Category Archives: World Minded

World Minded Spring 2012 Out Now

World Minded Spring 2012 is out now! Stop by the Reves Center to request a copy or view online at http://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/about/worldminded/index.php!

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World Minded: Kevin Tabatabai

 I had just turned 16 when I came to the United States in 1999 as an exchange student. I was only supposed to stay for my junior year of high school but ended up enjoying it so much that, with … Continue reading

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World Minded: Farida Sawadogo

I grew up knowing that I did not want to limit my career opportunities, so therefore I should study in a field that would be general enough to provide me with some flexibility in my professional life. Also, as a … Continue reading

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World Minded: Tim Campbell

I was attracted by the size and liberal arts focus at William & Mary. I grew up down the road in Richmond and always thought I would go to a different Virginia school, but I chose W&M because I liked … Continue reading

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World Minded: Odette Clark

I grew up in the English education system, where we are required to focus on a particular course of study from age 16. Very early on I knew that this is not what I wanted for myself, instead I was … Continue reading

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World Minded: Janet Wehrle

My junior year abroad in Kiev, Ukraine, then the Soviet Union, was not my first experience in that part of the world.  In high school I participated in an unforgettable trip to the Soviet Union with my junior Russian class, … Continue reading

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World Minded: Curtis Rojakovick

I entered William & Mary wanting to major in International Relations and work in the humanitarian/NGO field, so study abroad was a natural part of that path. Studying abroad in my junior year changed my entire life.  My senior year … Continue reading

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World Minded: Travis Thompson

I was nervous as I hugged my Mom and shook my Dad’s hand when they dropped me off at Reagan National Airport around dawn one day in June 2009.  I was about to start my journey to London where I … Continue reading

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World Minded: Callum Forster

Standing in a classroom of 20 Bosnian ten year olds, I was about to start teaching when I reflected that my summer schedule was almost unimaginable a year ago. I was about to begin my studies at William & Mary … Continue reading

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World Minded: Anca Cretu

I was raised with the idea that the most important aspect of life is education. I knew from an early age I would want to attend higher education in the United States, after all I believe that the US has … Continue reading

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