Hometown: Quang Binh Province
Home Country: Vietnam
Major: Graphic Design
Language Spoken: Vietnamese and English
Favorite Place on Campus: I enjoy the vibe of our school's Fine Arts Center. There are a lot of wonderful artworks along the hallways of the building.
Favorite Food on Campus: I highly recommend the bagels at Einstein Bros (inside the HSS building) or the croissants of the Starbucks store as well.
Why Am I An International Ambassador: I am an International Ambassador because I love making new friends and connecting with people. Besides, I want to help international students with getting over some of their problems when they find the University's environment unfamiliar.
Why I Choose A-State: I chose this school because this state is said to be peaceful and "Nature-Friendly". Besides, the fees are pretty affordable.
Home Country: Japan
Major: Computer Science
Languages Spoken: Japanese and English
Why A-State: I wanted to study under the best minds in the country. It also offered the specialization I was seeking, and I wanted to fast track my education. A-state has a large diverse student body. More choices of majors and specializations. I chose A-state since I wanted to maximize y post-college opportunities while still in school.
Why Am I An International Ambassador: I would love to talk to new international students and help them out in every possible way. It would help me build a traffic network as an ambassador. Also, I can imagine how hard it is for other international students to come to a foreign land where everything is so different, from food, to lifestyle and language.
My Favorite Place on Campus: I would say Wolf Life.
Sankalp Rajkumar Dekate
Home Country: India
Major: Computer Science
Languages Spoken: Hindi, English and Marathi
Why A-State: According to my scores in the respective exams as well as the courses available in A-state matched all the requirements needed for me to complete my Graduation from an esteemed univerity.
Why Am I An International Ambassador: I am an international ambassador because I like to communicate with people from all over the world. I like to help people in whichever way possible from my side. I am always excited to listen about things which students tell about their country. Also, I like to share my experience with them so that it can be a little help for those who newly joined the school.
My Favorite Place on Campus: Sodexo Cafeteria for food and Recreation Centre for fun, games and exercise.
Home Country: South Korea
Major: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Languages Spoken: Korean & English
Why A-State: A-state is well known for offering many opportunities for Korean students with affordable tuition, high-quality education, and beneficial environments, which makes me choose A-state.
Favorite Place on Campus: Definitely library. I can see all my friends there! I just feel comfortable being in the library, like my home.
Why I Am An International Ambassador: With various experiences helping international students, I am confident in this position. I am always excited to help others and be friends with them. Everyone is welcome!
Home Country: China
Major: Master of Business Administration with a concentration in healthcare administration
Languages Spoken: Mandarin & English
Why I Am An International Ambassador: I am willing to help international students get through their tough times, and it will be an unforgettable experience in my life.
Favorite place on Campus and why: Library! I have found so many interesting books there and the museum inside is full of fun.
Favorite things about A-State: Nice people, beautiful campus, and Einstein Bros. Bagels!!
Wael Ali Alqahtani
Home Country: Saudi Arabia
Major: Mechanical Engineer
Language Spoken: Arabic and English
Why A-state: I found A-state has a good education quality besides its location in a small and quiet city, which helps me to focus on my education.
Why I am an International Ambassador: When I came to A-state in 2015, I found it was challenging to communicate in English, but the friend in the international office who was speaking my language helped me a lot to talk with the office which made my life easier and improved my communication skills so that I want to pay back their help to me and help others.
My favorite place on campus: Library.
My favorite thing to do on campus: Meet my friends and walking on the campus.