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In Their Words: NOLS New Zealand

By Casey Adams on 5/13/14 1:35 AM

Students who turn to NOLS for their semester abroad treasure the experience. Wendy Cirko and Cory McDonald both took NOLS semesters as their semesters abroad last year. Both Spring Semester in New Zealand graduates, shared their reflections on the experience and the education with us recently, and we had to share. Learn more about upcoming semesters in New Zealand here.

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Topics: Semester abroad, listen, NOLS, leadership, academic credit, self confidence, Behind the Scenes, Semester, outdoor recreation, graduates, active learner, navigation, sailing, future, college, first aid, National Outdoor Leadership School, feedback, communication, Semester of campus, natural resource recreation management, New Zealand, university credit, risk management, Backpacking, environmental studies, kayaking, life-changing, self-awareness, perseverance, degree, outdoor education, wildlife, leave no trace, philosophy, route planning, team member, college credit, education, Salisbury University, wilderness, backcountry

NOLS Named a Top-Rated Nonprofit

By Casey Adams on 12/4/12 12:37 AM

Thanks to the outstanding reviews posted by the NOLS
community over the last month, GreatNonprofits honored NOLS with a
prestigious 2012 Top-Rated Award last week.

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Topics: Behind the Scenes, Semester, reviews, rating, GreatNonprofits, review, top-rated, NOLS nonprofit, National Outdoor Leadership School, leaders, award, transparency, feedback, donors, impact, donate, Great, honor, most valuable, voluntter

Winter Sections: A Student's Perspective

By Sophia Kim on 3/16/11 4:52 AM

In the past week and a half, we've had several semester courses come back through NOLS Rocky Mountain as they transitioned between their winter sections to river, canyons, or rock climbing. We had the privilege of catching up with Audi Morrison, an Outdoor Educator Spring semester student and previous NOLS Teton Valley snowboarding alum. Here is an account of her Winter section:

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Topics: A Student's Perspective, two nols courses, second course, Winter Sections, NOLS Rocky Mountain, Expedition Prep, feedback, perspective, ski, winter