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About mccainmo

MI | Grand Valley State University | Junior | Bachelor of Science degree in CSAT and Special Education with Elementary Certification and Dual Endorsements in Cognitive Impairments and Emotional Impairments

Lasting Impressions

The month spent in Tanzania was the greatest opportunity, adventure, and experience I have ever had. I not only learned about the Tanzanian culture and education system and people, I also learned a lot about myself. Being back home in … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned

This study abroad trip to Tanzania has taught me a lot. Even though I’ve only been here a month, I have learned so much. I’ve learned more about myself as a person, and my goals for my future. I’ve also … Continue reading

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It’s the Climb

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro this past Saturday was a wonderful experience! Although it was rainy, slippery, and a little cold, it was a lot fun and great memories were made. The beginning of the climb was pretty easy. I was pumped, … Continue reading

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Karibu! Welcome!

After about 18 hours of traveling, we finally arrived at the Outpost late Saturday night. It was dark out so I couldn’t really see anything. I went to my room and was happily surprised at how nice it was. The … Continue reading

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One. More. Day.

It is so surreal typing this right now. It’s hard to believe that in one day, I will be on my way to Tanzania. It has been a dream of mine to go to somewhere in Africa, and I’m thrilled … Continue reading

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