Kelly Tran

Attending:California State University Channel Islands
Studying in Mexico
"Hello" in your host country's language: Hola
Home Institution (your U.S. University/College): California State University Channel Islands
Expected graduation year: 2023
Destination city & country: Querétaro, Mexico
Program provider: CSUIP
Major/minor: Psychology / Spanish and Computer Science
Demographics: First-Generation, LGBTQ+, Asian American
Future career aspirations: I want to be a psychologist, researcher, and educator. My main aspiration is to advocate for mental health in every way I can. I am passionate about emphasizing the importance of mental well-being just as much as physical well-being. I want to help people recognize the power in therapy and destigmatize mental health and mental illness.
Top 3 goals for your time abroad: 1. Experience the world through a new perspective
2. Learn about the different needs of people living in Mexico
3. Become fluent in Spanish and form meaningful connections

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