When Guy Moshayov ’16 (illustration) was researching colleges online, he was attracted to MICA because students can “select courses without being confined to one major.”
T he Israeli may only be in his first year at MICA, but he can already see how being at the College has changed him as an artist.
Mos t of all, he said the talented students around him, who have inspired him and broadened his perspective dramatically, continually amaze him.
“I learn fr om students around me as much as I learn from my professors,” said Moshayov, who served in the Israeli army and traveled extensively in Africa and Europe before coming to the United States. Moshayov believes these perspectives influence his peers, too.
“I bring diff erent points of view about things they might have taken for granted,” he explained.
I f he could give any advice to students, Moshayov said he would have them focus on their own self- exploration while they are in the open-minded, liberal environment MICA provides.
“Being her e feels like an adventure abroad to me,” he said, adding, “Being in that state of mind makes me very peaceful and able to enjoy my time here."