Amy B, Spain- Complutense University of Madrid (Spanish/Biology)

ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took five courses while I was in Madrid, two for my Spanish major, two for fun, and an intensive 4 week Spanish course. I took all of my classes in Spanish, although there were some classes that … More Amy B, Spain- Complutense University of Madrid (Spanish/Biology)

Jackie S., Brazil–PUC Rio Global Studies and Portuguese Minor

Before coming to Rio, I used to always joke around with my friends, that if past lives existed, I was most definitely Brazilian in my past life. Nothing else could explain the connection I felt to Brazilian culture when listening to Bossa Nova or Samba. After I returned from Brazil, I found out that this was … More Jackie S., Brazil–PUC Rio Global Studies and Portuguese Minor