A Recap and Highlights from Our Recent Live Session
How can strong English skills help international students succeed in the U.S.? Leslie Moreno and moderator Maggie Wolford discuss the importance of English in U.S. education. Our session, “English Proficiency: Leslie's U.S. Academic Journey,” explored Leslie's journey from Colombia to Florida and how English played a key role in her success.
From Colombia to Florida
Leslie’s story originates in Colombia, where she was driven by her passion for languages and insights into society. This led Leslie to the United States, where she is pursuing an M.A. in Linguistics at Florida Atlantic University. Her journey highlights the benefits of seeking opportunities and embracing challenges.
Insights into Self-Driven Success
Leslie's academic path showcases focus and ambition. In this conversation with Maggie, the two of them discussed their individual educational experiences, united by a shared appreciation for languages.
The Role of TOEFL
Language proficiency remains a cornerstone for international scholars. Leslie shared her experience with the TOEFL test and its significance in her U.S. academic endeavors. Her preparation methods can provide guidance for those considering similar academic paths.
Future Aspirations: Linguistics and Beyond
Leslie highlighted her broader goals in linguistics, including her aspirations for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship. She emphasized the role of language skills in both academic and broader professional spheres.
Missed the Session? Here’s the Recap
For those who missed the Live session, you can catch up on Leslie's insights through the recorded discussion. It offers valuable takeaways for international students and linguistics enthusiasts alike.
English is a Key to Success
Leslie's academic journey in the U.S. underlines the importance of English proficiency in global academia. Her story serves as an inspiration for those navigating their academic routes. Stay connected with TOEFL and Study in the USA for more sessions and resources.
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