Spanish School
Aug27

Spanish School

Among all the other wonderful experiences that come with studying abroad, there is also a lot to be learned in the classroom. Not only did I learn so much more about the material covered in the classes that I took, it also really deepened my cultural experience. Being a business major, I took international business and Spanish culture and civilization while abroad. The University I studied at was tailored to students studying abroad....

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Oh the places you will go!
Aug09

Oh the places you will go!

Going abroad gives you the opportunity to not only call a new, fascinating place home but also the opportunity to easily see a bunch of other amazing places. I was really fortunate to not have Friday class so I had extended weekends to travel. Having so many unique places to choose from, it can be difficult to decide where to go and how to get there. My friend and I decided not to book any of our trips prior to going so we could gage...

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My Barcelona Mom
Aug09

My Barcelona Mom

When I decided to go abroad, my program offered me three different options for housing: residence, host family, or apartment. A good friend of mine studied abroad the semester before and encouraged me to do a host family. I figured a host family would be the easiest way to fully immerse myself in the culture. So I took a leap of faith a signed up for a host family. We were advised to bring them a small gift, something with our home...

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