International Hospitality Committee
ISSS Undergraduate essay contest
2013 Essay Contest Topic
All things must change to something new, to something strange.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Change happens all the time. Moving to a new place to begin school may have been one of the most important changes you’ve experienced so far. Do you remember how you felt as you prepared to move to a new country? What were you anticipating when you arrived at the U of I? Do you still feel the same way or have your attitudes changed? If you faced challenges, how did you overcome them? We’d like hear from you!
Yudong Wang, Freshman - From Pain to Pleasure
Moon Hwan Lee, Junior - My Roommate Andy
Tuganai Borina, Junior - One-sided Story
Aabhas Sharma, Freshman - The Strings Attached