Elaine Tan

International Student Adviser
3242 Memorial Union
515-294-1120

Education: 
B. Sc., in Communications and Psychology
M.A., in Social Science emphasis in Psychology and Political Science 
M.A., in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Hometown: Georgetown, Penang, MALAYSIA

Hobbies: Road-Tripping, Listening to Classic Vinyl Records, Attend Plays, Musical Theatre & Symphonies, Swimming and Baby sitting

Favorite international food: Arepas and Hokkien Prawn Mee with Wanton Noodles.

Favorite place/event in the U.S.: Place: Balboa Island Event: Kings Island Fall Fest

Favorite destination: Seattle, WA

I want to visit: Canada, Sweden, Brazil, Alaska and Hawaii

Advice for international students and scholars: Get to know an American family and friends! If you have a chance – Visit a local family home, share your culture and don’t be afraid to explore the United States!

It is perfectly fine to seek help and ask questions. We are all here to help each other.

Instead of seeign things and asked "Why?", Dream about things and ask yourself "WHY NOT!"