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Volunteering with Spanish Children | Student Blog from Barcelona
A unique experience abroad My Carnival celebration this year was a little different than that of my peers on CIS Abroad in Barcelona programs. No one else in my program got tackled to the ground in hugs by Spiderman, a pirate, and Anna from Frozen. No one else had their name screamed in excitement followed […]
Where Should Queer Eye Fans Study Abroad?
Queer Eye is BACK and the Fab Five have been doling out the advice left and right. The show's feel-good ethos and value for on cross-cultural communication and personal change & growth fit right in with CISabroad's values. In the spirit of the show, we picked programs that we think you'll like based on your favorite Fab Five member. So where should Queer Eye fans study abroad?
Being a First-Gen Black Student in Spain | Student Blog from Barcelona
The Parent Pitch When presenting to my parents the idea of doing a semester abroad in Barcelona, I only expected the worst. Their instant approval shocked me. My parents were excited I was able to have this opportunity that they never had, and never would have. They work long, painstaking hours to make sure that […]
4 Things I Learned Studying at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona | Student Blog from Barcelona
What’s it like to study abroad? After my semester studying at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, here are four things I learned. Hopefully, they can help you too.
Let Them Have... Croissants? | Student Foodie Blog from Spain
At first during my semester in Barcelona, everything felt new: the city, the people, the ways to get around, the FOOD. After time, you adjust to a lot of pieces in a life abroad. This is so healthy in one way, because creating routines really makes you feel like you are more than a tourist. However, […]
How Not to Starve in Spain | Student Foodie Blog from Spain
Keely Meyers is a student at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and is an intern in Barcelona this spring. Read about her adventures with food in Spain and how it has unexpectedly impacted her intern abroad experience! One of the things I was most excited about while traveling abroad was the food. I couldn’t […]
How Going Abroad Changed My View
May Hamid is a CISabroad alumna who interned in Barcelona, Spain. May studied at Virginia Commonwealth University. Read on as she tells us how interning abroad changed her life forever and for the better. I’ve left my comfort zone and my soul to see the world. That probably sounds confusing. You see, it is said that when […]
Kimberly Rabeiro is a CISabroad Alumni Ambassador who interned in Barcelona, Spain for nine weeks. Kimberly is a student at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. Follow her as she says goodbye to one of her favorite places in the world…for now. Interning abroad for nine weeks was probably one of the best decisions of my life thus far. […]