Twenty-two days of January have come and gone, and the best thing that happened was that I was increasingly sure of something. January 6 was the turning point. When the chaos at the US Capitol ensued, I began to reconsider my decision to apply to four universities in the States…


This inaugural essay here on Medium is on a process in which I am still in the middle and have already gone through. When I went to school overseas, I already had in mind applying for a Ph.D. program. It was easier said than done, and when I first tried…

Renato Aguila

Ren Aguila is a writer, independent researcher, and theologian from the Philippines. He recently completed his MA at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley.

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