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List of Mentors

The mentors who answer questions on this site consist of a diverse group of students, parents, faculty/staff, government, and business leaders from all over the United States. Students who recently studied abroad offer their insights into their experiences, parents answer questions regarding their concerns and feelings around their child going abroad, and professionals in the field share their expertise on topics such as choosing the right program, coping with concerns prior to, during, and after studying abroad, and many others. We hope that the information they provide will help answer your most important questions and give you valuable insight on the importance of study abroad for all students!

  • mentor picture Peter
    Junior Year Student
    Fairfield University

    I am a junior at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. I studied abroad in Beijing, China. I felt that my time in China was an amazing experience. As a International Studies and Economics major, it was interesting to observe...
  • mentor picture Michael
    Junior Year Student
    Loyola Marymount University

    I am a junior at Loyola Marymount University, majoring in political science. I am originally from Bakersfield, California and I studied abroad in London, England during the fall of 2006. It was a great experience and an amazing...
  • mentor picture Marie
    Senior Year Student
    Loyola Marymount University

    I am a senior European Studies major, Art History and Latin minor at Loyola Marymount University. During the fall semester of my junior year, I was fortunate enough to study abroad in Bonn, Germany through LMU’s New Europe...
  • mentor picture Rae Rae
    Rae Rae
    Senior Year Student
    Loyola Marymount University

    I am a senior Political Science student at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. I first studied abroad at age 15, in Montpellier, France. I stayed with a host family during the summer after studying French at school for...
  • mentor picture Sara
    Student Program Coordinator
    USC Master of Education Program

    My name is Sara and I am the Student Programs Advisor at the USC Law School's Career Services. I am currently getting my Masters in Postsecondary Student Affairs and Administration. I received my Bachelor's degree in Sociology...
  • mentor picture Daphne
    Graduate Advisor
    Student Government at North Carolina State University

    My name is Daphne and I am currently the Graduate Advisor for Student Government at North Carolina State University. I received my Bachelor's degree at Clemson University in Graphic Communications with a minor in Business...
  • mentor picture Destinee
    Junior Year Student
    University of California, Los Angeles

    I am a junior studying Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles. I am bi-racial and am also the first in my family to attend a university. In 2011 I studied abroad for a semester in Rome, Italy. During my time in...
  • mentor picture Kemi
    Programming and Outreach Coordinator at an independent film co-op
    Victoria Society of Independent Film Makers

    My name is Kemi, and I was born in Maryland and raised in the Carolinas. I basically grew up on the campus of Western Carolina University where my mom, my sister and I lived in faculty housing. I completed high school and college...
  • mentor picture Isabel
    Junior Year Student
    Loyola Marymount University

    I am currently a junior at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. I am a first generation American, my parents are originally from Mexico. I...
  • mentor picture Irene
    Junior Year Film Production Major
    Loyola Marymount University

    Hi! My Name is Irene and I am currently a Junior Year Film Production Major at Loyola Marymount University. Traveling and exploring cultures other than my own is something that I have had a passion for since a very young age. My...
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