Viajes imaginarios, actividades por hacer, deseos, abrazos… Reseñas para la Esperanza, es una iniciativa de las mentoras y mentores de Tufts-Skidmore Spain para llenar un poco el vacío de la cuarentena que estamos viviendo en la ciudad de Madrid, desde que las universidades cerraran el 11 de marzo de 2020 por la alerta sanitaria del […]

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Hasta Luego, Madrid_by Nico

  I planned on writing this blog on my experiences pole dancing at the gym. I planned on writing my last blog of the semester about the Tufts-Skidmore Spain staff and how wonderful they have all been. Needless to say, with all the chaos and madness that has gone on these last few weeks, many of my plans […]


Sitges, Barcelona, and Gaudi_by Mayeline

One of my favorite things about this program is that we get refunded for any travel in Spain, cultural activities, and extracurricular activities. This allows low-income students like me to really live a study abroad experience with fewer setbacks. More specifically it allowed me to have one of the most beautiful weekends of my life […]


¿Qué comemos hoy?_by Laura Gallego

Espagueti, albaca, piñones, ajo, aceite de oliva, queso rallado … el jamón era para el aperitivo ¿Cómo podemos conseguir que un Domingo más se convierta en un día especial? Un día más de la semana, durante la cena, Julia y yo charlamos y comentamos lo que hemos hecho durante el día. Hablando de nuestros gustos […]


Spanish for Spanish Speakers?_by Mayeline

Every student in our program is required to take an advanced Spanish language course. This includes students like me, who are already fluent in Spanish. I was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and completed my education until the first half of 7th grade there. After doing so I moved to New York where […]


I advocate to go and skate_by Naomi

When I was a young girl, I went with my best friend to skating lessons every Saturday. It was the most unorganized skating lessons you can imagine with kids of all levels roaming around. So naturally, my friend and I did what any two novice skaters would do: cling to the wall. Step by step […]