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CBYX update

So I’m sorry I’ve dragged this out a really long time but … I got in!!! I know I didn’t think it would happen either. On March 23 I got an email at 11 PM saying I got in, although I didn’t read it until the next morning. 437 more words


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. 1,347 more words


AFS Pre-departure Orientation

Hey people,

So this weekend May 20th-21st 2017 I had my pre-departure orientation for Germany. This orientation took place about an hour drive away from my home. 426 more words


AFS- CBYX 100 Days Left

Hey people,

So, 100, When I was a little kid I thought one hundred was such a huge number. Now especially after haven taken Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 Trigonometry and currently taking Precalculus and AP Statistics, one hundred just seems like such a small number. 804 more words


Fear of Homesickness/Fear of Never Wanting to Return

Last Friday, I participated in Relay for Life, an event I partake in every year with a large group of friends. We sit and talk as the night wears on – hour after hour. 540 more words



Hello and welcome to my blog, “Naia nach Deutschland”. In four short months, I will be departing to spend a year in Germany as a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship recipient. 74 more words


What is CBYX?

When I tell people that I’m going abroad to Germany for a year, they immediately assume I’m going through Rotary or some other independent program. I thought it would be a good idea to explain the program for those who are unfamiliar with it. 280 more words