Meet the Writers

Lauren in Costa Rica

Meet Lauren

My name is Lauren Worrick. I am a Marine Science major that is currently studying in San Rámon, Costa Rica. It’s a small town of about 10,000 people. I chose this location because of the close proximity to the ocean and surrounding forests; the classes offered have connecting field studies with the ocean and forests […]

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Gabriella Wiegman

Meet Gabriella

Hey everyone my name is Gabriella but most people call me Ella. I am a Marine Science major with a minor in Environmental Science and Ecology. I took a wild chance with study abroad and went to a city that was completely based on the green act; this means that they’re focused on all things […]

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Alex MacKay in Gold Coast Australia

Meet Alex

Hello everyone, my name is Alex and I went abroad in the spring of 2020. I chose to go abroad with a recommended program called USAC (University Studies Abroad Consortium) and I studied at Griffith University in Gold Coast, Australia. I’ll be one of the writers for the blog so I’m here to tell you […]

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Shania Soler at Mitake Mt.

Meet Shania

Hello world! I’m Shania and I work at the University of Maine as a Study Abroad Assistant with the Office of International Programs. I graduated from the UMaine in December 2021 with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in English and a minor in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality studies. I spent a majority of my Sophomore […]

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