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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Eugenia, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Eugenia, and I’m from Hong Kong. I’ve lived here my whole life, but I’ll be heading to the U.S. to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the fall of 2020. Taking a gap year wasn’t......Read More

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Hello!

Diana, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Diana and I live in San Francisco, California. I really enjoy drawing/painting, reading, exploring new places, and being with friends and family. This summer I’ve spent most of my time with my friends, seeing them (and SF)......Read More

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Hey everyone! :)

Max, Participant

My name’s Max and I’m from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I’m looking forward to meeting everyone and sharing this experience with all of you! I can’t wait to explore the Nepali region and delve into a totally new culture. In my free time, I love......Read More

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Hi!

Alexandra, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Alexandra, and I’m from Cambridge, Massachusetts. After four years of high school, I am very excited about the opportunity to take a step back and reflect on who I am outside my home and the classroom before going to......Read More

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Hi!!

Maya, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Maya, and I’m from Boston, Massachusetts. I just graduated from boarding school- Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. Feel free to reach out if you are nervous or homesick during the trip- I’ve been doing it for 4......Read More

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Namaste everyonee!

Graciana Childs, Participant

Hey everyone my name is Graciana (or Gracie) and I’m from Vermont. I’m taking a gap year before heading to Wesleyan University next Fall, and I’m so happy this trip is a part of it! This summer I’ve been busy working two jobs and trying to......Read More

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Hi!

Phaedra, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Phaedra, I’m from Greece but I’ve lived in London for nearly my whole life. I just graduated from an American High School in London and spent most of my summer visiting my family in Greece and getting my advanced scuba......Read More

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Exploring the Unknown

Matt, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Matt, I’m from Denver, Colorado. I am very excited to meet everyone and embark on this journey. I have never traveled internationally (aside from a tourist resort in Mexico which I don’t count) and I am excited to......Read More

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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PRE-COURSE WEBINAR RECORDING

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Students & Families, As you prepare for the upcoming departure, don’t forget about your pre-course webinar recording! While many of you joined us for the live discussion and Q&A, we also recorded the conversation and presentation so......Read More

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Namaste!

Vincent, Participant

Namaste everyone! I want to start off by saying how excited I am to be an instructor on this program. I took a break from instructing this summer to be with family and to walk the Camino de Santiago. This break was excellent, but I am incredibly......Read More

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Introduction!

Shanti Magar, Instructor

Namaste Everyone! (Greetings from Nepal!) My name is Shanti Magar, one of your instructor from this fall course. I am so delighted to work with you all this fall and share the upcoming beautiful journey with you all! Let me introduce myself a bit......Read More

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A note on social media

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2019 Travelers, It’s great to see your Yak Board come to life! This is a very exciting time of year for all of us, and while we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions, we have a request for you: please......Read More

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2019 students, Welcome to the Dragons community and your course’s Yak Board! You can think of your course’s Yak Board as a online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-course, you will use the Yak Board to introduce......Read More