Ilya Zaydenberg, Global Studies senior - Summer Travel Study in New York
Ilya participated in the "Global Governance and the United Nations System" Summer Travel Study program in New York, and found his experience extremely valuable. "The class did keep us busy," he recalls, "but as part of the academic curriculum we got to visit extraordinary places and meet fascinating people. Our visit included briefings at the UN, Human Rights Watch, several diplomatic missions to the UN as well as the Council on Foreign Relations." During free time, Ilya and his classmates bonded over museum visits, delicious food, the World Pride parade, and discovering as much of New York as they could.
Ilya's advice for students would be to take advantage of their summer breaks, especially if it is their final summer as a student. He encourages students to use the time to travel and see different places, keep up with relevant reading, and take summer courses to get ahead. "Keep the brain busy," he suggests, "so that returning in the fall will be flawless."
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