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Over the past few years, I've come to realize that being open to opportunities that come your way can often be more important than actively seeking them out. Some opportunities we would never consider or dream for ourselves can end up being exactly the best experiences for us. I learned this lesson four months ago when I received a text from a good friend of mine, “Are you interested in going to Haiti this summer?”
Blog Update
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My upcoming trip to Africa had been on my mind for months. I had prepared a list of things I needed to buy, to pack, and to finish before leaving. However, when the day came to fly out, I found myself feeling as though I had never been more unprepared in my life.

Audrey Sebastian

University of Minnesota
Audrey, from Eden Prairie, Minnesota, is studying mechanical engineering and sustainable agriculture. With the understanding that her decisions impact not only herself but also those around her and those of future generations, she is excited to work on creating sustainable food and water resources. After graduating, she hopes to pursue a master’s degree in business and entrepreneurship. Audrey is mentored by Paul Porter in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.