Rather than try to encapsulate my entire Senegal experience in this one post, I decided to offer a quick taste of just one week of the fourteen I’ve spent here. I spent this particular week in Marfafakoh, a peanut farming village located on a tiny island surrounded by two arms of the Sine River. I … Continue reading A One-Week Taste of Senegal
The juniors before me had all given the same advice about studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina: “Take a class at the public Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), the best university in Argentina; It will be a one-of-a-kind experience.” My classes at the private Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) started two weeks before my Social History class … Continue reading A Unique Educational Experience at the University of Buenos Aires
The beginning of this week was tough. I realized that I had already finished more than half of the program here in Amman, Jordan, and I hadn’t even come close to completing the goals I had set for myself. I had Arabic goals, fitness goals and health goals, and I was beginning to feel frustrated … Continue reading Wadi Rum! انت حصتي
As one of the 12 extremely lucky members of the International Affairs Association (IAA) chosen to help run a high school Model UN conference in New Delhi, I flew across the world over Fall Break to experience some of the many things India has to offer. I went with zero expectations, and what I saw … Continue reading My Mind-Blowing Trip to India!