*DC Area Scholar
Hello in your host country language: Dia dhuit
University: University of Maryland, College Park
Expected graduation year: 2019
Destination: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Program Provider: University of Maryland Exchange Program
Major / minor: Biology: Neurobiology and Physiology, Spanish minor
Language of Study: Gaelic
Demographic background: Asian-American
Future career aspirations: Orthopedic Sports Medicine Physician
Top 3 goals for study abroad: To obtain a research internship near the university and shadowing opportunity at a local hospital to experience different research and health care systems; To volunteer with school organizations and local groups to understand the different social issues in the host country; To learn the host country language, Gaelic in order to better explore local culture and history.

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