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What Happens When A Class Project Turns Into A Study Abroad Experience

What Happens When A Class Project Turns Into A Study Abroad Experience

Update: 2019-08-01
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The reason he went to Kenya  is actually because of a class project. With out giving away too much detail; the project dealt with water supply trying and how to improve the current process that takes place. 


You'll have to listen to figure out the how and why.


There are also two firsts in this episode:


First: The first time I've interviewed someone who studied abroad in Kenya and...


Second: The first time studying abroad affected the trajectory of someone's major


Henry laid it all out like a blueprint, and if you listen, you can probably get a few pointers so you can make your study abroad experience stick out from all the others. 


SHOW NOTES



  • Henry's logical explanation for choosing to study abroad in Kenya [1:39]

  • The philanthropic outcome of the water vests [4:07]

  • The intricacy of Henry's project and study abroad [5:21]

  • Getting a grant to help with the costs of the project [8:25]

  • The exact length of Henry's project [9:23]

  • Getting to know the ins & outs of Kenya [10:00]

  • Mixing and mingling on the project [12:01]

  • Ok, so on every episode I ask for an interesting story or something that went wrong. Henry; as luck would have it; kept a journal of his daily activities, so we got a great recollection of stories from this gnarly trip to Kenya [12:36]

  • A) Did they all speak english and B) Were they all black? [18:08]

  • "The Kenyan food was incredible" [20:28]

  • Drinking the tea in Kenya [23:32]

  • Why Henry changed his major because of study abroad [24:29]

  • Why Henry chose Wisconsin [27:17]

  • Recommendations [32:32]




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What Happens When A Class Project Turns Into A Study Abroad Experience

What Happens When A Class Project Turns Into A Study Abroad Experience

Chris Carlton