Written By Regine Miller (Howard University), Student Correspondent for CET Colombia, Spring 2020 I have left the United States many times. Probably more times than many people my age. I am familiar with the mixed feeling of excitement and nervousness as I wave goodbye to my parents, and seeing the prideful tears in their eyes […]
Written by Sophie Hastings (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Student Correspondent for CET Colombia, Spring 2020 “Wait, are you sure about Latin America?”, “Isn’t it dangerous?”, “You mean Columbia, South Carolina?” “What about Spain?” These are just a few of the questions I received when I decided to look for study abroad […]
Written by Francesca D’Arista, (Williams College), Student Correspondent for CET Colombia, Spring 2020 The night I flew to Colombia was both bittersweet and exhilarating. I realized I was an adult when I was the only one, between me and my mom, who could carry my luggage down my apartment stairs. We argued over it from […]
Written by Jonah Bolton (Kalamazoo College) Student Correspondent for CET Colombia, Fall 2019 I thought I would be immune to the emotional ups and downs that my university described would come with the study abroad process. I’m an international studies major studying internationally, and I love to meet new people and experience new things. Despite the protection I […]
Connecting with the community can take form in many different ways, but one of the ways I was able to get plugged-in was working at the local YMCA with their PLAYEE English Teaching Program. On Saturday mornings, they go into more humble communities and teach basic English through songs, games, and crafts. Working with this program was an absolute blast.
Written by Jonah Bolton (Kalamazoo College) Student Correspondent, CET Colombia Fall 2019