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First impressions of Hawaii by Bulgarian YES student

September 26, 2016    Bulgaria, yes abroad
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By Kancho Atanasov, Bulgarian YES Student It has been a month and a half since I arrived in Kona , Hawaii . It is one amazing place full of adventures , hidden magical places you could visit , friendly people everywhere .I am a junior in Konawaena High School and ...

Kosovar Program Participants Meet America’s Deep South

September 21, 2016
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An accent from the American south is quite peculiar: the elongation of vowels and shortening of consonants, all said in a nonchalant, yet formal eccentricity, reminiscent of the United States’ British ancestors. An American myself, from the Pacific Northwest, I seldom hear this intriguing southern accent in real life, outside ...

Letter from Bulgarian YES student currently on the program in USA

September 21, 2016
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by Mirela Minkova, YES sudent from Bulgaria currently on the program in Edwardsville High school, Illinois I have been in Edwardsville, Illinois for a month and a half but I already feel like a part of that amazing community. I am thankful for the great opportunity that the YES program ...

YES abroad students visit to American University in Bulgaria

September 19, 2016    Bulgaria, U.S. Embassy, yes abroad
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By Rachel Freeman, YES abroad student in Bulgaria The YES Abroad-ers in Bulgaria (Elijah, Sophie, and I) had the unique opportunity to tour the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) with our host siblings. A big thank you is owed to Tammy Paltchikov at the U.S. Embassy of Sofia for making ...

YES Alumni Interview: ''The U.S. Showed Us How To VALUE And Be PROUD OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA''

September 7, 2016    Bosnia and Herzegovina, YES, yes alumni
YES Alumni Đorđe Šukalo , Kristina Lukajić  and Jelena Pilipović featured in ''BUKA Online Magazine''
by Lela Draganić, YES Programs Local Coordinator for Bosnia and Herzegovina YES Alumni Đorđe Šukalo , Kristina Lukajić and Jelena Pilipović featured in ''BUKA Online Magazine'' YES alumni Jelena Pilipović, Đorđe Šukalo and Kristina Lukajić recently gave an interview and spoke about their experiences in the United States and what ...