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3 Weeks, 2 ‘Sabais,’ 1 Goal

Published by Alana Vawter, Stanford Softball
Going into this summer and this program I had no idea what to expect. What would an online service project…
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A Life Changing Summer

Published by Keeley Akagi, Stanford Field Hockey
This was the best summer experience I could have ever imagined for myself. Working with other Vietnamese college students and…
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My Home Away from Home

Published by Sydney Steele, Stanford Softball
One thing I was able to learn through volunteering in ACE is that trying new things is not as scary…
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7AM Curry

Published by Suhas Chundi, Stanford Wrestling
The ACE in Place South Africa program was eye-opening and possibly even life-changing. I've always had the passion to change…
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Staying Present

Published by Addie Stonecipher, Stanford Women's Gymnastics
Going into my ACE experience this summer, I wasn’t totally sure what to expect. I was excited to interact with…
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The Power of Community

Published by Mia Paulsen, Stanford Women's Swimming & Diving
The photo above is of Taylor and me on our first day working in Pongobamba. We arrived early in the…
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Sharing Passion Through Art

Published by Kelsey McGinley, Stanford Women's Rowing
Throughout my experience in Peru, I faced many challenges – difficult to overcome, but incredibly rewarding to do so. As…
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What Does it Mean to be Grateful?

Published by Taylor Scornavacco, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Having gratitude for the little things in life is something we actively focused on during our trip, and to say…
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Comfort with Discomfort

Published by Noah Vigran, Stanford Men's Swimming and Diving
Headed into my ACE in China experience, I really only had one small worry on my mind.  Our destination, Shangri-La,…
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