Six Year Med BLA
Water polo, hiking, scuba diving
Where did you study?
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Name of program
Spanish Study Abroad.
Why did you choose to study there?
I had never been to Argentina and I wanted to study in a
Spanish speaking country.
What courses did you choose to enroll
I took the equivalent of Spanish 3 and a History of
Buenos Aires class.
How did you pay for your study abroad
Through UMKC tuition.
Did you use some sort of financial
aid, scholarship or fellowship?
What was your living situation?
I stayed at a host family's apartment in Belgrano,
Buenos Aires. I lived with my host mom and
sometimes her son.
What did you do for fun?
We would go out to this little neighborhood nearby the
university called Las Canitas. There were a lot of good
bars and restaurants there to hang out at. We also spent
a lot of time in the bars near Plaza Serano in Palermo
Viejo. I also traveled as much as I could on the
Favorite aspect of your trip?
Doing new things and seeing new places.
Challenges you faced?
Not having my own car.
Advice or helpful tips for future
I would suggest to go out as often as possible. Travel
on the weekends. Walk around and visit little shops that
catch your interest. Talk to the locals. It's nice
having the free reign to do whatever we wanted and not
having to worry about an overly difficult. Get lost at
What is one thing (if anything) that
you would change about your experience if you could do
I did not travel to some place new one weekend and I
wish I would have.
Something interesting you learned
about the town you lived in?
Buenos Aires never sleeps!
Would you be willing to allow
students to contact you via email with any questions
regarding your study abroad experiences?
Yes. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org