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WSU Student Reflects on Study Abroad Experience in Japan

Abagail L.O. Poelstra

NISHINOMIYA, Japan – The past three weeks have been [a] once in a lifetime experience that I couldn’t be more grateful for. This is my first time in a different country and it couldn’t have been better. The program has increased my Japanese skills as well as my understanding of Japanese culture. This new comprehension is beyond anything that I could have through my classes in America.

I originally chose to study Japanese [due] to a lifetime interest in Japanese pop culture and history. However, after my first week of classes, I fell in love with the language itself. When … » More …