Name: Heather Maassen
Hometown: Avoca, IA
Major: Elementary Education
In what country or countries did you study abroad? Ireland
How long were you there? One semester
Why did you choose to study in that location? My family is Irish, so I thought it would be interesting to learn about the history of my heritage and the country.
What is your favorite memory? There are so many to pick from, but the trip to Allihies was a great time.
How did your experience abroad impact you as a person? I don't worry as much about things. Ireland taught me that everything will work out.
Do you have any advice to other students about studying abroad? Take the opportunity. It's a great chance to meet new people, grow as a person, explore a new country, and have fun!
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