College of Letters & Science | International Division
I realized that language was my ticket to holding on to this second home across the Atlantic, and I wasn't going to be satisfied until I got to my destination.
Learning Italian has opened my eyes to a new culture (and cuisine!) in a way that I wouldn't understand without knowing the language itself.
French, Spanish, Swahili
Language has enriched my life professionally because I am qualified for many different positions based on my language skills and have the ability to acquire more.
My Spanish classes seemed more engaging than my non-language courses —I was always excited to go and could always count on my professors being excited as well.
I can’t list all the ways that the study of foreign languages has enriched my life.
Appreciate the progress you have made, but don't be afraid to tackle new words or try a different method of learning the language.
I can do things personally and professionally that limit others.
You never know where your language will lead you.
Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew (Modern), Spanish
Studying languages has meant everything to me.
Learning a language allows you to connect with people in a way that is impossible if you can't speak directly.