What an adventure it’s been!

My time abroad has come to a close…what an adventure it’s been! While in Madrid, I have learned so much, both in the classroom and around the city. Not only have my Spanish skills improved, but I believe I am more equipped to deal with future situations outside of my comfort zone. One of the…

My Spanish Adventure Continues!

Hello! It’s been a little over two weeks since my last post, and so much has happened! My trip to Spain has been filled with many adventures and plenty of learning experiences. Madrid has been wonderful, but I am so happy that I have been able to travel during the weekends and see different cities…

Adjusting to Life in Madrid

After a hectic first couple of days in Madrid filled with tours, orientations, and lots of new faces, I am finally settled into my home for the next month. During my visit, I am living in a resedencía (dorm) right off campus in the heart of Madrid. Each student in the resedencía has their own…

ISA Madrid: Alyssa Schaefer

Hi! My name is Alyssa Schaefer and I am a rising senior at the University of Pittsburgh. Here at Pitt, I am pursuing a dual major in Marketing and Supply Chain Management, a Spanish minor, and a certificate in International Business. In addition to this, I am on the executive board for the American Marketing…