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Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is studying Spanish at MU. She is spending the spring 2015 semester on the Universidad de Alicante: ALI Abroad program in Spain. She is a recipient of the Smith Family Scholarship.

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Weekend trips in Spain

Filed in Blog, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship, Spain by on May 11, 2015
Weekend trips in Spain

Madrid and Toledo This weekend was the first weekend trip for my history of art class. It’s all Americans, and we go around to museums and historical places in Spain to see the architecture. This weekend was Madrid and Toledo. We left after class on Friday to start the adventure, five hours to Madrid. On […]

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Rrrrrr!

Filed in Blog, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship, Spain by on January 22, 2015

So after years of trying, today is the day that I am able to successfully roll my r’s. What a good feeling! Erre con erre cigarro. Erre con erre barril. Rápido corren los carros sobre del ferrocarril!

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First week of classes done

Filed in Blog, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship, Spain by on January 21, 2015

Today completes the first week of classes. I have become ridiculously good at wheelies. The ground on campus is very textured, so everyone can hear me coming from a mile away. I think it is just because the type of the front tires I have, but my solution is to wheelie when I can. There […]

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Obstacles at Austin’s

Filed in Blog, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship, Spain by on January 20, 2015
Obstacles at Austin’s

The night before yesterday, the last night at the hotel, we all went out to a bar called Austins in el barrio that was giving out free drinks. I had a few difficulties, but the first started with the fact that they had a huge step to get in the bar. Luckily, sitting outside under […]

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The castle

Filed in Blog, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship, Spain by on January 19, 2015

So I just got back to the hotel. The super nice hotel that we are staying in while everyone gets acquainted. Today we went to the castle overlooking the city. I had to take a completely different route because I had to take the elevator, and I couldn’t go to every single part of it […]

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Firsts

Filed in Blog, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship, Spain by on January 18, 2015
Firsts

Getting on the plane in Amsterdam. Needed help over each arm rest, as they don’t move. Me: “Why would they put me against the window? I thought I asked to be put in an aisle seat so it would be easier.” Guy: “Yeah its protocol, so that people wont have to scramble over you in […]

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First flights

Filed in Blog, Netherlands, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship by on January 17, 2015
First flights

So, today is the day. The time finally came, and I said goodbye to the family right at the gate getting on the plane. There was a wheelchair cart thing waiting to bring me on board. Once I transferred out, they brought me to my seat, which they moved to first class to make it […]

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