ESP Biography

PEARLY MEIXSEL, Aspiring Trailblazer and Tread Setter

Major: International Relations

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2014

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hello all! My name is Pearly, I'm a freshman at Stanford currently debating about whether to major in International Relations or Economics. As shown by the class title, my number one hobby (and passion, if you will) is travel, and I hope to share that obsession of mine with others. I like to think I'm friendly and approachable, and I look forward to meeting all of you at Splash!

Past Classes

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L1454: Globe Trotting: An Introduction to the Art of Student Travel in Splash! Spring 2011 (Apr. 16 - 17, 2011)
Have you ever wanted to travel the world? To experience authentic cultural experiences first hand? To go bungee-jumping in New Zealand? To see the Mona Lisa for your own eyes in Paris? To feast on the world's freshest sushi in Japan? Most importantly, do you hope to accomplish this before you are too old to stay in a youth hostel? Well, if so, then this course is for you. This class will explore the many facets of traveling as a young adult in today's world. It will be taught in an informal lecture setting to provide students with resources that will help them succeed as travelers before reaching retirement. Topics include: -How to Choose a Destination -How to Travel Safely -How to Travel on a Budget -Suggestions on Where to Go Before You're Too Old!