Alumni Story: Juanita Smith

InterFuture Class of 2007

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Research Project: Getting Underground: An Exploration of Independent Filmmakers and Their Films

You are where I was just a few years ago. Rocking your college classes, flirting with all the cuties and regularly hitting up Au Bon Pain for the best danishes. Life is good – on fleek if you will, but you still haven’t gotten your epic-ness to go global. And then InterFuture sends you a […]

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Alumni Story: Felicia Homan

InterFuture Class of 2010

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Research Project: Fashion Dictators or Style Promoters: The Relationship between Fashion Magazines and Consumer Behavior in Costa Rica and the United States

When I landed in Costa Rica it was so dark I could barely make out the difference between the U.S. city I had left and the Central American city I would soon call home. I awoke the next morning in my host family’s house to the smell of coffee and five family members waiting to […]

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Alumni Story: Stephanie Lepine

InterFuture Class of 2010

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Research Project: An examination of the cultural factors that influence voter turnout of college students in presidential elections in San Jose, Costa Rica and Boston, the United States.

Seven years ago I was accepted into the undergraduate thesis program, InterFuture. Now an alumna, I am grateful to be able to share a few words on what the experience has meant to me. Being a member of the InterFuture Class of 2009, I attended conferences in 2008. Make no mistake, the conferences were as […]

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Alumni Sotory: Elizabeth Kelleher

InterFuture Class of 2012

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Research Project: An examination of the cultural factors that influence voter turnout of college students in presidential elections in San Jose, Costa Rica and Boston, the United States.

During my first InterFuture conference I was captivated by the community’s incredible travel stories. But even more, I was inspired by a recent alum who said that participating in InterFuture would be the single best way to get academically published by the age of twenty-five. At the time, I distinctly remember thinking “Maybe for you, […]

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