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Anggita Parameswari, Indonesia

Liberal Arts (Sociology) – Undergraduate

I’ve always wanted to go to the United States since I was a kid because of its reputation for education. When I came across UMass Boston, I knew it was the perfect place. The UMass Boston Navitas GSSP staff and the professors are all friendly. I love how diverse it is! I feel like I am in an international community. I don’t feel secluded at all.

Onke Mokoka, South Africa

Science & Mathematics – Undergraduate

I chose UMass Boston because I knew there was so much diversity here. It was nice to know there would be people from other countries. I am able to learn not only about America, but about other peoples’ cultures.

Changjun Park (Tony), South Korea

Political Science – Undergraduate

The UMass Boston Navitas GSSP is very impressive. The staff helped me improve my motivation to study and gave me the confidence to get better grades and all my hard work paid off as I won a scholarship. I was so proud to get my scholarship, and my parents were too!

Rhema Fernandes, India

Liberal Arts (Psychology) – Undergraduate

What I like best about studying at UMass Boston is that it’s so diverse here! I have friends from countries I didn’t know existed. Coming to UMass Boston was one of the best decisions I ever made.

Yazmin Perez-Rulfo, Mexico

Management – Undergraduate

The UMass Boston Navitas GSSP made my first semester easier than I expected. All the staff members are really nice and friendly. They also give a lot of support in hard times and they will always help you to keep on track in your classes.

Billy Yuan, China

Liberal Arts (History) – Undergraduate

What I like the best about studying at UMass Boston is the diversity. People come from all over the world. I never feel lonely because the people are all kind and like to share their culture.

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