I recently returned home to NYC after being a counselor at my summer camp in Muskoka, Ontario for two months. As an 18 year old being a counselor for 15 year olds, I had to pretend like I have a much more mature sense of humor than they do – but I don’t. Since camp I have been hanging out with my two older sisters and saying goodbye to my high school friends as they leave for college or gap years.
I am taking a gap year because I want to experience the world outside of the academic classroom before I return to school for another four years next fall. I am going on WTBD’s Morocco semester because I am interested in learning more about Islam, the Middle East, Arabic language, rural vs urban life, and in trekking through beautiful and unfamiliar landscapes.
I’m looking forward to meeting you all soon!