GLOBAL AMBASSADORS

Alumni Mentorship Program

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Zachary Herbert

Zachary

School: Nazareth College
Major: History
Voyage: Spring 2020
Favorite Ports: Vietnam and Mauritius

My Advice

Do not be scared to feel uncomfortable!

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Emily Naumann

Emily

School: University of San Diego
Major: Real Estate Management
Voyage: Spring 2020
Favorite Ports: Vietnam and Japan

My Advice

It's important to go into SAS with flexibility and an open mind. Traveling to new countries welcomes unfamiliar conditions and it's important to be adaptable; plans can change overnight!

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Gianna Kannuzzi

Gianna

School: Bowling Green State University
Major: Exercise Physiology
Voyage: Spring 2020
Favorite Ports: Vietnam and South Africa

My Advice: 

It is so important to embrace life at sea and truly appreciate the unique experiences you gain both in country and on the ship. The ship community is incredible and can provide you with lifelong friendships!

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Lauren Brown

Lauren

School: University of Alabama
Major: Marketing
Voyage: Spring 2020

My Advice

Semester at Sea is going to be one of the most amazing experiences, the best advice I can offer is to be flexible! Not everything is going to go exactly as you planned especially with traveling with new people and being in different cultures, so be present and enjoy the journey!

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Emma Floyd

Emma

School: Chapman University
Major: Business Administration
Voyage: Spring 2020
Favorite Ports: Japan and Vietnam

My Advice

Remember that the ship is just as important as any of the countries you will visit. The relationships you will form will your fellow passengers will last a lifetime, so enjoy every moment.

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Teagan Conroy

Teagan

School: St. Ambrose University
Major: Education
Voyage: Fall 2019
Favorite Ports: Morocco and Ecuador

My Advice

Embark on the ship with an open mind and heart! Be willing to make connections you would not normally think of making, and step outside of your comfort zone!

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Ellie

School: Western Washington University
Major: Environmental Studies
Voyage: Spring 2020
Favorite Ports: South Africa and Japan

My Advice

Be flexible and approach this journey with an open mind! The best experiences I had on this voyage were unplanned.

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Kianna

School: Loyola University Chicago
Major: Advertising
Voyage: Spring 2020
Favorite Ports: Japan and Vietnam

My Advice

Do some research on each country before you arrive but also go with the flow if plans happen to change. Spontaneous plans ended up being some of the best experiences on my voyage.

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Mia

School: College of Charleston
Major: Education
Voyage: Spring 2020
Favorite Ports: Vietnam and Mauritius

My Advice

Take in all of the small moments and savor them, you will miss it them as soon as you leave the ship. Wake up for as many sunrises as you can, and make sure to never miss a sunset dinner at Lido!

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Amy

School: Colorado State University
Major: Communication Arts
Voyage: Fall 2019
Favorite Ports: Morocco and Ecuador

My Advice

The biggest piece of advice I have is to yes to every adventure! You're only going to have this opportunity once so do as much as you can.

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Kallie Jo Smith

Kallie Jo

School: Western Kentucky University
Major: Psychology
Voyage: Spring 2020
Favorite Ports: Japan and Vietnam

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Madeline

School: Indiana University
Major: Finance
Voyage: Spring 2020
Favorite Ports: Japan and Vietnam

My Advice

Come with an open mind and expect the unexpected.

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John

School: Grand Canyon University
Major: Engineering
Voyage: Fall 2017
Favorite Ports: Vietnam and South Africa

My Advice

Don't experience your journey through your camera. It's great to take some pictures, but make sure to experience places through your own eyes.

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