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Madeleine, Participant

Hi everyone! I’m Madeleine. I’m from Sausalito, California, which is just north of San Francisco. I am a sophomore at Bates College, and I am taking this spring semester off! I went on a Dragons program in high school, and the......Read More

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Hello everyone!

Sebastian, Participant

I am Sebastian, and I currently live in Las Vegas, Nevada. I chose this program because I have never been to Nepal before, and it seems that past participants have enjoyed this program. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music. Also, I......Read More

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Intro

Dylan, Participant

Hi there, I’m Dylan. I’m from the Bay Area, California. I graduated from high school in 2021 and decided to take a gap year pretty last minute. I was hoping to get outside the USA and the bubble I’ve lived in for so long. However,......Read More

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Hey All

Carter, Participant

Hi all! My name is Carter Curry, and I will be joining you all on our journey to Nepal this coming Spring. I am from Harvard, Massachusetts, and am currently on a gap year, graduating from Bromfield High last summer. In the future, I will be......Read More

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Greetings From Matthew!

Matthew, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Matthew (he/him) and I’m from McLean, Virginia, which is just outside of Washington, D.C. I’m on a gap year before starting my freshman year at Harvard University in the fall. On most days, you can find me either with my......Read More

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Mihai, Participant

Hi all! My name is Mihai (pronounced – Me Hi – no pun intended). I am from all over the place, a true euromutt. Born in Romania, raised in France (Oui, je parle français!), and moved to Belgium recently, on my own, to attend university......Read More

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Hello there!

Selah Blue, Participant

Hey, I’m Selah Blue. I’m from the Bay Area, California. I went to boarding school in Massachusetts and graduated in 2021. In my free time, I like to read, make and listen to music, and make clothes. My parents introduced me to Vajrayana......Read More

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Leela, Participant

Hi everyone, I’m Leela. I live outside of Boston, MA. I was initially drawn to the Nepal course because of my love for the outdoors. Over the summer, I spend a lot of time hiking, backpacking, and rock climbing in WY, and I have always wanted to......Read More

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Miles, Participant

Hello! I’m Miles and I am from Colorado. I graduated from high school last year and have always planned on taking a gap year to be able to explore and grow before college (University of Vermont). This summer and fall I lived in a pop-up......Read More

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STUDENTS’ PRE-COURSE ASSIGNMENT

I-team, Participant

Queridxs estudiantes!!! Isn’t it exciting? The program is about to start in about a month. This is crazy, however probably everybody’s brain is already thinking about the places where we will be visiting and the people we will be sharing......Read More

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Maddux, Participant

Hi, my name is Maddux Lunde (he/him) and I’m from Green Bay, Wisconsin. I’m taking a gap year before I begin my freshman year at the University of Wisconsin-Madison next fall. I currently live with my mom, dad, and younger sister. My......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Isa , Participant

Hello! My name is Isa (pronounced “eesa”). I live in Tacoma, Washington and am the oldest of 5 brothers. I am so excited to be going to Nepal this spring. I’m super excited about homestays, learning some Nepali, new foods, and hoping to have......Read More

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Maia, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Maia and I am from Truckee, California. I am graduating early in 1 week and will be spending my gap semester with you all in Nepal! As a kid I grew up backpacking in the Sierra and swimming in Lake Tahoe. I like to play......Read More

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Gailen, Participant

Hi everyone! I’m Gailen from Seattle, Washington and I am taking a gap year before entering university in the fall. I decided to take this year off to explore the world and gain new experiences. The first half of my year was spent working at a......Read More

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Julia, Participant

Hi Everyone! My name is Julia, and I grew up in West Boylston, Massachusetts. I recently graduated from high school in the spring of 2021. This past summer I spent time with Dragons in Colorado, and I had so much fun! Because of that, I am now a......Read More

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Zuza, Participant

Hi, I’m Zuza. I’m from Poland, and I graduated from high school in 2021. I decided to take a gap year to try as many new things as possible before starting university. Honestly, it hasn’t helped me decide on a direction because the......Read More