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Student Stories

Building a Career Around Impact Investment

"The cohort-based program has given me the chance to become better acquainted with my professors and colleagues and learn from the unique perspectives they have to offer."

From the Marine Corps to World-Class Graduate Studies

"I appreciate the diversity of thought provided by the student population, which has increased my understanding of topics in all of my classes."

Gaining Expertise to Address Economic Policy in the MENA Region

"I chose Johns Hopkins SAIS based on its reputation as one of the top schools in the world with a great diversity of students and professors."

Gaining a Valuable Skill Set in International Economics

"I found the MIEF program to be a perfect choice, especially for allowing me to take such an advanced level of quantitative training in a short time frame."

A Flexible Degree Program with Invaluable Benefits

"Being able to choose my classes has helped me gain a deeper and more coherent understanding of the issues I am most passionate about."

Gaining an Insiders Perspective on US Foreign Policy

"Having former US government officials teaching and speaking openly was very fascinating and informative for me during my semester at Johns Hopkins SAIS."

A Valuable and Flexible Opportunity to Gain Expertise in International Relations

"Due to the flexibility of the certificate program, I have been able to easily manage a full-time career and my studies."

Finding the Perfect Fit at SAIS Europe

"I had a short list of objectives when searching for a graduate school and when I came across SAIS Europe I knew I found what I had been looking for all along."

Enriching Professional Experiences with Academic Insights

"Gaining the skillset to actively analyze the reports, projects and institutions that I am a part of at the Board has been incredibly rewarding and has made me a better researcher in my professional role."

Acquiring Insights into Economic Growth and Development in International Relations

"I saw the Hopkins-Nanjing Center as the first time to truly broaden my understanding of China and to research the social, economic and political issues that pertained to the country I had developed such a strong interest in."