“A soulful experience that still heightens my excitement to no end” – a perfect description of the two weeks that I spent learning, exploring and achieving in Marrakech at the Elaraki International School. I’m ecstatic with how much I learned and I owe an immense amount of gratitude to Inventure Academy and the RoundSquare foundation to have acknowledged, appreciated and allowed my talent to travel to a new country that offered me with extensive learning. I stayed with the Maouhoub family, who were my hosts during my trip there.
I studied a variety of courses that included: Economics, Finance, Management, Law, French, Arabic, Information Technology and Mathematics. Meanwhile, I also gained knowledge about the governing and management system prevalent in the developing country that interested me and motivated me to publish a journal paper, which will be processed by the end of August. It will shed light upon on the recent history and management of the country that provided the impetus for Marrakech to become one of the fastest booming economies in the world.
Confidence, independence and self-reliance are the three crucial aspects that I noticed myself really develop. It’s a program that encouraged me to be a lot more open to new things and showed me the bigger world beyond my own comfort zone. It helped me devise new ways to overcome any unforeseen circumstances.
Lastly, I’ve had an experience that teared me up as I departed from my host family and friends due to the strong attachment we developed over the weeks. I am now actively looking at every opportunity that knocks on my door to further increase my learning and would recommend this exchange program to anyone wishing to broaden their horizon at a scale larger than ever imagined.