Sophie Diaz

The World

Sophie Diaz is a senior journalism student at the University of Central Florida. She works in a variety of mediums, but loves audio best. Some of her work lives on at NSM TodayWMFE, and WDBO.

Three collaged photos of international college students

International students weigh in on hurdles and successes of studying in the US

For many international students, going to college in the US is part of a lifelong dream. But it can be difficult to overcome all kinds of hurdles to doing so. Nevertheless, The World spoke to a number of students who are carving their own pathways to pursue higher education in the US. Here are a few of their stories below, in their own words.