Ciara Bates

Attending:Illinois Wesleyan University
Studying in South Korea | *Malú Alvarez Global Access Scholarship
"Hello" in your host country's language: 안녕하세요
Home Institution (your U.S. University/College): Illinois Wesleyan University
Expected graduation year: 2021
Destination city & country: Seoul, South Korea
Program provider: Seoul National University
Major/minor: Acting / Film Studies
Demographics: First-Generation
Future career aspirations: To teach English as a foreign language in South Korea, act, and work to bring more diversity to the American film industry
Top 3 goals for your time abroad: 1) Improve upon my Korean language proficiency
2) Challenge myself to step out of my comfort zone to achieve personal and academic growth
3) Immerse myself in the culture surrounding me, making lasting relationships and memories with the people I interact with

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