Author Archives: Marisa Hawley

An atypical but thought-provoking tourist experience

Buenos Aires, especially during the springtime, offers an incredible array of attractions for tourists (and of course, for curious study abroad students) to better acquaint themselves with the city. However, many of the most popular sites, from the botanical gardens … Continue reading

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Not a universal university experience

As a non-native Spanish speaking student taking classes direct enrollment at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), one of Argentina’s most accredited public universities, I was well-aware that my experience would be very different from what I was used to … Continue reading

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Miles to Go: Running in Buenos Aires

Ever since I took up cross country in high school and continued competing with the club team at Georgetown, I have wholeheartedly embraced the life motto: “Why walk when you can run?”. Perhaps that is why one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Learning the language of the porteños

¡Hola todos! Although it still seems surreal, in less than 24 hours, I will be boarding a plane to embark on my study abroad adventure in Buenos Aires with the CIEE program. During the five months that I am in … Continue reading

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