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African Female

They wouldn’t want to be here; they want to go home

Participant 1: Yeah, like how does that stuff work when you're an international student? Like, are there additions for you because you're an international student, so your needs may be different from that of a Canadian student? Like, so [the other participants] were saying for their mental health, they wouldn't want to be here; they want to go home. Like, will the Mount pay for the ticket?
Participant 2: I doubt it.
Participant 1: Or can I take my classes online or something?


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