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Rachel Wehner, Tanzania

Rachel Wehner, Tanzania

"My time in Tanzania, Africa, taught me so much. I gained a passion and a greater appreciation for cultures other than my own....."

Nicole Herrick, Costa Rica

Nicole Herrick, Costa Rica

"Costa Rica was everything I wished for and more. Living in a Central American country taught me how to view the world in a completely different way and gave me not only forever friends, but also an experience of a lifetime ...."

Kelsey Johnson, Tanzania

Kelsey Johnson, Tanzania

"I would not be the teacher I am today without the incredible teaching experiences I had in Arusha, Tanzania. The students and friends I have met abroad will forever hold a place in my heart."

Sarah Jennings, Spain

Sarah Jennings, Spain

"My experience is Spain is one that I will never forget. Immersing myself in the Spanish culture helped me grow as a person and allowed me to grow professionally by observing a classroom outside of an American one."

Alexa VanBrocklin, Spain

Alexa VanBrocklin, Spain

"I have been abroad before, but Teacher Assisting in Spain cannot be compared. My favorite things that I brought home with me were the once in a life time memories and relationships that I will never forget."

Stephanie Kotschevar, Ireland

Stephanie Kotschevar, Ireland

"Interning abroad was a once in a lifetime experience. This opportunity prepared me for my career because it forced me out of my comfort zone and taught me to adapt. I urge everyone to go abroad and discover what the world has to offer."

Geoffrey Kenney, Japan

Geoffrey Kenney, Japan

"Many places to see and visit in Tokyo outside of classroom sessions. Plus a lot of Japanese exclusive merchandise, especially Disney based merchandise. On a side note melon soda is pretty tasty."

Michael Baldwin, Switzerland

Michael Baldwin, Switzerland

I became exposed to cultures and languages from all over by living in an international setting, and learned more about my Swiss family heritage by visiting relatives and exploring beautiful Switzerland.

Sheila Garcia, Japan

Sheila Garcia, Japan

"My time in Japan was full of moments in which I was constantly pushed out of my comfort zone, making even a trip to the supermarket an adventure."

Karlye Zattlin, Argentina

Karlye Zattlin, Argentina

"Studying abroad in Argentina I expected to learn a lot in the classroom and to become more independent, and I did. But so much more important was the community and life-long friendships that I made and the lessons I learned serving underprivileged."