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Alumni Spotlight: Colin Crawley
This alumni highlight was originally posted on the YES Abroad Alumni Association's Instagram page. Check it out here!
Since Colin Crawley went to India with YES Abroad in 2017-2018, his life has completely flipped upside down!
Colin is from a small town in rural Tennessee and knew little about the world outside the U.S. until he met an exchange student from Brazil. The second Colin heard this student's story, he was hooked on the idea of studying abroad. YES Abroad fulfilled his dreams of studying internationally many years later.
"Having never travelled abroad before I left for India, my concept of the world was shattered and rebuilt over the course of my exchange year. Now, I’m a student at Duke Kunshan University, an international partnership between Wuhan University and Duke University located outside Shanghai, China.
Both YES Abroad and my college experience has introduced me to lifelong friends across the world. I have families and connections that span continents and experiences that span cultures.
I’m excited to keep exploring - there’s a lot left to learn!"