My first year at Boricua was eye opening, considering the myths that abound concerning colleges and the college experience. Everyday of class there was another new experience to look forward to. Here during the first semester all students must recieve the Perceptual Development 1 course that allows the students to visit the five boroughs and attend events that are offered. Occasionally these events are created inhouse, where possible to help develop critical thinking as well as a better understanding of subjects that are on the schedule, such as in arts,culture,differences in society. It is a great school for people like myself that have not attended a classroom in over 34 years.