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Saludos desde Princeton!

Anna Hiltner, Participant

Hello! My name is Anna (pronounced Ah-na). I was born in Durham, North Carolina, moved to Princeton when I was three and have lived here ever since. While growing up in a college town has provided me with many cultural and artistic events to attend......Read More


Saludos desde Schaumburg

Cody Mui, Participant

¡Hola! My name is Cody Mui and I’m from the village of Schaumburg, located (supposedly) about a 30-minute drive from downtown Chicago (but it usually ends up around an hour or longer). Schaumburg is an economic powerhouse in the Chicagoland area,......Read More


Saludos desde Durham!

Leah, Participant

Queridxs estudiantes, My name is Leah, and I am so very excited to be supporting the group during the first two months and to join this amazing team of instructors. In case you haven’t already noticed, Pedro and Matt are extraordinary humans:......Read More


First Month Itinerary!

Matt Lynn, Participant

Hola estudiantes, familias and friends! Our first month in Bolivia will undoubtedly be one of our most important. It will be a time for us to learn about ourselves as a community, to learn about the country we will be living in, to set concrete......Read More


Greetings from Portland!

Natalie Swope, Participant

Mucho gusto! Me llamo Natalie Swope. I was born in a small town in Michigan, but moved to the west coast when I was only a few months old. I’ve lived in the same house in Portland my entire life. If you’ve seen the show, ‘Portlandia’, I can......Read More


Greetings From Greece (NY!)

Liam Seeley, Participant

Greetings friends! My name is Liam Seeley and I reside in the large town of Greece (~100k people) adjacent to the city of Rochester, NY (~200k people) and Lake Ontario. I suppose our fun fact is that we have 4 public high schools, each named......Read More


Time to post student introductions

Matt Lynn, Instructor

Greetings students! Friends, our time together is quickly approaching. Soon we will be embarking on a remarkable journey together, and Pedro, Leah, and I hope that you are beginning to feel ready to step onto the plane, and out into Bolivia. This......Read More


Welcome to your Bridge Year Yak Board!

Jenny Wagner, Participant

Welcome to your Bridge Year Yak Board! As you’ll soon discover, this group blog and message board is a valuable forum for: Introductions by staff and participants Addressing all questions regarding packing and trip preparation Posting live updates......Read More