When looking at colleges, I got the sense that Mount Holyoke was a good place to be as a woman interested in the sciences because of the leadership skills and drive to succeed that get cultivated in such an empowering environment. After studying at Mount Holyoke for the past two years, I have found this to be true. It has shaped me into a down-to-earth, strong, confident woman.
I am truly living the American dream. Sometimes, when I walk to the library or Kendade, I have to stop and take a deep breath because I cannot believe that I am attending such an institution as Mount Holyoke College. Even though this is only a small part of my story, I hope that it reflects the importance that having access to such an amazing education has for me.
I have truly enjoyed my experiences on campus thus far. For me, being at Mount Holyoke College is quite a privilege. From the moment I stepped onto its lovely campus and was immersed in the school's spirit and traditions, I knew that Mount Holyoke was the perfect fit for me.
My gratitude is immeasurable. The value of your gift is beyond a dollar amount. Yet, let there be no mistake, I am equally appreciative of that, especially from an alumna. I know you have responsibilities of your own, and your help is so valuable to me. Thank you for giving me support towards further continuing my growth, and all the best to you and yours.
I look forward to seeing where my experiences here will take me during my remaining years at Mount Holyoke as well as after graduation. My time here has instilled a passion for learning and a drive to accomplish any goal I set before myself, which I know I will take with me into my future endeavors.
Mount Holyoke College is such a dream, and I can't help but pinch myself when I'm walking around this beautiful campus because I can't believe this is my college. I am so proud and fortunate to be here, and if it were not for your help, this dream would not have become a reality.
Through the support of your scholarship, passionate women—uncommon women as we Mount Holyoke students like to call one another—have the opportunity to receive a well-rounded and rigorous education. I feel extremely fortunate to attend a college that values students as women and women as students.
The more time I spend at Mount Holyoke, the more time I want to spend at Mount Holyoke. I want to get to know every face, learn from every professor, memorize every tree, open and sniff every book in the library. What you have given me is the chance to continue my education here—an education that is beyond value.
Mount Holyoke has been one of the best environments for me to grow as a person. I've met amazing professors and have had the most intellectual conversations with my classmates. Thank you for your commitment to students like me at Mount Holyoke, as your financial support will aid me in my future endeavors.
With a heart full of gratitude, I write to thank you. There are few things that I value more than my education at Mount Holyoke College, and your fund is allowing me to continue a colorful journey here. I feel as if my academic and personal passions are melding into a riveting curriculum here at Mount Holyoke.
While living in the U.S., besides getting a good education, I have found out that I am not only learning about various cultures but also teaching my friends about my culture and the life of the people in Afghanistan. This experience has taught me the importance of understanding culture and diversity.