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Students Abroad Blog

Thursday 08/28/2014
Posted: August 28, 2014 - 4:15 pm
Volunteering at a women's center in Iran

While in Iran, I had the wonderful opportunity of volunteering at the Omid E Mehr, which is a center for disadvantaged young women in Tehran.

Sunday 08/17/2014
Posted: August 17, 2014 - 6:01 pm
An American shopping on the streets of Tehran

Today I spent the day roaming the streets of Tehran.

Wednesday 08/13/2014
Posted: August 13, 2014 - 8:17 pm
Amanda answers questions on social media, food and police in Iran

Q: Do you feel comfortable as an American in Iran? Do you feel you are being scrutinized by officials or police?

Sunday 08/10/2014
Posted: August 10, 2014 - 2:03 pm
Tourist Towers in Tehran, and Free Food for the American!

There are quite a few tourist places in Tehran, and this weekend we were able to visit two of the biggest.

Friday 08/08/2014
Posted: August 08, 2014 - 4:00 pm
Iranians "elated" to see Mainland student on first trip to parents' birthplace

As soon as I stepped into Newark International Airport, I felt a mix of so many emotions. The day had finally arrived for me to travel to my parent’s home country of Iran.

Thursday 08/07/2014
Posted: August 07, 2014 - 2:52 pm
Mainland Regional student to blog about her trip to Iran

Mainland Regional High School rising senior Amanda Etemad, 16, of Northfield, arrived in Iran with her father Aug. 7 for her first visit to her parents’ home country. She will stay there through Aug. 25.