Reflection #6

What did you think of the different perspectives you heard in Tuesday’s class? In what ways have you experienced being the “other” or outsider? Or have you? Do you have any fears about studying abroad in terms of your race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or any other factors? How do you plan to address those concerns? 

Reflection #5

After spending some time looking closely at different study abroad possibilities, what do you want to do and why? Has your mind changed since you applied for this program? How and why (or why not)?

Reflection #3

How did you react to the perspectives on the United States that you encountered this week? What stood out the most to you? Why? How will that influence your thoughts or actions in the future – either here or abroad?

Latin Ball Fiesta

The University of Oklahoma’s Latin Ball Fiesta was such a fun experience. I attended this event with a friend of mine and I met several other people throughout the night as well! During the first hour or so of the event, there were dance lessons taught by Roberto Lay. Everyone learned a few dance moves […]

Reflection #2

What international group(s) are you most interested in becoming involved with? Why? What are you most looking for in an international group – language practice? Cultural exposure? Foreign friends? American friends who share your interests? Career preparation? Networking opportunities? Service opportunities? Something else?