First Impressions

Here I am in Sevilla, and it is more than I could have ever imagined it to be! So much has happened so far, so I’ll start at the beginning.. I left Sea-Tac at 5:45am on Tuesday, August 28th and arrived in Chicago where I met the group for the flight to Madrid. I was

FLAMENCO!

When I was first looking at doing the Semester in Spain program I noticed the pictures of the girls in traditional flamenco dresses with their hair and makeup done and I instantly thought it looked like fun, but I didn’t know if I was going to do it. Once I arrived and we started to

Once-in-a-lifetime Experiences

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Semester in Spain is definitely one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences. This is a semester where students like me can come and be immersed in a completely different culture. We come from all different backgrounds, yet we share the same goals of wanting to really learn another language and experience different ways of life. Classes here

España: From the view of a principiante

I am the kind of person that needs busyness, organization, and preparation to succeed. I am the kind of person who holds down some sort of job, runs for her university, takes 16-18 credits a semester, gets all A’s, volunteers, runs a Bible study, and still has time for girls nights. I am the kind

One Week

Wednesday the 7th of September marked exactly seven days since we first arrived in Seville. When my friends and I realized that little fact yesterday, we couldn’t really believe it. In some ways, it feels like we have been here for a month… at this point, I can’t quite figure out if that’s a good

Five Buildings and Five Experiences

4835 – The number of miles I would be from my hometown in Michigan while in Seville, Spain, where I would be studying for four months. Zero – The number of people I knew going into this crazy adventure. I sat in the airport with most of the other students (and only 2 other guys)

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