Hasta Luego Granada
Jun16

Hasta Luego Granada

Returning from Nicaragua was much more difficult than I had anticipated. I had just began to get used to the heat, the food and using Spanish more than English. Above all, I felt like I had not spent enough time in the clinic. It almost seemed unfair to go down to Nicaragua, recognize the necessities that the country has, help for a few weeks and then disappear. I know that there is so much more that I could have done to help if I...

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Familia Nica
Jun09

Familia Nica

The experience that I have had while being in Nicaragua has been the experience of a life time. Working in the clinic, we were able to shadow the doctors, take blood pressure and other measurements, count pills for the pharmacy, measure glucose levels and administer insulin shots. Along the way we got to know all of the kids and families that were visiting the clinic and hear their stories. The fantastic part was that the care...

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Destination: Granada, Nicaragua (pre-departure blog)
May23

Destination: Granada, Nicaragua (pre-departure blog)

My name is Lexi Schrobilgen and I am going to be a junior at The University of Alabama. I am studying abroad for 2 weeks in Nicaragua, where I will be working in a medical clinic and exploring the country. Quite honestly, this trip is one of the reasons that I chose Alabama. Studying abroad has always been something that is extremely important to me and so when I was looking at colleges I wanted to ensure that the one I picked had a...

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