Ask Away Interviews
November 20, 2019
Samara wanted to bridge a gap between international and domestic students at her school, so she established a local chapter of national non-profit Project Pengyou. Learn about their group as well as her own study abroad journey.
November 7, 2019
Working toward her goal of becoming a translator and interpreter, high school senior Alyssa is currently learning four languages. Her motivation? Learning about someone else’s language and culture makes them happy!
October 31, 2019
Leah Groat extends her high school Spanish classroom into the community—taking students abroad, to museums, and even to their local grocery store for authentic experiences.
October 24, 2019
Madeleine uses her French skills everywhere from a monthly film night on campus and a French club for younger students to biomedical research in the South of France. Read her story here.
September 26, 2019
Breanne was born hard-of-hearing and learned ASL as a child; it wasn’t until college that she began learning the language again. Learn what she’d like to share with the world about ASL and Deaf culture.
September 19, 2019
Jasmine was drawn to learn ASL because of its uniqueness. She joined the Cornell University Deaf Awareness Project (CUDAP) last year and has gained a wealth of knowledge about the Deaf community. Learn about her CUDAP experiences here.
September 5, 2019
Addie pursued learning about the Korean language and culture to connect more deeply with her family and chose to live abroad in South Korea to improve her speaking skills. Check out her story!
August 22, 2019
Katarina is a native speaker of Serbian and English who’s also learning Japanese, Korean, Spanish, ASL, and Bahasa Indonesian. Learn about her experiences abroad and discover her blog.
August 13, 2019
Caroline is passionate about Russian language and culture; read about her persistence when applying to study abroad and what she plans to do with her skills and experience in the future!
August 8, 2019
Monica is working towards completing a minor in German Language in addition to obtaining a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages while also reconnecting with her heritage language of Tagalog.