Student Stories: International Students

TsionGirmay
“As a senior, I’m confident enough to say I am a global citizen, and I owe it all to the education that was provided to me within a diverse setting.”
XinruiZhu
“I found myself at Mount Holyoke. I learned self-reliance in a foreign country. I realized I have control over my life. I need to be responsible for it.”
Juli
In her pursuit of peace studies, Julia (Juli) Kellerbauer has thrown herself into nearly every global learning opportunity.
KuzivakwasheMadungwe
“As an international student from a small country, I am constantly learning so much more about different cultures through the people I interact with here.”
Photo of Nada Al-Thawr ’19
”Mount Holyoke is indeed the homiest home away from home.”
Photo of Javeria Kella ’19
“Interacting with international students gives me a broader perspective of the world outside Pakistan, the world that does not exist on news channels.”
ObaaYaaAninYeboah
“Embrace the experience and be prepared to learn.”
Alheri Egor-Egbe ’17 (right)
Alheri Egor-Egbe ’17, who took part in the College’s 12th annual Stoling ceremony, honored a mentor who helped shape her journey.
YeheeLee
“I’ve become more cautious about viewing the experiences of others. I now prioritize, above everything, seeing the world through their perspective.”