You know I think a lot about the year I spent abroad. What would it be like if I never went and wasn't a year behind schedule?
Well the answer I always find is that I don't want to know. My year in Poland taught me a lot and I had experiences I could never replace. I met new friends and got a new family that I am extremely thankful for. But even more than that is what "being behind a year" did for me too. I took my time and learned work ethic, found a sense of financial responsibility and developed new interests. I made friends I never would have expected and discovered raving, which opened up a world I never would have imagined would mean so much to me.
I guess what I mean is if I ever had the chance to do life over I'd do everything the exact same way.Type your paragraph here.
Dallas, went to Poland, 2012-13
This year has been unbelievable. I have been able to experience things that most people won't get to in their entire lives- I've been to nearly a dozen countries, learned another language, made friends from all over the world, became familiar with a new culture, and found a second home. I'm so, so thankful to be given such an amazing experience.
Kat, went to Switzerland, 2014-15
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