Home country: Netherlands
Home University and area of study: Wageningen University, Management and Consumer studies
Why did you chose to study at MSU?
I chose for MSU, because I am an American citizen, and I always wanted to go back. I love the American culture, mentality and I was very eager to experience the American college life.
What do you enjoy most about your program?
I like the America school system a lot. In the first week, I really had to adjust to this system, but in general, I think it’s good to have many classes and exercises, in order to improve your knowledge.
What do you enjoy most about Michigan?
I really like the diversity of activities you can do. I have been already to so many places: fraternities, bars, (MLK) conferences, sport evenings, etc. I will also be travelling a lot around the countryside in the future.
What is your favorite class at MSU? Why?
So far, I really like Human Resources. I am very eager to learn more about the psychology of employees within a company, and how you can solve structural problems with an innovative strategy.
What has surprised you most about MSU?
The size of the campus. I was stunned when I heard that the extent of the campus was around 25 km2
What advice would you give a future student studying at MSU?
Take every opportunity to explore America and stay open-minded to meet new people.
Interested in learning more about our programs and exchanges? Take a look at our website, americansemester.msu.edu, where you can find out more.