Provide a 200-400 word essay that addresses the question below.
Describe your academic and career plans and any special interests (e.g., undergraduate research, academic interests, leadership opportunities, etc.) that you are eager to pursue as an undergraduate at Indiana University. If you encountered any unusual circumstances, challenges, or obstacles in completing your education, share those experiences and how you overcame them.
Specifically- I’m transferring from Purdue to IU bloomington. Changing my major from Plant Sciences/Agronomy to a dance major to earn my Library Sciences degree then to pursue my master’s in library science at IUPUI. Covid provided to destroy my ability to attend labs, classes or seek further help. I attempted to remain in plant sciences and switched my major as well as department within the school of agriculture. I still found myself failing coursework as I couldn’t learn in this type of environment. All the while, wanting to pursue my dance passion that I could use as a secondary source of income in the future. By choosing to leave Purdue, regain my lost sense of self, I believe starting over at IU Bloomington is the course correction that my academic career needs.