Goal-setting workshop: “I want to….so I will…”
Current Students

Goal-setting workshop: “I want to….so I will…”

In order to help our students make the most of their time in the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program, we encourage participants to reflect on their experiences and set academic, personal, and professional goals. We hold workshops during our pre-academic to help them identify what they want to accomplish during their time in the … Continue reading

Raju: Changed perspectives on neighboring countries
Alumni

Raju: Changed perspectives on neighboring countries

Every Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) cohort includes students from around the world.  This provides our participants with the unique opportunity to live and learn with people they would probably never otherwise meet.  Close bonds form and NWCCI alumni often report learning more than they could have imagined about the places their new friends come … Continue reading

Sana: The mixed feelings of going home
Alumni

Sana: The mixed feelings of going home

Many student returnees say that readjusting to their home culture is more difficult than it was to initially adjust to their host culture when they were abroad.  The process of returning home and readjusting to one’s home culture is commonly referred to as reentry or reverse culture shock. Below Sana Naz, who studied at Whatcom Community College … Continue reading