“Hello” in your host country’s language: Hei, 你好
Home Institution (your U.S. University/College): University of California, Riverside
Expected graduation year: 2021
Destination city & country: Oslo, Norway & Taipei, Taiwan
Program provider: UCEAP
Major/minor: Comparative Literature and Foreign Language (Russian, Chinese) / Political Science
Demographics: First-Generation, Low-Income, African-American
Future career aspirations: Teaching English abroad in a Chinese-speaking or Russian-speaking country and working as a study abroad adviser or with a general travel organization to promote study abroad programs and other international educational opportunities in Norway, Taiwan, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Armenia to underrepresented communities
Top 3 goals for your time abroad: 1. Learning Norwegian 2. Improving my Chinese by speaking with locals and other fluent speakers 3. Making new domestic and international friends

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