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Starting College During A Pandemic: An NYU Student's Audio Diary

Madison Hall poses for a self-portrait while in quarantine inside her NYU dorm room on Aug. 27, 2020.
Madison Hall poses for a self-portrait while in quarantine inside her NYU dorm room on Aug. 27, 2020.

Nothing about life for college students is typical this year. Like many students, 18-year-old Madison Hall of Baltimore was given the choice of whether to attend school in person or remotely. She documented her dilemma in this audio diary.

This story is part of a collaboration between WNYC’s Radio Rookies and YR Media called 18-to-29 Now: Young America Speaks Up.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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