One thing Carly Schlinkert won’t need when she studies abroad in Germany next semester? A German-to-English dictionary! The Sterling Heights senior has been studying German since her freshman year of high school.
“Coming from a German family, my dad was always very gung-ho about the culture,” she says. “When I was little, I used to look up German words all the time, so I’m excited to speak constant German and to be totally immersed in the language and culture.”