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"I was surrounded by people who were constantly talking about important international issues, sharing innovative project ideas, exploring each others’ cultures, and learning about the subjects they’re most passionate about."

"[YYGS] is a program that truly believes in students, while helping them invest their time and effort to make them reach hidden potentials."

"Science makes our world a better place, and [YYGS] ignited a spark in me that thrives to explore and augment our knowledge in science."

"Never have I been surrounded by such a diverse and driven group of students."

"YYGS has taught me beyond all my previous [descriptions]. It has taught me what one might not learn from books."

"YYGS was a plot twist in my self-discovery story."

"YYGS not only did satisfy, but it exceeded my scientific cravings. Instructors were as eager as we were to share their knowledge and expertise and cover every area our curiosity probes."

"This experience has influenced me in various ways. I found out that diversity is the perfect way to understand the world, respecting others and being able to hear their opinions which are different from your own."

"I saw the world differently; one hundred and fifty nationalities embarking a journey of great happiness, love, peace and mainly science."

"At YYGS you will never find only one perspective. When you are dealing with great students and staff from different backgrounds, you will find out that every single one has his own point of view about a certain topic."

"My self-centered way of looking at this world diminished; I started realizing the significance of cultures and different civilizations. I was privileged to respect and be exposed to different ethics and doctrines."

"The simulations taught us teamwork, discipline, and dedication. The capstone project taught us co-operation, how to research, what to research, and how to identify issues with your work. YYGS: the best two weeks of my life."

"YYGS has shifted my perspective that I had on the world. It has made me aware of the problems that we suffer from and the huge potential that we hold to change the world."

"[YYGS] has reinforced my desire to be a leader in the community through continued engagement with those around me, be it through further volunteering, or one day through corporate social initiatives that my own business would launch."

"I strongly believe that YYGS had a valuable impact on my personality...I could network better and gained this sort of global vision for [understanding] problems around the world."

"The growth I have seen in myself as a result of YYGS has been exponential, and the repercussions on my life, immediate. I see the world differently now, and have a more holistic and complete view of other nations and humanity as a whole."

"The seminar triggered so many questions in my head, and it was the beginning for a lot of research I’m willing to conduct throughout my life to come up with a fair economic system."

"This program was like a gift to me. It exposed me to a new society with new challenges and helped me get out of my comfort zone. I got to learn about new ideas, share them with others, view other people’s perspectives and learn to respect them."

"YYGS really wasn’t your ordinary science camp or summer program, it went way beyond academics and exposed me to a melting pot of cultures, diversity and differences."