Meet Max, an OGO Peer Advisor

Max is a returning Peer Advisor (PA) for the Office of Global Opportunities. He started with the office in 2017 for the 2017-18 academic year. Max is majoring in Spanish, Political Science, Global Studies: Latin America with a certficate in European Studies . He studied/volunteered abroad several times, including Merida, Mexico; Madrid, Spain; Florianopolis, Brazil; Trujillo, Peru, and… Read More Meet Max, an OGO Peer Advisor

Why Going Abroad is Important for Learning a Foreign Language

It seems really redundant to say that speaking and learning a language is the best way to learn it. As redundant as it seems, it is incredible how much more I learned by studying abroad and actually speaking the language. When you’re in the country, it’s very far removed from the classroom where you sat… Read More Why Going Abroad is Important for Learning a Foreign Language

My unofficial and completely biased guide to dealing with homesickness: By Anna Lippincott

I’m not the type to get homesick. The second week of my freshman year I was in the Office of Study Abroad trying to figure out how quickly I could get myself to Spain. Only a week after finals, I was driving to Massachusetts to spend the summer working before heading straight to Madrid. My… Read More My unofficial and completely biased guide to dealing with homesickness: By Anna Lippincott