Essay about Graduation Speech At The University Of Washington

818 Words Nov 14th, 2015 4 Pages
When I was in high school I saw a brochure for a study abroad program to England. At that time, it would have been impossible for me to participate because of the cost and health problems in my family. I put that dream aside until I discovered the Literary London program with the English department, which I think I’m a perfect fit for. I’m a senior at the University of Washington completing an English major with a minor in History. This is my second year at the University of Washington, I came in as a first year junior transfer student last year. My expected date of graduation is the summer of 2016, which makes the spring in London program my last chance to participate in this once in a lifetime experience.

I’m applying to the study abroad program in London because of my desire to study overseas because it is such an incredible opportunity in which I’m very passionate about. Not only is it an experience that will allow me to see the world and take in a new culture, but it will also enhance the subject I’m studying. I’m an English major, and the fact that this program is centered on that very subject one of the main reasons for my interest in to program. I choose this particular program because of the subject matter, the courses that are being offered, and the location. I have always wanted to study in Britain because of its rich history of the English language and literature. In England, I would be able to study the birthplace of the English language and a country in which…

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