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Student Stories

A Fulbright Scholar with a Focus on Global Development in Sri Lanka

"Johns Hopkins SAIS was the only Washington, DC school and one of the few in the country to offer Hindi/Urdu as a language option."

Within Blocks of the White House

"While it was challenging to juggle my full-time internship and class schedule, the school's DuPont Circle location made it simple for me to easily get to class from the White House."

Finding Solutions in a Complex World

"As an advocate for gender equality, I was able to weave the theme of Gender Studies into my graduate work without being confined to a strict set of courses or disciplines."

Learning Outside the Classroom

"With interests in the private sector and infrastructure development in Southeast Asia, no other school would be able to prepare me better professionally."

Policy Making and Conflict Resolution

" I had the chance to participate in a study trip to the Casamance region in Senegal where I studied and met with the major players of a low-level conflict that has been ongoing for the past 30 years."