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Meet The Cast Monday: Emily from Arizona

Posted by Up with People on December 17, 2018

Meet Emily, a Recent Participant from Arizona in Up with People! Let’s read what she had to say.   What is the language you wish you were fluent in? “Maybe Spanish, only because I live in a place where Spanish is so prominent and for my host family here in Mexico. Ultimately, I want to talk to my friends back home and there are a lot of places that speak it.” What would you say to a future participant who you could inspire and influence? “The best advice I’ve been given was by an Up with People alum, so I’m …

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What My Gap Year Was Really Like. Real Stories From Abroad.

Posted by Up with People on December 12, 2018

Leaving friends and family to set off on a gap year can take a tremendous amount of courage. Is it worth all of the planning and effort? What’s the experience really like? As Up with People’s semester wraps up in Denmark this week, we thought it would be a great idea to ask those who have just completed a gap year with Up with People what the experience is really like. Who better to explain what a gap year is really like than those who have gone before you! Rodrigo from Mexico What was your gap year experience like? “We …

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Meet The Cast Monday: Tyler from Arizona

Posted by Up with People on December 10, 2018

Meet Tyler, A Rock Star Cast Member of Up with People from Arizona! Tyler shared his experience during his recent semester traveling in Up with People. Let’s see what he had to say. Tell me about a favorite moment you have experienced so far in UWP? “One of my favorite moments in Up with People was when we were singing a song dedicated to refugees for the refugees in the audience.” What are you looking to gain from your experience in the program? “Im looking to gain a better understanding of myself, a better understanding of the world that surrounds …

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Thinking About Taking A Semester Off?

Posted by Up with People on December 5, 2018

For those thinking about taking a semester off from school the decision can be difficult and unconventional. More and more, students and parents are recognizing the value in taking a break and exploring other forms of education that will provide skills for the real world. Take Josh, a member of Up with People’s Cast A 2018, who said, “Taking a year to see the world before I went out into it was the best decision I’ve ever made. I wish every young adult who’s still searching for their passion could have the opportunity to travel and find what empowers them …

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Meet The Cast Monday: Justice from

Posted by Up with People on December 3, 2018

Meet Justice, One of Our Amazing Cast Members of Up with People! We had a chance to sit down with Justice to learn more about his experience on tour. Here’s what Justice had to say. What is a language you wish you were fluent in? “Spanish, because I feel like it’s really handy since it’s one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Especially here in the U.S with a greater influence of the Spanish language and culture, so I feel like I’d be able to communicate more efficiently and with more people.” What did it feel like …

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