The following post was written by Global Gap Year Fellow Francis Guillen Diaz

Hello stranger,

You already know my name and, if you’ve kept up with the press releases from the Campus Y, you also know where I’m from and what activities I participated in while in high school. Feels strange that you know that information yet have never met me, no?

If it feels strange, you, and quite frankly I, should become accustomed to that feeling because throughout the upcoming nine months (if my money lasts that long lol) you’re going to be my one-way pen pal of sorts. And for those of you who don’t find it strange, you’ve either, like me, grown up with social media and are used to knowing everything about everyone, or have stalker tendencies and enjoy learning about strangers. Please keep in mind that the two are not mutually exclusive.

Enough of that though, let’s get […]