Amazing Connections and Friendships in Just One Month

By Carter Lovvorn

The great thing about this program is that you get a full overview of the way the public health system works in a different country. You don’t have to be super into global health—there is a breadth of study and opportunity on the program. And you will still have plenty of time for activities with your host family and to explore Costa Rica!

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Sep
10
Global Ed Fair 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Max Recounts Paris Experience: The Language and the Land

“I am certainly more fluent in reading and hearing French than I was previously, even now that it has been three years since I had any French instruction. Taking the classes at French universities also helped to improve my writing, since the writing style is extremely regimented in philosophy classes there.”
 

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What Happened in Madrid...Prepared Marissa for a Lifetime

“I was surprised by the rigor of my program, which really helped me rapidly improve my Spanish. I essentially took Spanish 204 – a semester-long course offered at Duke – in two months."
 

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Sarah on Duke Middle East in Europe: Scholarly Passion Secured

“This program confirmed my interest in working on the human rights side of migration. Advocating for and finding solutions to protect economic, social, and cultural rights is what I plan to pursue in my long-term career."
 

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Shaina Lubliner: Finding Confidence in Chicago

"The professional artists I met during Duke in Chicago became my mentors and have been extremely useful when I’ve been looking for jobs. The friends I made on the program continue to be wonderful collaborators and supporters. This program allowed me to add a second major in Theater Studies and it gave me a better sense of how I can continue to be an artist after college.”
 

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Megan's Russian Summer: Building Skills and Breaking Regional Stereotypes

"St. Petersburg is an incredibly vibrant city with museums, architecture, and a bustling city life—no American city even comes close to matching it!"
 

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Eleanor Strand in Sri Lanka: New Insight on Global Health

“This program was part of the reason why I decided to make global health a second major. I was originally going to minor in it, but thanks to courses at Duke and this experience abroad, I realized I loved global health and global development enough to add another major."
 

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Kangaroos, Koalas, and Cool New Interests

"Through Duke in Australia, I got to experience the outdoors and environmental sciences in a way that isn’t possible in a traditional classroom. The skills I gained doing fieldwork have translated into all other sorts of experiments and research on campus."
 

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The "Real Italy"

"It sounds cliche, but being abroad is about opening yourself up to new experiences and living in the present moment. If the present moment has you sprinting through the Bologna Train Station to catch a last-minute train to Ferrara on a random Wednesday night, then you're doing something right."
 

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