NSLI-Y, CBYX, and YES-Abroad Interview Experiences and Tips.

So I have now interviewed 3 (or 4, depending on how you look at it) times for a Congress/ State Department scholarships. I have interviewed twice for CBYX, once for YES and once for NSLI-Y. My NSLI-Y and YES-Abroad were actually combined though, since I applied the same year. I’ll start with CBYX, since I’ve … Continue reading NSLI-Y, CBYX, and YES-Abroad Interview Experiences and Tips.

The Choice Has Been Made

So, after a lot of careful thinking, I have decided whether I will be spending my gap year in Sarajevo or Rabat. I am going to Morocco with NSLI-Y to learn Arabic. It just feels right to me, and fits into my future better than Bosnia. I am kinda sad, because I love Eastern Europe … Continue reading The Choice Has Been Made

Now, The Confusion Sets In.

So today, I was not expecting anything special. After lunch, I checked my phone one last time before I shut it off. I saw I had an email from NSLI-Y. I opened it, and what do you know?!??! "We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected to receive a 2017-18 NSLI-Y scholarship!" … Continue reading Now, The Confusion Sets In.