Rasht Valley, Tajikistan
Expected Program Completion Date
Involvements at ACC
Full-time Student, Former Exchange Student
Favorite thing about Northern Michigan?
The Great Lakes and the friendly community
Who at ACC has influenced you the most?
Everyone that I meet at ACC influences me, especially my instructors who are always there for me when I need help with homework.
Where is one place that you want to visit?
I've always wanted to go to Florida
Any hidden talents?
I love reading Persian poetry and I write Persian and Tajik poems in my free time
What made you choose ACC?
I love the location and I have more opportunities for education here than I did in Tajikistan
Current song that she's got on repeat
"Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran
I speak three foreign languages
What advice would Mahina give to future Lumberjacks?
Never give up on your dreams because they can be only one more step away
Anything else you want to add?
Mahina previously came to Alpena during high school as an exchange student. She loved Alpena so much that she decided to come back to America to attend ACC! To read more about her story, check out this article from The Alpena News.
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