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As summer changed to fall, a new coterie of male students at Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush began their academic journey. During class registration in September, students spoke excitedly about the classes they were enrolling in and the careers they were considering. Many spoke of how they looked forward to being challenged and growing as individuals through their college experiences. We spoke with five of the new students whose charisma and ambition made them stand out.
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Isaac Kassin, of Brooklyn, spent five years in Mikdash Melech in Ramat Shlomo, Israel, after graduating high school. Eager to ensure his growth in learning continued, Kassin joined LAS and will be continuing his Jewish studies at Mikdash Melech’s Flatbush location.
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“I’ve always wanted to be a doctor,” said David Baruch.
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Aaron Birnbaum said it was an easy decision to join the LAS family. “Everyone goes here,” he said.
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Eliezer Altshul said he chose to attend LAS because it was a good place to get an education while he studies at the United Lubavitch Yeshiva on Ocean Parkway.
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LAS Student Shlomo Zelefsky has a career in mind: oral surgeon. “It’s a combination of medicine and dentistry and has some of the best aspects of both,” he said. “It also gives you a flexible schedule.”
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Bini Rosenbaum said that he decided to attend LAS for several reasons. “My friends recommended it to me and the school meets me where I want to be religiously,” Rosenbaum said. “I felt that my classes would challenge me, and I could take advantage of all the resources the school offers.”
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Jacob Buchinger might be one of the few people who actively enjoys visiting the dentist. “I’m always excited to go,” Buchinger said with a laugh.
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With the start of the new academic year, male students at Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush signed up for their classes and met with their academic advisors on September 6. We spoke with several attendees about their ambitious plans for their college careers and their hopes for the future.
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Tzvi Scharf, of Brooklyn, said that LAS was recommended to him by a family member who had a positive experience at the college. Scharf intends to pursue a career as a nursing home administrator. “It’s a career where you can make a decent living but you’re not chained to your desk,” he said. “You’re helping people.”