Travel Tips from Up with People Alumni

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The next cast of Up with People will be arriving in January, 2020! We invited alumni of our program to share some of their best tips and advice for newcomers starting their gap year program. Brody Carrasco (right) Travel Tips “Think of a great way to document your semester that you’ll stick with, and then really commit to it. It may feel like a nuisance at times, but you will appreciate it so much. I became lazy and didn’t end up with a consistent keepsake or documentation of my journey, and I really wish I had! One identical picture in …

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Where Are They Now: Interview with Alumnus, Eric Miles

Posted by Up with People on October 16, 2019

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Eric Miles is an inspiring alumnus who traveled in Up with People in 1992. His experience in Up with People provided him the opportunity to immerse himself into new cultures and truly see the diversity in the world we live in. Eric now works for Full Sail University, owns two businesses, and has partnered with several other companies in the financial and entertainment world. He studied acting at Mansfield University and has acted in several shows including Ghostbusters, The Blues Brothers, Kenan and Kel, and many others. Thanks to his generosity, Eric has shared his story about his time traveling …

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