Last August, I wrote a harsh, though earnest, reflection on the required reading for a religion degree at Calvin for my first blog post on the post calvin. It simply wasn’t diverse enough during my time at Calvin. A year into a graduate program studying theology, my musings from last August still ring true, and I’d probably even be harsher if I wrote it today, but I’ve also realized just how well my Calvin education prepared me for my graduate program.
To be completely honest, my first year was very easy, and I’m grateful for the way my Calvin education prepared me. My grades came easy, and most tellingly, without much stress. Sure, I had to do the work of any graduate program, mostly silly amounts of readings, but I knew how to read the kinds of texts assigned (and had read many of them before) because of my previous studies.
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