It pushed me outside of my comfort zone. I continue to be open to try lots of different things because that's what STAC was all about. I take more risks. It gave me an appreciation for film, design, and fine art. It made me more open minded about art, our society, politics, and people. It gave me confidence in myself and my talents. It taught me that it's okay to suck at something - that doesn't make you a bad person and it doesn't mean you're not talented.