Nadine El Maalem

Attending:Rowan University
Studying in Morocco
"Hello" in your host country's language: Salem Alaikum!
Home Institution (your U.S. University/College): Rowan University
Expected graduation year: 2022
Destination city & country: Meknes, Morocco
Program provider: ISA
Major/minor: Communication Studies / International Studies & Arabic
Demographics: Middle Eastern/North African, First-Generation American, First-Generation College Student
Future career aspirations: I aspire to work in the field of International Education - particularly, with programs such as ISA or American Councils of International Education to help students go abroad to experience life and culture in the MENA region and to expand their formal and dialect-Arabic language skills.
Top 3 goals for your time abroad: My top 3 goals include:
1) Improving my Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Moroccan Colloquial Arabic (Darija) skills
2) Expand professional and personal network through networking with professors, program staff, and locals in Morocco
3) Volunteer in my host community, particularly by teaching English courses

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