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Homestays

Published by Kylie Jordan, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving and Valerie Przekop, Stanford Women's Track & Field
It’s important to take into consideration that neither of us had ever done a homestay before this experience, so the…
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Tea with Nani Ji

Published by Nathaniel Hernandez, Duke Men's Swimming & Diving and Blake Sun, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
We’re going to tell you something special about the ACE in India program: This week, all of the participants were…
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Food and Family

Published by Maddie Hess, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving and Julia Persche, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Over this past weekend, we had the opportunity to experience an entirely new side of both Delhi and Hindu life…
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A Weekend with Nani Ji

Published by Kate Kutzer, Duke Women's Track & Field and Nicki Schindler, Stanford Women's Rowing
“You are home. Relax.” Nani Ji ushered us into her living room. From the second we met Nani Ji, her…
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Pleasantly Surprised

Published by Mikaela Watson, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Now that our ACE in China program has reached its close, I have had the chance to reflect on my…
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Same, Same, But Different

Published by Jacie Lemos, Stanford Women's Lacrosse and Lelia Boley, Duke Women's Rowing
The Duke-Stanford collaboration on this trip has been a really incredible experience. We have gotten the opportunity to talk about…
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New Teammates

Published by Veronica Brtek, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track & Field; Haley Schleicher, Duke Field Hockey; and Mikaela Watson, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Due to the variety of sports that are represented on this trip, most of us assumed that we would be…
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Language: Barrier or Bond?

Published by Meible Chi, Duke Women's Tennis and Isabella Duan, Stanford Women's Lightweight Rowing
Izzy: "English is actually my second language. When my mom and dad immigrated to the States, they both knew that…
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Balance

Published by Brandon Kier, Stanford Wrestling and Riley Hickman, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving
With camp unfortunately coming to a close today, we both came to the realization that while we had been occupying…
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“Kicking It” with the 2018 ACE in China Team

Published by Riley Hickman, Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving and Jacie Lemos, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
This summer, ACE students voted on a sports-related theme to document across all four programs.  For summer 2018, "kicks" or…
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