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  • Jessica Lee traversed the globe to discover her academic niche

    Jessica Lee traversed the globe to discover her academic niche

    By Jessica Sinn
    Jessica Sinn
    Published: May 20, 2010

    Jessica Lee, a graduating Plan II, Russian language and culture student, always dreamt of making the world a better place, but it took many adventures — from hopping on the Trans-Siberian railway on a whim, to haphazardly taking on a job as a beat reporter for the Moscow Times — for her to discover her niche in life.

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      Aurelija said on May 23, 2010 at 12:39 p.m.
      “How are you going to know what you’re going to do when you don’t know who you are now?” ,- that's a good question!
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      MariaAbroad said on May 21, 2010 at 2:04 p.m.
      I completely agree with Jessica! Studying abroad is a life-changing experience and there is IMHO no better way to learn who you are and what your goals are. From my personal experience, I can also say that studying abroad helps you a lot, even later in life. You learn to adapt to new situations and challenges more quickly, are more confident and independent. I have never met a single student that has any regrets about his or her study abroad adventure!