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USEP Alumni Association held its General Assembly

On October 5, around 80 Turkish alumni of U.S. Government-funded education and exchange programs gathered in Ankara for the first General Assembly of US Exchange Programs Alumni Association. The program started with the National Anthem of Turkey and one minute silence and followed by the opening speeches. USEP Alumni Association Founding President Pelin Kohn gave ...
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Turkish Alumnus Salih Yüce Shares with you his US Exchange Experience

Salih Yüce is the president of “Youth Accumulation Center” and “Help and Love Association for Cancer Patients”. Both associations are very active under Salih’s leadership. Salih Yüce participated in the U.S. Department of State’sInternational Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in a three-week project on “Managing Migration and Diversity Issues in U.S. Society”, which took place in ...
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Gizem Erduran’s Governor’s Institute Blog

Hi, I’m Gizem, from Turkey! I’m fifteen years old. I participated in GIV  on June, 25, 2012. It was a great experience for me. I met new people from Germany, Ireland, Israel and of course US. In  addition, there were 14 students from  different cities of Turkey.  I didn’t just improve my English there, at ...
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YES Alumni – Benay Gözkaman

My YES exchange year was the most unforgettable time of my life. When I go back to my country, I will take with me my independent living skills, pretty good English, my own trust in myself, a new culture, and lots of good memories. During my time in the United States, I had many experiences ...
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