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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




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*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):
School of Public Affairs, Political Science

Favorite hobbies?
Dancing, reading, listening to music

What do you love about AU?
I love the endless academic and social opportunities that the school and the city provides

Favorite spot on campus?
Sky room in McKinley

Advice for incoming international students?
I think it's important for international students to know that its okay to go out of their comfort zone, its okay to hang out with different types of people that you've never hung outwith before.