Category Archives: Indianapolis, U.S.A.

Reflections and First Impressions: Rome and Venice

When the IMA team returned from their travels to Rome and Venice, they spent a few minutes sharing their thoughts about the experience on video. Although a couple of their voices were missing, a few consistent themes seemed to surface … Continue reading

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Reflections Part 2

Upon return from Venice and Rome, students along with Tariq and Tiffany shared their overall thoughts of the travel experience. Look for a final post featuring their voices and a series of snapshots very soon.

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My how time flies!

Hi everyone, Well, the international adventures of the MAP students in the Teen Global Exchange Program will soon be coming to an end. We heard back from them and the photos they will soon post will amaze and astound you! … Continue reading

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Attention!!

Hi everybody, By now you know that the student’s flight was delayed due to some technical difficulties with the plane. So instead of arriving on the 6th the students will arrive on the 7th of June.To break things down a bit … Continue reading

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Delayed…Not Denied

On the one hand, we got delayed a day. On the other hand, we’re going to Italy. “To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness” – Bertrand Russell

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Bummer

Yesterday, 11:45a.m., left my house after a prayer and our last goodbye with my family. 12:40p.m. Arrived at the airport to find Kazzerat waiting for me. As we wait for the others to arrive we talk about how we cried … Continue reading

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Tick, tick, tick…. Time to go!

Hello IMA friends! So the time has come to make the long journey to Rome and then Venice. I am so anxious to hear from the students about their trip! Alberto and I made a really fun video to start … Continue reading

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First Time for Everything

The more I think about the trip to Italy, I get mixed emotions; excited, nervous, scared. I’ve never gotten on a plane, let alone been away from my family for two weeks.  I also think about my phone and not … Continue reading

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I’m Loving It!

One of my favorite meetings so far in our preparation during this experience was when Cheryl and Anabelle were here. They were so funny. I really liked Anabelle because she was just so open-minded and shared everything she knew about Italy … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots

Each of our meetings at the museum have been a mix of interesting, educational, and fun, but the one that stands out the most so far was our meeting with Felipe Vargas. The themes that we’ve spent the bulk of … Continue reading

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