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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.

Amanda Furstenberg, Italy

Amanda Furstenberg, Italy

"Studying abroad in Italy was everything I could have hoped for and more; my only regret is that I didn't do it sooner!"

Maxine Wykle, United Kingdom

Maxine Wykle, United Kingdom

"My experience in 3 words: Eye-opening. Unbelievable. Beautiful. I planned an entire trip around the UK and it was the easiest thing to do. It is very exciting to see how close the rest of the world really is."

Shelby Woodby, Ghana

Shelby Woodby, Ghana

"My experience was unforgettable. It was life changing and completely different from anything I would have expected, but it has helped me become a much stronger person."

Alyse Griffis, Australia

Alyse Griffis, Australia

"Australia changed my life from what I eat, to how I think, and to how I view life now. I gained a greater sense of independence, great friends from around the world, and an experience that I only want to continue to share to inspire others."

Marvis Herring, Spain

Marvis Herring, Spain

"I learned so much more about myself and a diverse community that was different than a familiar life I was used to here in the USA."

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."

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."