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Meet Rania Othman, a Graduate College Fellow and doctoral student in the Translation Studies program. Read on to learn more about Rania's favorite places in Kent, what they enjoy doing in free time and what advice they have for incoming graduate students.

Where is your hometown?

I am from Cairo, Egypt.

Why did you choose Kent State University?

KSU has one of the best programs in Arabic translation.

What do you like most about living in/near Kent? Do you have a favorite local spot or activity?

My favorite spots are the library and the student center.

What is your favorite KSU memory?

My favorite memory is getting my MA degree here at Kent State University.

What are some differences you've noticed in being a graduate student (expectations, pressures, visibility, etc.) than those of an undergraduate student?

Graduate life requires much more planning and studying.

What advice do you have for incoming graduate students?

I would advise them to try and achieve a work-life balance.

Fun Fact About Me:

I came to Kent with a foreign student program called Fulbright.

POSTED: Tuesday, July 11, 2023 02:37 PM
Updated: Monday, July 17, 2023 09:03 AM