My name is Patricia Ragsdale. I am a recent graduate of Bethune Cookman University. I have attained my B.A. in International Studies. I am originally from Connecticut and now reside in Orlando, FL. This is my second time participating in the MEISSP program. I first participated in the summer of 2012 and I absolutely loved it. Therefore, I was very eager to partake in it again. I became interested in this program because it is correlated with my major, it is an opportunity to gain experience within the government, and it presented an invaluable internship opportunity in...