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Posted on27. Apr, 2010 by Maria P..
Two European countries with a common border. How different can they be? After having lived many years in both, even though the cultural differences are not shocking, there are some disparities in the daily life. I have always lived in the Spanish Basque Country, although at the age of sixteen I lived for 2 years in [...]
Posted on22. Apr, 2010 by Maria P..
Reading the headline you might be asking yourself what NAFSA is and what is has to do with you. If you are planning on studying in the USA or leaving the USA to study abroad, you may be interested in NAFSA’s mission and activities. NAFSA is the Association of International Educators. This association promotes international [...]
Posted on07. Apr, 2010 by Maria P..
Kathleen Megan wrote an article in The Hartford Courant this month concerning a case of discrimination in the University of Connecticut. Colin Carlson, a 13 year old prodigy was denied to attend an African ecology course involving a summer field study in South Africa. Even after his mother offered the university to go with him [...]
Posted on29. Mar, 2010 by Maria P..
As a Spanish citizen that has spent 10 months living in the USA, I am going to develop the similarities and differences of life in Spain and in the United States. First of all, Spain has a national official language Spanish, while the United States does not have any official language even though the most [...]