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International Student & Scholar Services


Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs
Fax: 202-885-3354
Butler Pavilion, Room 410

ISSS office walk-in advising hours: Mondays: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bakar, Senem S
Director, International Student & Scholar Services

Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
410 Butler Pavilion
Washington, DC, USA 20016-8041


Fall 2015 International Peer Mentor




Languages you speak

Norwegian, English, Dutch and German


*To contact any of American University's International Peer Mentors or for more information about the program, please contact Jawee Perla in International Student & Scholar Services.

School and Major(s) (and Minor, if applicable):
International Studies (SIS), minor in leadership & management (Kogod)

Favorite hobbies?
Soccer, traveling, watching documentaries.

What do you love about AU?
Wide range of sports facilities available to us and the large number of international students studying here.

Favorite spot on campus?
Sitting area outside SIS.

Advice for incoming international students?
Bring a mindset where you force yourself to get out of your comfort zone. College is the perfect environment to check out new areas you haven't been exposed to before.