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Mid-Course Excursion

Svetlana Johnson, Participant

Dear friends, family, instructors and curious others, For those of you who have been keeping track, then I’m sure your aware that it has been approximately four and a half months since our little group entered China. As such, this weekend we shall......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year China 2019-20

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Lost and Found

Lauren Aung, Participant

Yak of the Week

When I bike home, I anticipate not my building— a nondescript, seven story complex on top of convenience stores and massage parlors— but the building across from it. It towers over mine twenty-five stories high, and two looming characters......Read More

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2020

Max, Participant

I think it’s safe to say that spending the New Year away from our friends and families back home was a challenge for all of us in BYI. Celebrating the New Year is not a huge thing in Udaipur; in fact, many of our NGOs remained open on New Year’s......Read More

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Krishna Ranch

Anna Pinkerton, Participant

Yak of the Week

I groaned as we hit yet another bump that sent a jolt straight up my spine. I didn’t remember the road leading up to Krishna Ranch, the farm on the outskirts of Udaipur where we had spent our very first week in India, being quite so rough. But......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Jordan

Milton Academy Jordan

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Hey!

Shalimar, Participant

As someone who is constantly consumed by wanderlust, I’m beyond excited to start the new year with travel, and to the Middle East! It still comes as a shock to me that I will be going to Jordan, but I’m eager to see what this trip has in......Read More

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Introduction

Kavi Shah, Participant

Hi! I am a senior at Milton from Newton Massachusetts.  I cannot wait to arrive in Jordan in three months.  The Jordan trip will be my first time in the Middle East, and Jordan will mark the farthest I have ever been from home.  I am excited to......Read More

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Hi guys!

Bri Lewis, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Bri Lewis, I’m a senior from Kingston, Jamaica and I’m so excited to embark on this journey to Jordan with you all! I haven’t travelled much outside of the Caribbean and North America so I’m thrilled......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Jordan

Milton Academy Jordan

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New Adventure!

Dina Sara Custo, Participant

Hello! I am Dina Sara, a sophomore from Bosnia and Herzegovina in Robbins House! I am excited for many parts of trip. Some parts include learning about a country through all the different things we do on the trip. Learning, but also seeing......Read More

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Hey everybody!!

Jayla Stallings, Participant

Hiii, My name’s Jayla, but most people call me jas. I’m a senior from the Bronx, NY but most of my family lives in Georgia. In my free time I like to sing, dance, and watch Beyonc. This trip will be my second time out the country, and......Read More

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Self intro

Zac Ibrahim, Participant

Hi! My name is Zac and I’m from Quincy, Ma. I am a senior and a day student at Milton Academy. My favorite class at Milton is history (specifically Mr. Emmott’s Middle East history class!) and one of my passions is current events. At Milton,......Read More

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Assistant Director of Academic Support

Murielle, Participant

Hello All, Happy New Year! The idea that we will be walking in the footsteps of Ancient Civilization is unimaginative! But the thought that this dream will come into reality in just a few months, excites me! I am exited to be immersed into the rich,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Jordan

Milton Academy Jordan

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HI! I’m Jonah

Jonah Bussgang, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Jonah Bussgang. I am a senior from Newton, MA. I am super excited to go to Jordan for a lot of reasons. First, I am in Mr. Emmott’s history of the Middle East class and am pumped to actually experience the place we have......Read More

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Marhaba

Stefan Aleksic, Participant

Hey everybody! My name is Stefan and I am super excited to be a part of this trip to Jordan. I’ve spent the last 14 years of my life living in Saudi Arabia and visited countless Middle Eastern countries like Qatar, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, and......Read More

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Only two months until we leave for Jordan! 

Caroline, Participant

I am a little confused about what good Yak includes, so here is my best shot at explaining why I am so excited to go to Jordan. In the 6th grade, I completed a geography project on Yemen. We randomly drew countries from a hat, and I was utterly......Read More

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Introduction

Kadian Eccleston, Participant

Hi guys! I’m Kadian, a senior from Boston. Although I do not do it often, I love to travel and see new places. This is my first time crossing the Atlantic, so I am extremely excited. I am especially looking forward to learning about the......Read More

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Ahlan Ahlein!

Jana Amin, Participant

Ahlan Ahlein Everyone 🙂 I am Jana, a junior at Milton. This will be my second time on the Jordan trip and I could not be more excited for the opportunity to return to a country I very much loved the first time round. While I spend and have spent......Read More