From Kabul to Campus: Afghan Students Retrace Their Harrowing Journey to America

Lala Osmani, Mashal Aziz, Khadija Arian, and Sara Sherindil are newly arrived Afghan refugees to Northeastern’s Boston campus. They first met as finance and accounting majors at the American University in Afghanistan, the country’s first private university.

Through tears and laughter, they describe the pain of leaving family behind coupled with the joy of continuing their education at Northeastern’s College of Professional Studies.