Why Madrid?

Why Madrid?

I’ve wanted to study abroad ever since I graduated high school. I knew I wanted to go to a Spanish-speaking country to further my language proficiency, but besides that, I didn’t have much else planned. As soon as I started my sophomore year, I began researching which...
A Week Removed

A Week Removed

Sunset over Piazza del Popolo with St. Peter’s Basilica in the distance A week after my return to the states, I feel well adjusted to home. When I first got off the plane in Atlanta and saw a sign in English I was taken aback. This was slightly humorous but...
Banking & Compliance

Banking & Compliance

My internship happens to be with Maybank, one of the top five banks in Southeast Asia. The company has total assets between 165 billion and 200 billion dollars (saw different numbers quoted), has a total of 2,400 branches employing 45,000 people in 20 different...
Reflections

Reflections

Having been home for a few days now, I have had time to think and reflect about my study abroad experience in Spain. The experiences I have had and the memories I have made have been incredibly developmental to my character and perspective. Coming back to the US, I...

UA in Spain

I am doing UA in Spain, and I am doing it online due to COVID, however, it is still the same classes. I get to work on my Spanish with native Spanish speakers, which only increases my comprehension level and ability to speak Spanish fluently. This coming fall semester...