Stories from Global Citizen Year Fellows like you!
Live life to the fullest!
Maybe like Ariel Vardy (Senegal ’14, University of Washington) you’ll live life to the fullest in Senegal – starting a bakery, harvesting honey, and immersing in the local culture. At college, Ariel continued “exploring, questioning, and immersing,” by daring to try new things like circus arts, joining a gospel choir, and teaching philosophy to kids. Now he’s joining Teach For America.
Find a new sense of purpose and direction.
Maybe, like Alana Poole (India ’16, Tsukuba University), you’ll find new clarity during your bridge year about what your next steps should be. During her gap year in India, Alana decided to change her college plans and is now studying at Tsukuba University in Japan where she’s connecting with her heritage.