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Maddy Lisaius
Maddy Lisaius is an avid traveler, spunky student, salsa dancer, and cellist. After a hectic high school career, Maddy took a year between high school and college living in Ecuador with Global Citizen Year to find focus and reflect before diving forward into her career. She has been published with the City of Cuenca, Ecuador, Global Citizen Year, and with the journal Everyday Ambassadors, and is now working on a memoir about her time abroad. She will begin school at Stanford University in the fall.

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Reentering the U.S. After a Year Abroad: Responsible Intentions

(1) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 4:07 PM

Re-entry into my own society. They said it was going to be a challenge, and I believed them. On the airplane from Quito to Houston, I wondered how challenging stepping into my United States world would be after my "gap" year spent in Ecuador. The abundant unilingual English speakers? The...

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