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Get to Know a Grantee - Ariane Willson

By Maureen Heydt 

This interview has been condensed and edited for clarity. 

Ariane Willson just completed her grant year serving as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to Czech Republic, where she lived and worked for ten months in the famed city of Karlovy Vary, famous for its spas, rich history, and film festival. A native of Arizona, Ariane had much to adjust to, weather-wise and more, upon arriving in Karlovy Vary. Here, she reflects back on her grant year, the challenges she faced, and her Fulbright experience living in one of the most famous Czech cities.

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Hometown: Scottsdale, ArizonaCollege, Major/Minor: Arizona State University, English Literature/Economics School in Czech Republic: Střední průmyslová škola keramická a sklářská, Karlovy Vary Age: 24Favorite Czech Word: okurka (cucumber)Favorite Quote: "But I have a new love for that glittering instrument, the human soul. It is a lo…

Get to Know a Grantee - Max Gollin

By Maureen Heydt

This interview has been condensed and edited for clarity. 

Max Gollin is a Princeton University grad, and has just finished up his grant year serving as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to the Czech Republic. Max spent this year teaching at a gymnázium in Jihlava, a prominent provincial capital that straddles the dividing line between Bohemia and Moravia. Max is also an avid musician, and frequently incorporated music into his classroom to help make lessons fun and exciting for students. Read below to find out what Max has to say about his grant year in the Czech Republic, his advice for future Fulbrighters, and what he plans to do next.


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Hometown: Bowie, MarylandCollege, Major/Minor: Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs School in Czech Republic: Gymnázium, Jihlava Age: 22Favorite Czech Word: “Panelák” (apartment block) Favorite Quo…