Hi, I’m Mailé Nguyễn! I was born in Vietnam, but I’ve been living in Athens since 2000. I’m an HTC senior studying theatrical stage management with a Global Leadership Certificate and an International Cultural Understanding Certificate. I have participated in three Study Away programs: a semester exchange in Tokyo at Musashi University, a winter break… Read More Meet Mailé, an OGO Peer Advisor
Hey fellow Bobcats! My name is William Solorzano and I am a Senior Peer Advisor at the Office of Global Opportunities. I was born and raised in Miami, FL and my family is from Nicaragua and Cuba. I am a fourth-year student studying Sport Management with a concentration in Marketing Sales and Service. I decided… Read More Meet William, an OGO Peer Advisor
Hi there! I’m Marianne, and I’m a current junior studying journalism and political science. I studied abroad spring of 2017 in Meknes, Morocco, and it was the best decision I’ve made since deciding to come to Ohio University. I had always known that I wanted to study abroad, but it always seemed like a pipe… Read More Meet Marianne, an OGO Peer Advisor
By Lindsey Barrett, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities Let Me Explain… One thing that many career-prep workshops might tell you is that company’s tend to look for similar traits – leadership, empathy, organization, transparency, etc. Many job interviews will ask questions that allude to how you possess these traits. There are a few… Read More How studying abroad has helped me nail interviews and land amazing jobs.
By: Jacqueline Stevens, Global Correspondent, CISabroad Semester in Prague Study abroad trips are often perceived to be synonymous with expensive, but it does not always have to be this way. I managed to get my study abroad expenses cut in half, so if you follow these steps you should be able to do the same.… Read More Money shouldn’t be an issue: a guide to making your study abroad experience affordable
By: Lindsey Barrett, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities, Beijing DISCLAIMER: Your first time abroad without your family is going to have some stressful times. Some would even say that it can be scary. I’m here to tell you that is perfectly normal. If you are stepping outside of your comfort zone, you are… Read More The Two Biggest Things I Wish I Would Have Known
By: Brandon Brooks, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities, Chubu University 14-15 academic year The spirit of traveling abroad is much more easily accessible to those who do not let their sense of pride prevent them from experiencing new, different, and often valuable perspectives of the outside world. Although I spent months planning… Read More Hands Off the Tummy: A Lesson in Pride and Study Abroad