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UGA - Warnell - Discover Abroad: Maymester Australia and New Zealand: International Business (Dark Blue) : Testimonials (Christchurch)

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 people I met and everything I saw - best trip ever
— Ann Dunn, Maymester 2016
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
Program Testimonials
I learned how to be independent and challenge myself to do things that I have never done before, and learn new things about the different cultures in each country we went to.
— Haley Jackson, Maymester 2016
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
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Comparing and contrasting the lifestyles of the people of Australia and New Zealand to America. As well as experiencing views and sights that I never thought existed.
— Matthew Booth, Maymester 2017
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
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Experiencing first hand all the beautiful scenery and learning about various aspects of the countries.
— Denae Cotton, Maymester 2017
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
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First, this study abroad taught me that learning truly does enhance the traveling experience. Knowing the context of what you are seeing makes it more holistically engaging. Secondly, experiencing the world while making friends with new people will teach you so much about yourself while you make the best memories of your life.
— Macey Dawson, Maymester 2018
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
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We learned a lot about sustainability and it made me realize how I can change little things in my life in order to be more sustainable. It also opened my eyes to such a different culture and made me want to travel and see the rest of the world.
— Ashley Park, Maymester 2018
What are your words of advice to students considering this program?
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Do everything that is offered. Get as little sleep as possible because there is so much to do. Traveling from city to city is the best way to catch up on sleep except when traveling around New Zealand. The views are unreal!
— Matthew Booth, Maymester 2017
What are your words of advice to students considering this program?
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Take advantage of EVERY SINGLE opportunity you get on this trip, you won't regret it. Push yourself outside of your comfort zone every single day and although it may seem completely overwhelming, don't stay inside doing work the whole time. Do as many of the assignments en route as possible so that you can fully experience each location during the days.
— Jacquelyn Welles, Maymester 2017
What are your words of advice to students considering this program?
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Anyone who gets the chance should 100% go. It is such an incredible experience and I would not have traded that month for anything. You meet such great people in your cohort and get to do the most amazing things. If I could do it every summer I would.
— Ashley Park, Maymester 2018
How did the experience impact you and your future educational/career/personal goals?
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It opened my eyes to the environment around me and to respect the Earth and try to protect it.
— Haley Jackson, Maymester 2016
How did the experience impact you and your future educational/career/personal goals?
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I think that it changed the way I will interact with the environment around me and possibly pursue different career paths.
— Connor Tippett, Maymester 2016
How did the experience impact you and your future educational/career/personal goals?
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I was able to experience life in a fun and adventurous way. I became more open to what my future holds in the business world.
— Matthew Booth, Maymester 2017
How did the experience impact you and your future educational/career/personal goals?
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This trip inspired me to travel so much more.
— Denae Cotton, Maymester 2017