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Alisa Murphy



Phone: (480) 965-5965

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
Area of Study: Broadcast Journalism
Year at ASU: Junior
Study Abroad Location: Peru
Study Abroad Program: ASU: From Lima to Machu Picchu: Exploring Healthcare, Culture, and Ethics in Peru
Favorite Study Abroad Memory: We were in Peru during the FIFA World Cup and it was the first time Peru had qualified for the World Cup in over 30 years. We all bought Peruvian soccer jerseys and watched the soccer games at the local restaurants. We had World Cup fever for sure!
Other Travel Locations: Lima and Cusco, Peru
Top Advice for Sun Devils Going Abroad: Just walk around and explore! Try as many local cuisines as you can. Talk to the local people even if their language is not your first language. Also, find a good balance between doing as much as you can (activities, excursions, etc.), while still getting enough sleep. I made that mistake the first week!