From Berkeley College in New York City: Meet International Students

From Berkeley College in New York City: Meet International Students

 

Name: Nerika Lukene De Araújo Palhares

Country of Origin: Angola

Major: Marketing Communications

Q. What is your life motto?

A. Never give up on the goals you really want to achieve.
 
Q. What advice will you give to future international students?

A. My advice is simple. By studying, we are able to build a path to a professional career. Without a good education in your life, it is almost impossible to be successful. Believe in yourself, do your best, enjoy the challenges that life gives to you in a positive way, don’t be afraid to express what you value, share your knowledge and culture, also appreciate the opportunity to study because some people don’t have this chance due to the financial situation or a lack of motivation. Do your best to obtain knowledge and you will see that is the best thing in life.
 
Q. What is your favorite place in New York City?

A. Central Park. In Central Park, I feel free to study, think, laugh, relax and see how beautiful the nature is.