, or as a student coming from Israel?

Keywords: appreciation; challenges; different perspective; discrimination; listening; living in fear; open mind; support

21:41 - Time after Earlham

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Partial Transcript: What was your transition like? What was your journey after Earlham?

Keywords: finances; illegal immigrants; naive confidence; New York; NYC ID; OPT; social services program; translations; work permit

26:43 - To Prospective International Students

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Keywords: do what you love; embrace uncomfort; follow your interests; money pressure; take advantage of opportunities

27:56 - More Reflection on Earlham

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Partial Transcript: Is there anything else you would like to add about your time at Earlham? What impact it had on you? What do you think about today?

Keywords: academically challenging; big impact; come out with a lot; education; immigrant focus; learning about my country; transformation