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UGA Costa Rica - Maymester Geology and Culture : Testimonials (San Luis)

The following program testimonial responses have been selected for publication by Education Abroad
Final Reflection Questions
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
Program Testimonials
The trip in itself was great but the students and staff members that went along were what made the experience unforgettable.
— Christopher Antrim, Maymester 2016
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
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I loved getting to learn about the different culture there.
— Hannah Colwell, Maymester 2016
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
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I loved learning about the Costa Rican culture and being able to experience what Pura Vida really mean.
— Melissa Thomas, Maymester 2017
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
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The motto/lifetyle of Pura Vida. The people in Costa Rica exemplify such a beautiful, simple, and loving way to live that I will always carry with me. Everyone was so nice, humble, and hospitable. They loved the environment and their community. Also the students on my trip was such a good group of adventurous and open-minded people, due to the nature of the Outdoor Adventure aspect of the program.
— Truc Vu, Maymester 2017
What are your words of advice to students considering this program?
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Definitely a must go if you are considering a short study abroad program.
— Christopher Antrim, Maymester 2016
What are your words of advice to students considering this program?
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Be open minded about everything and try new things! Don't be afraid to feel uncomfortable.
— Nolan Ayers, Maymester 2016
What are your words of advice to students considering this program?
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Do it! Bring a good rain jacket.
— William Crook, Maymester 2016
What are your words of advice to students considering this program?
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Keep an open mind and be adventurous!
— Truc Vu, Maymester 2017
How did the experience impact you and your future educational/career/personal goals?
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I learned a lot about the importance of sustainability. My lifestyle will be different than it would have been before. I am more aware of our effects on the environment.
— Hannah Colwell, Maymester 2016
How did the experience impact you and your future educational/career/personal goals?
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it helped me to be more aware of how what we do everyday is affecting the environment and it also taught me that there is always more than one way to get something done and our way might not always be the best.
— Melissa Thomas, Maymester 2017
How did the experience impact you and your future educational/career/personal goals?
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I have a much greater appreciation and passion for the environment and sustainability.
— Truc Vu, Maymester 2017