Kelly Van Acker

Credentials: 2022 WISLI Elementary Filipino Student

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Language Institute and Level: SEASSI / Elementary Filipino

Why did you choose to study a language through WISLI? What attracted you to our program specifically?

How has studying a less commonly taught language enriched your life?

What makes studying a language at WISLI/UW-Madison unique to you?

How do you plan to use the language you’re learning in your personal/professional journey?

What are you most looking forward to in your language program? (Event highlights)

What has been the impact of the  WISLI Tuition Scholarship for you?  What would you say to other students who might be interested in applying for the scholarship?

Do you have any advice for students who are studying the same language as you?

What is your favorite word/phrase/proverb in your language? One of my favorite phrases in Filipino is bahala na.