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"In Serbia, my country, people believe that such chances exist only for wealthy and privileged students. However, I proved contrary. Yale University opened new doors for me this summer, granting me the full financial aid to attend the program."

"I was surprised at how such a diverse group could have so much in common."

"It occurred to me that this was where I wanted to spend the next chapter of my life. Studying. Learning. Experiencing. Living."

"At YYGS, I can honestly say that I became a true young scholar and I am very thankful to those who enabled me to be so."

"From Mexico to Macedonia, every single person I got to know at the “Yale Young Global Scholars: Science Policy and Innovation” program was one of a kind. Everyone had their own experiences, their own aspirations and creative ideas to share with everyone else. I met rising entrepreneurs and leaders both in scientific research and social activism. I met the type of people before I had only read about in newspaper articles and online blogs. I got to live among a community that represents the future of the world, and I was mesmerized by it."

"Ten Thousand Five Hundred Miles Away From Home…"

"I cannot talk about YYGS experience without talking about the amazing culturally diverse environment it has and how this environment can bring a positive change to the world."

"Yale shall always be part of me wherever I go and I shall live to spread its uniqueness to every single person I collide with."

"But the most amazing thing about YYGS is they accepted me regardless of my financial situations. It is probably the biggest gift I have ever received."

"This program made me realize how big the world really is and that some of Brazilian’s problems can also happen in Rwanda and some Hungarian solutions can be applied in Brazil."

"I left YYGS with the following 8 takeaways..."

"Everything there was special and amazing."