Fulbright: Embracing the Unexpected

When Joe Joseph, AB’17, began his Fulbright fellowship in Spain in 2017, it was a leap into the unknown. His English Teaching Assistantship in Madrid came with a lot of firsts: his first job out of college; his first long-term stay outside of the United States; and his first time teaching. He had no idea the successes he would achieve in the coming years. 

“Being thrust into all of these firsts meant that the adjustment period for me was incredibly difficult,” he said. “I spent many months wondering whether or not I had made the right choice in leaving everything behind.” To read the full article, please visit: http://college.uchicago.edu/uniquely-chicago/story/fulbright-experience-embracing-unexpected.