There are many reasons students choose to participate in Alternative Break. Hear from some current students on why they dove in and what they've gotten out of the experience.
College students are taking advantage of school breaks to leave their mark on the world, develop skills, and make great friends thanks to Alternative Break.
The Illinois State University chapter of nonprofit Best Buddies brings people together to form lasting friendships and a more inclusive community.
Understand the bystander effect—a phenomenon in which the greater the number of people present in a situation, the less likely someone is to help a person in distress.