My Beloved World - Chapters 15-17 Summary & Analysis

Sonia Sotomayor
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In Chapter 15, Sotomayor arrived at Princeton. Her roommate was Dolores Chavez from New Mexico. They had nothing in common but eventually found common ground. She went to the Firestone Library whenever she felt homesick. Without a formal pre-law curriculum, Sonia had to figure out what courses would be beneficial. She soon found that her classmates had been prepared for advanced classes through their high school courses. Once more, she was insecure with her decisions.

As part of her scholarship, Sotomayor worked in the computer lab as a data entry clerk. It was 1972 and computers were very new. She soon discovered she was greatly lacking in language skills. She began devoting time to studying each day.

Sotomayor soon discovered that she'd led a sheltered life with few experiences. Her classmates had been taught by teachers and parents who created plans to help their children...

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