Ask Away Interviews
February 14, 2019
Olivia learned Signed Exact English (SEE) & American Sign Language (ASL) as a child because she and her brother were born with hearing loss; learn how she is using the language with her college sports team and the role it plays in her future plans!
February 7, 2019
Logan took four years of high school Spanish before joining the Marines in his new language-learning role. Learn how language skills are shaping his future plans… and even once saved a life!
January 31, 2019
Future nurse and translator Karina uses her heritage language, Spanish, to empower her community, helping people to receive care and assistance while keeping her skills sharp, but she wasn’t always as confident about speaking up… Hear her journey!
January 24, 2019
High school student Rachel started taking French at the suggestion of her guidance counselor. Learn about her story and discover her tips for practicing your skills.
January 17, 2019
Future otolaryngologist or orthopedic surgeon, heritage speaker of Telugu and current Rutgers–Camden student Sujay speaks to the value of practicing new language skills during a hands-on internship.
January 3, 2019
The French program at Abigail’s high school may not be very large, but she takes advantage of all the dynamic opportunities it offers to practice her skills and to promote learning the language and culture!
December 20, 2018
AP student Lily anticipates relying on her French skills as a professional when learning from and collaborating with individuals in Francophone countries.
December 13, 2018
For high school student Merrill, language and cultural skills will bring her closer to a future career in International Relations. Learn her tips for switching between languages and also about a German exchange student who became just like family!
December 6, 2018
Abigail, a future historian, plans to continue her study of French in college with a goal to “speak like a local” when she visits France one day!
November 29, 2018
Ena speaks German and Croatian. Combined with her degree in Management Information Systems and experience abroad, these skills help her in her current work for a Eisele Connectors, a German company.