I am so excited to go to Germany in TWO DAYS! Studying abroad and embracing another culture is something I have been looking forward too. Besides getting credits over in a fun and adventurous way, I believe going to Germany will be a great opportunity to grow as a person. I expect my maturity and my confidences in a more adult roles will increase through learning how to budget my money, getting around without a GPS, and not having my parents 20 minuets away in case I forget something. I am delighted to be able to have this experience. Continue reading First Thoughts
At the beginning of my senior year of high school, I began to look for colleges to apply to. I was looking for a Christian college in the Midwest that had a strong engineering program. When I came across Calvin College, I was surprised by the amount of international opportunities that it’s engineering department provided. Continue reading This is just the beginning.
Why are you on this summer program? What do you hope for a class outcome? What is a personal strength that you can contribute to the group? What is your prayer for this summer program?
I decided to go on this trip for a variety of reasons. I took four years of German classes in high school. As I learned about German language and culture, I found that the Continue reading Pre-departure reflections
Our first class on Calvin’s campus lasted for 3.5 hours. I think that everyone stayed awake.
Prof De Rooy
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Prof. De Rooy