Tag Archives: study abroad


¡Cuida tu cabeza! 

En mi carrera universitaria, mi obstáculo más grande siempre ha sido la salud mental.  Como todo el mundo, he pasado por traumas en la vida que me han afectado.  En la universidad, es difícil de balancear todos los cursos que uno toma, y es hasta más difícil elegir si priorizar la salud mental sobre las clases y tareas que uno […]


DA Event: All Power To All The People: Black Organizing From The Civil Rights Movement To #BlackLivesMatter

On Sunday, February 21st, the Madrid chapter of Democrats Abroad (DA) will be hosting the event All Power To All The People: Black Organizing From The Civil Rights Movement To #BlackLivesMatter, where with the help of their two speakers (Nicole Pearson and Stevie Evans) they will be discussing the paradox of citizenship for Black Americans. […]


¡Os damos la bienvenida!

El verdadero viaje de descubrimiento no es buscar nuevas tierras, sino mirarlas con nuevos ojos. (Voltaire) Aquí estáis. En Madrid, en Alcalá, ¡en España! Comienza un nuevo año y para vosotros una aventura sin igual y un desafío que os convertirá en personas distintas. Habrá momentos difíciles: adaptarse a una nueva cultura, a unos tiempos […]


Studying in Spain: A Few Observations

Despite the fact that study abroad is full of new experiences and adventures that can make it seem like a mini vacation, it’s important to remember the study experience of studying abroad. With classes starting to pick up and deadlines approaching in several of them, I’ve started to realize how similar and different classes are […]


Dunkin’ Donuts who? (by Jessica Posada)

I crammed my bloated carry-on into an overhead compartment with the help of a man with dark hair. I checked my seat number on my boarding pass and saw that I sat in the middle of the middle aisle, otherwise known as the worst seat. I lamented the lack of televisions while the woman seated […]


Madrid, The “Big City”

Almost a month into this experience, I feel like I’m slowly starting to get adjusted to the new lifestyle that Madrid has offered us this semester. Living in the heart of a city as active as Madrid is a drastic change of pace from the quiet, comfortable isolation that we often experience at Tufts. Whereas […]