Overcoming uncertainty: an FLTA's journey

14 October 2022

Though 2021–22 FLTA Sylvia Rainer considered withdrawing from the program before her FLTA year started, her Fulbright experience culminated in joy and fulfillment.

By Sylvia Rainer

I seemed to be forgetting that this was exactly the reason I had applied in the first place: I wanted to gain teaching experience in a foreign country.
Photo of Sylvia Rainer smiling behind a lectern
Photo of Sylvia Rainer standing at chalkboard
Photo of Sylvia standing on a bridge with a view
Photo of Sylvia Rainer standing in front of building at Agnes Scott College
Overall, the Fulbright Program made me step outside of my comfort zone, which has helped me grow as a person.