Why I Chose to Attend Baylor Despite the Sexual Assault Scandal

I knew that sexual assault was happening at Baylor University. I chose to be a part of the 2020 class anyway.The process of picking a college for me occurred during the time when stories about the sexual assault cases involving Baylor football players were breaking in the news. I was a senior at James Martin High School in Arlington, juggling advanced placement classes, working as co-editor-in-chief of the yearbook and going through the nerve-wracking process of college applications.If you had asked my friends, they would tell you I spent most of my junior year in full support of calling the hogs at the University of Arkansas. However, when I received my acceptance letter in the fall of my senior year, I could not have been more apathetic. Instead, around December I found myself waiting in anticipation for an acceptance letter from Baylor.  Continue reading...

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