Author: Ramya Prabhakar

Choosing a Study Abroad Program in the Middle East.docx

I thought I’d take this opportunity to talk a little bit about the process of choosing a study abroad program in the Middle East. It’s a lot harder to study in this region than on other continents simply because of conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Israel/Palestine, Egypt, and Lebanon, so there are a lot of considerations for students looking to spend a semester in the Middle East.

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In Which Bulldogs Become Blue Jays

In the beginning, Johns Hopkins was off the list. “No, it’s a medical school, Mom,” I pointed out when my mother first mentioned Hopkins, at the very start of my college search. “I don’t want to be a doctor, I want to be a lawyer. Besides, I don’t like the ‘s’ in the name. It’s kind of like they meant to write John but messed up and accidentally added an extra letter.”

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