Ashley: Seville, Spain


Senior, Spanish
Host location: Seville, Spain
Program: UK Partner ISA in Seville
Term: Spring 2013
Overall, on a scale from one to five, Ashley rates this program a four.

Why did you decide to study abroad?
I am a language major and wanted to be immersed within the culture.

What classes did you take and how did they apply to your major?
All the classes I took applied to my major, including Phonetics, Flamenco, History, and Spanish Cinema.

What surprised you most about your host country?
How friendly the people are!

What is your favorite memory from abroad?
Probably just hanging out with my host family.

What is some advice you would give to students doing a similar program?
Try to meet locals and experience the culture! Don’t always just hang out with Americans from your program, as tempting as that may sound.