WEBVTT 00:00:00.000 --> 00:00:04.000 Music. 00:00:04.000 --> 00:00:08.000 I came to Western because it's a nice small campus with a great community feeling 00:00:08.000 --> 00:00:14.000 Coming from out of state, I definitely wanted the support, not just from professors but also from my fellow students. 00:00:14.000 --> 00:00:18.000 And the minute I stepped onto Western's campus, I felt accepted and at home. 00:00:18.000 --> 00:00:25.000 Music. 00:00:25.000 --> 00:00:31.000 Right now for my history degree I'm currently taking Eastern European Revolution and Decent. 00:00:31.000 --> 00:00:39.000 So it's a really fun course and we're currently looking at how civil societies throughout Eastern Europe especially Poland and Czechoslovakia 00:00:39.000 --> 00:00:43.000 reacted to Communism and how they overthrew those bounds. 00:00:43.000 --> 00:00:47.000 My favorite part of being here at Western is definitely the personal experience. 00:00:47.000 --> 00:00:54.000 Where I've made some of my best friends here, my current roommate, we've been living together for four years and I think of her as a sister. 00:00:54.000 --> 00:00:60.000 So the personal connections that I've formed on this campus have been a huge help to me especially because I came from out of state. 00:01:00.000 --> 00:01:06.000 One of my goals when I came to Western was to travel abroad and experience other country's history. 00:01:06.000 --> 00:01:12.000 I'm so thankful that Western had so many different options because I was able to take advantage of these and see the different parts of the world. 00:01:12.000 --> 00:01:20.000 Once I graduate I would love to become a history teacher, my time here especially with the history department has definitely prepared me for this. 00:01:20.000 --> 00:01:27.000 Our history classes here offer a wide range of subjects, in different continents and throughout all the time periods that I could possibly imagine. 00:01:28.000 --> 00:01:32.000 I'd recommend Western because it's so affordable, even to out of state students. 00:01:32.000 --> 00:01:38.000 With the tuition promise and with the WOUE it's just as affordable if not more than one of the current California universities. 00:01:38.000 --> 00:01:42.000 Western Oregon University is exactly what I was looking for. 00:01:42.000 --> 00:01:47.000 Music.