Foreign Places Known
Mar22

Foreign Places Known

This picture was taken in May 2016, on my first trip to Mexico. 🙂 The truth is, I did not choose to study abroad this semester – studying abroad chose me. I did not choose to return to school for a graduate program – that chose me as well. After being accepted in to the program, I realized that things that were taking place were for extended growth for who I would become professionally. In 2016 I came to Cuernavaca, Mexico for two...

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Second Chance in Mexico
Feb27

Second Chance in Mexico

When I arrived to Mexico, I immediately became overwhelmed with good emotions. I shed a few tears and expressed boundless gratitude for where I am because it is not often that you get to return to places where you once failed, only to be set on a path to succeed. I felt at home, at peace, and a belonging that has been waiting for my arrival. I spent the first two weeks attending Spanish class to better prepare me for my internship in...

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Views from the Other Side
Jun16

Views from the Other Side

   For those of you that have been keeping up and for those of you that are just now reading, I was given one of the greatest opportunities to study abroad in Cuernavaca, Mexico (check out my pre-departure post here: http://bamabloggersabroad.com/2016/05/my-demography-was-not-my-destination). It is now week two and I am so excited to share so many great things with you. When I first arrived to Mexico, I was taken away by the weather,...

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My Demography Was Not My Destination
May09

My Demography Was Not My Destination

It all started in March of 2015. It was my first time going through customs, a word I always heard about but never thought I would get to experience. It was my first time on a plane, a vehicle of transportation I never thought I would get to ride in. It was my first time going out of the country, the other side of the world I never thought I would see. It was simply my first time. It was my first mission trip and it was to the...

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