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Meet the Generation Study Abroad Ambassadors


Maddy Collins


"The places you go, the things you see, the people you meet.
You may have to leave these things, but they will never leave you."

Country: South Korea
Major: Korean Literature & Culture
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Christine Dai


"You may not have wondered that you can be satisfied by something as little as a flower."

Country: United Kingdom
Major: Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Shayon Falls

“Not all those that wander are lost. Inspire a generation because a generation inspired you!"

Country: Brazil
Majors: Psychology & Social Behavior and Criminology, Law & Society
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Kristen Ha


"Traveling abroad will be the sweetest thing you'll ever do."

Country: Spain
Majors: Comparative Literature and International Studies
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Brandon Hanthip


"You never thought water can fall so beautifully."
(one of the 3 water falls in Jeju island South Korea)

Country: South Korea
Major: Public Health Policy
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Emily Lin


"After our freezing first day at Hakone, we finally succeeded at seeing the source
of inspiration to many artists, Mt. Fuji. Seeing Mt. Fuji is more difficult than
I expected, but making friends abroad is much easier than I anticipated."

Country: Japan
Majors: Business Administration and International Studies
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Clair Mansour


"Experience is what you gain when you stray from the beaten path,
and the scariest paths often give the best views!"

Country: Germany and United Kingdom
Major: Biological Sciences
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Rosa Nunez


"One day I know I will look back at my study abroad experiences and say I Lived."

Country: Argentina and Ireland
Major: Political Science
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Nichole Rindahl


"Make the most of every day in your host country or city by something new to experience,
even if it's something as simple as trying a new restaurant between classes."

Country: United Kingdom
Major: Economics
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Kim Salas


"Who knew a couple of stones could make your horizons richer? Travel.  Widen your perspectives."

Country: United Kingdom
Major: Business Information Management
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Gurleen Samra


"Each cup of tea represents an imaginary voyage. Afternoon tea is part of the
British culture, which brings people from around the world together."

Country: United Kingdom
Major: Biological Sciences 
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Cherokee Turner


“Stonehenge is a place you hear about your entire life,
but it’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.”

Country: United Kingdom
Major: Biological Sciences
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Jenny Vuong

"I have never felt more at home with myself until I went abroad"

Country: South Korea
Majors: International Studies and Sociology
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