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    1. Marieta Rojas '18

      What languages can you speak?

      Spanish, English


      What extracurricular activities are you involved in on campus?

      iClub, peer tutor and Chemistry Study Centre tutor, violin (for fun)


      What has been your experience as an international student like? (If applicable)

      What I love about being a new international student at Andover is that you have a perfect balance between a place to study and be with friends, and a place to be with family and rest. Being able to recognise this as an advantage and enjoy it makes it a hundred times better. 


      What are your favorite thing(s) about Andover?

      I love the people here. I know everyone says it, and I think the admission’s office does it on purpose. The kids here are super nice as well as being smart, there are exceptions of course, but I think it’s one of the things that I think sets Andover apart from a lot of places like it. 


      How does Andover compare to your home?

      I have quite a broad concept of home. My mum lives in Spain and my dad in Peru (although he’s studying in Cambridge at the moment), so home is not a concrete place for me. My family is a big part of it, and everything changing all the time is also pretty familiar to me. At Andover, I am alone and everything is constant. Like I said before, I love having both.



      Briefly talk about an interesting experience you had while visiting another part of the world (if applicable).

      My dad and I are huge fans of Denmark. We’ve been going there every summer since I was eleven. That year, my dad gave me 1000 kroner to spend on whatever I wanted. I flipped out and thought I was rich until I reached the counter at the closest ice cream store and realised that there are ten kroner to every pound sterling. 

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