What’s a Fulbright? Part I

After studying abroad in Barcelona and student teaching in Krakow, I knew I wanted to apply for a Fulbright the second I graduated from college. At that time, it was the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program and I wasn’t eligible. You needed a Master’s degree and years of full-time teaching experience. Rats. Fast forward five years, I received an email…

April 5, 2016

So there I was, sitting in my classroom listening to my TA drone on and on about baseball when I refreshed my email (for the one millionth time) and saw it: Fulbright Application: Selection Update. HOLY BUCKETS. IS THIS REAL LIFE? It took me five seconds to read “Congratulations” and I was running out of the…