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Open Hearts and Open Minds

Published by Laurel Foster, Stanford Sailing
After much of my college experience was defined by the pandemic and coming in and out of lockdowns, I took…
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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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Thank you, Peru.

Published by Emily Klingaman, Stanford Women's Softball
As I adjust back into my normal life in the United States, I am continuously met with the question, “How…
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The Little Moments

Published by Kate Littlejohn, Stanford Women's Rowing
My ACE trip has been packed with experiences that I will remember for a very long time. Looking back though,…
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Inspired by the Campers

Published by Areta Buness, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Before the ACE program, I didn’t have much experience working with younger children, except for middle and high school girls lacrosse camps.…
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Sharing Is More Than Caring

Published by Isabelle Pilson, Stanford Field Hockey
In Vietnam, sharing is more than simply caring.  There, it is a way of existence — a natural inclination in…
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Cảm ơn Vietnam

Published by Morgan Hentz, Stanford Women's Volleyball and Beach Volleyball
ACE in Vietnam has been one of the coolest experiences of my life thus far. It’s hard to fully and…
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Lessons to Last a Lifetime

Published by Blake Wilson, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
While our three weeks in South Africa have come to a close, the lessons I have learned and the memories…
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Sala Kakuhle, Zola

Published by Michaela Gordon, Stanford Women's Tennis
Going into the ACE program, I was prepared to soak in the South African culture, meet members of the Zola…
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Learning in Zola

Published by Sunny Villapando, Stanford Beach Volleyball
After being home for no more than 24 hours, I find myself lamenting over the end of this trip already.…
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