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Reflections on Global Experience

As a mem­ber of the Inter­na­tional Busi­ness pro­gram at North­east­ern, I spent my entire fourth year over­seas par­tic­i­pat­ing in a study abroad and inter­na­tional co-op. I was so enthralled with global expe­ri­ence that I added two field study pro­grams before and after my IB require­ment. This expe­ri­en­tial year as an expa­tri­ate strives to develop us as global lead­ers, thinkers, and doers. I had the oppor­tu­nity to travel to over a dozen dif­fer­ent coun­tries in only 12 months; more than I have ever in my entire life. But the gnaw­ing ques­tion when I returned to the states really made me think about what it means to go abroad: “What was your favorite part?”

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Net Impact Spring 2012 Semester

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This semes­ter, the under­grad­u­ate chap­ter of Net Impact worked to pro­vide inter­ac­tive and socially minded ini­tia­tives for its mem­bers and the North­east­ern com­mu­nity. Two of the most impact­ful and inter­ac­tive ini­tia­tives stem from Grameen Amer­ica which prompted stu­dents to under­take two inter­est­ing sim­u­la­tions of poverty: the $27 chal­lenge and the Live on $5 a day …
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