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A Holiday Abroad? No Hay Bronca

Posted by Michael Orange on Thu, Dec 12, 2013 @ 09:42 AM

"Hay una manera diferente para aprender español." La Universal's slogan, 'There is a different way to learn Spanish,' is the principle philosophy behind opening the eyes of students eager to develop new language skills. My name is Mickey Orange, and I am currently a sophomore biology major at Saint Vincent College. For the winter break of 2013-2014, I am going to embark on a one month adventure into México, where I will live with a host family and continue my Spanish education at Cuernavaca's Center for Language and Social Communication, La Universal.

As a biology major, it has been difficult to work around scheduling issues between the sciences and the language department for the past three semesters. However, last semester, a Saint Vincent professor introduced me to a program provided in México where a host family and a language school are 100% committed to providing language classes tailored to anyone's specific needs. I immediately took advantage of the opportunity, given that it's going to help complete most of my credits as a spanish minor, and signed up to travel to Cuernavaca this holiday break. 

Now that finals week at Saint Vincent College is finally finished, I am eager to discover a different culture and experience a taste of every day life in Mexico's Ciudad De La Eterna Primavera (City of Eternal Spring). Buenas noches and keep looking back for updates on the blog!

Mickey Orange

Pura Vida,
Mickey Orange
SVC Class of 2016 

Topics: spanish, study abroad, Mickey Orange, Mexico

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