Through the peace and conflict studies program I have been afforded the opportunity to study abroad in Costa Rica. This will change my life for the better and ultimately I will extend this experience to others. I will be able to utilize the knowledge I've acquired and make tremendous change in the community. I'm Looking forward to experiencing the culture and community there, while learning and embracing the way they do things according to the culture. This opportunity will assist in my educational expansion. While furthering my experience in the humanities; allowing me to be a person who is reaching people.