Category: Universidad Nebrija

Coming Home / Reflection

Hi everyone, This is my last blog post. I’m just going to reflect on my study abroad experience. My term abroad has been such an incredible experience. My hopes and expectations were  set extremely high and followed me close-by coming into Madrid. Thankfully, I was truly not disappointed. The experiences I have lived here and the ...

Finals

Hello, It’s about that time of the year: Finals are coming! It’s bittersweet feeling. It means I have to take finals and leave Madrid, which is the bitter part, but it also means I get to go back home to my loved ones! First thing’s first, I have to get through these finals. Luckily, my grades ...

Italy – Part II

Hey everyone, I am back in Madrid after my week-long vacation in Italy with my family. The second half of my trip didn’t go as planned, unfortunately. I went to Florence, which was absolutely stunning. I loved it there. It was such a nice city, very peaceful and historic. It was easy to get around. ...

Italy – Part I

Ciao a tutti, I have been having an amazing time here in Italy! It has really been an unforgettable experience. I have family in the Umbria region around the center of Italy. I have two aunts and two cousins that live here. One of my aunts has been living here for 6 years and her ...

Mental Break

Hola todos, I had a very long, stressful week. I had a few phone/Skype interviews for co-op, homework, a presentation for COM and classes in between. It was mentally exhausting. It’s definitely starting to feel like the end of the term now. I have a 5-page paper due soon, two finals to study for, another ...

Portugal: Lisbon and Porto

Hi everyone, I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving break! I personally had the worst Thanksgiving Day ever. I had class, which felt strange to me. It was the first time I’ve ever had class on Thanksgiving, but that wasn’t even the worst part. I did what I had to do. What made it so ...

Raíces: Classes and Life in Europe

Qué tal mi gente, Classes have been going well. I have a presentation soon, but I’m not worried about it whatsoever. It’s actually going to be fun. I feel comfortable with public speeches and presentations, as long as I prepare enough. This one won’t take too much preparation. It’s only six minutes. According to my ...

Morocco: Tangier and Chefchaouen (The Blue City)

Hi everyone, I had such an amazing weekend. I went on a trip with CityLife to Morocco! I had my doubts and was skeptical at first, but it turn out to be an unforgettable experience. The worst part about the entire trip was the bus ride to the Tarifa, the southern tip of Spain, to ...

Keep Busy and Stay Calm

Hola amigos, Title and picture says it all. Schoolwork is starting to pile up. I have a few assignments to do, plus a bunch of chapters to read for my Novel class. I’ve been getting good grades so far, so that’s always a relief. I didn’t really know what to expect before I came, but I’ve ...

Study Abroad Tips

Hi everyone! I have been here for a little over 10 weeks now and it has been an incredible experience so far. I am content with my endurance and wanted to give some random tips to help you with your study abroad trip. I really hope this helps! Money – I brought about $400 in cash with me from ...