Guatemala, The Gambia, and Graduation: A Student's Perspective

  • Jeannette Williams Midlands Technical College
Keywords: Higher Education, International Service Learning, Service Learning


Service learning can have a profound impact on students. This article is written from the perspective of an international service learning student at St. Mary's College of Maryland. The author explains the effects of service learning on her life and draws some broader conclusions about its impact on students in general. She highlights the learning value of experience in new environments, the power of reflection, and describes how understanding and intellectual growth are enhanced.