I can’t tell you why I chose Union College. When I made the decision in summer 2011, I shocked myself and my family. Looking back, I see no logical reason why I chose Union. I was not a Seventh-day Adventist. None of my friends had ever heard of Union College, and I wasn’t even sure what I wanted to study.
But I decided to stay. I stayed even though I had not gone to an Adventist academy and did not know anyone in my freshman class. I stayed even though I was not a vegetarian. I stayed despite my lack of knowledge about Sabbath, Ellen White and the General Conference.