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The Emporia State YES! project is a unique way to let future international students learn from current or past international students at Emporia State University.  Take the time to read the blogs below from your fellow Hornets so you will be better prepared to succeed at ESU!


Yiyang Li (China), Business exchange student from Beijing Normal University

Engaging with American Students 

 Practicing Spoken English

 What's Fun in Emporia?

 Photo Album 


Changjun Lin (China), Biology and Business student

Positioning into the combination of business and biology at ESU

Tianrui jiang

Tianrui Jiang (China), Business student, AASCU-CCIEE 1+2+1 Sino American Program 


My New Identity: When East meets West.


Selam Yoon (South Korea), Economics exchange student from Soongsil University

 All Things ESU

 Enjoying ESU - Big Brothers Big Sisters Program

 About Internships at ESU/Emporia

 Tutoring at ESU


Kaisa Triin KARU (Estonia)

Involved in campus

Enjoy ESU events

Making friends in the dorm


Anna Vilkkumaa (Finland)

Travel during the spring break

Kindness of people in Kansas

Emporia weather


Be the voice of Emporia State University!  If you are a current international student and are passionate about ESU, we want you to share your experience abroad.  You can get involved in the new ‘Emporia State Yes!’ program in multiple ways including: filming a video in your native language, keeping a blog, recording a podcast, or making presentations in your home country.  With Emporia State Yes!, it’s your story your way!

You can receive more information about the program by visiting the OIE or by emailing  In just a matter of minutes you will learn more about the ways you can share your experience at ESU, the places you can visit for a presentation, necessary forms, and compensation.