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My College Journey: Miftar Pozhari

Miftar Pozhari

Name: Miftar Pozhari

Hometown: Gjakova, Kosovo

Age: 19

What is your major or specific area of interest at Iowa Central?

Business

Why did you choose to attend Iowa Central?

It is the wondrous place that was willing to give me an opportunity when the world seemed to be hesitant to.

What is the last song you listened to?

The last song I listened to is Piano Sonata Number 1 by Frederic Chopin.

What classes are you enrolled in this semester?

I am enrolled into managerial accounting, business law, intro to psychology, intro to religion and public speaking this semester.

Are you involved in any extracurricular activities? If so, what?

I am not involved in school extracurricular activities

What is your favorite class and why?

Managerial accounting because it is something that I had not encountered before and therefore it is a challenge to face.

What is your favorite movie?

Catch Me If You Can starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks.

What advice would you give a senior in high school?

My advice would be that the key to achieving anything in life is the power of will to overcome barriers, and as such to be willing to work harder than anyone else.

What has been your favorite moment at Iowa Central so far?

My favorite moments at Iowa Central are all those that I get to meet someone from a different background and learn their stories, so one favorite moment is hard to choose because I get to meet people like that every day.

Future plans?

My future plans academically are to continue on to a B.A, M.B.A, Ph.D., while professionally I plan on creating businesses that focus on exemplifying people from all those parts of the world that are set aside, people with great culture and tradition that deserves to be known by the world and to connect to the world.