Graduating from the top-ranked high school in Kenya, John Kidenda considered Harvard University, Columbia University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology — also the University of Texas and Texas A&M University — for their engineering programs.
Cadets in uniform at A&M made him hesitate. He liked, instead, the beauty, size and scale of UT and Austin. Also the global student body.
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Michael Barnes writes about Austin’s people, places, history and culture.