Learning Abroad
Jun27

Learning Abroad

Today in Madrid, we had our final day of class. For my program, our class culminated in a presentation about how we have been changed by the trip. During my month in Madrid, I took two classes for six credit hours. These classes were beneficial for many reasons. I enjoyed learning under local professors who helped me learn specific points about the language and how the locals speak it. Spanish in Spain has different pronunciations,...

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Field Trips in Spain
Jun23

Field Trips in Spain

The Study Abroad schedule in Spain is structured where we have class Monday through Thursday and on Friday and Saturday we take a field trip to a different city to see the historic places like cathedrals and palaces. During June we have travelled to unique parts of Spain on the weekends such as Toledo, Salamanca, and El Escorial. This past Saturday we traveled to Aranjuez to see the royal palace. We first walked in the gardens outside...

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Initial Thoughts on my Education Abroad Experience
Jun19

Initial Thoughts on my Education Abroad Experience

Experiencing a new country is an invaluable and worthwhile experience. At the beginning of my trip I was very excited but I was slightly nervous about gettting out of my comfort zone. After completing the first few weeks of my program, I have grown comfortable with life abroad and my class schedule so hopefully my perspective can help students gain insight on the Study Abroad experience. When I first began my time at the University of...

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