Name: Luis Rivera
Education Abroad program: Prague, Czech Republic, summer 2018
About: Luis Rivera grew up in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and graduated from Bullard-Havens Technical High School. He is part of the Student Support Services (SSS) program at UConn, which assists students who are first-generation to go to college, from low-income families, and from populations underrepresented in higher education. He graduates from UConn this spring and already has a job lined up – as an auditor with PwC, a company where he has previously done summer internships.
Why did you decide to do an Education Abroad program?
I was born in Colombia and moved to the United States when I was three. I have been back there to visit, but that was the only time