Adios Madrid

I would have never guessed that my abroad experience would be cut short because of a pandemic. When we first got sent home I was so angry and sad, I really didn’t understand the extent of this virus. But I now know that it was a decision that had to be made and I am…

Adios For Now Madrid

Although it is unfortunate I had to return to the United States early due to the effects of coronavirus, I still had the most incredible five weeks in Madrid. I am very grateful that I had a chance to experience this and hope to return to Europe again sometime in the future. Apart from the…

Settling In

Before arriving in Spain, I had attempted to prepare myself in numerous ways for how I was going to adjust to my new life, but nothing can fully prepare you for a huge change such as this. Adjusting to the Madrid lifestyle went surprisingly smoothly. I had many apprehensions about my living situation, how I…

Navigating the Streets

After two full weeks of classes, I feel like I am getting to know the way around Madrid better every day. There are several ways that I can get to school each day, although I have chosen to walk every day because of the nice weather. My walk to class takes about ten to fifteen…

Hola Madrid

I am now 2 weeks in my program in Madrid, Spain and I couldn’t be happier! I applied to this program only knowing one person, my friend Meredith. We were both nervous coming into our living situation since we were paired with two random girls from California. Since Meredith and I are both from the…

Hola Madrid!

It’s been almost two weeks since arriving in Madrid and I am enjoying trying to get to know the city better! After receiving where I would be living in Madrid, I immediately began the online search for where my apartment was located and what I would be near. Upon arriving, I was pleasantly surprised with…

Hola from Madrid

I am currently writing this in Madrid, Spain! I am a junior marketing major in the business school and I couldn’t be more excited to start my abroad journey. I have always wanted to study abroad but the fact that it is actually happening is so surreal. I am from a small town in New…

ISA Madrid: Introduction

Studying abroad for a semester in college has been a goal as well as a dream of mine for many years. I was fortunate enough to have been given the chance to participate in the two week Plus 3 program in Milan, Italy my freshman year, but I was still eager to travel and further…

The End of a Journey

I am about to arrive back in Madrid for the last time after traveling around Europe with my family for two weeks. I would highly recommend this if your family likes to travel, it was a great way to end my program and will give me an easier transition back into my normal life. Looking…