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Nina Vrtjak

Nina Vrtjak is studying both Accounting and Human Resources at the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. This semester she will be taking her studies across the globe to Barcelona, Spain. She is thrilled to spend the semester immersed in Spanish culture and exploring and eating her way through Europe. She is delighted to share her experiences with you through her CAPA blog posts!

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Culture Shock is REAL - Study Abroad Barcelona

Feb 18, 2020 9:17:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

Barcelona blogger Nina is learning to live on Spanish time this semester, and she's loving it! Find out how she's adjusting to the lifestyle in Barcelona in her latest blog.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

How to Set Yourself Up for a Successful Semester in Barcelona

Feb 7, 2020 10:45:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

A little prep work ahead of time will chase your travel worries away! In her first post, Nina Vrtjak writes to us from Barcelona and shares 4 important ways to prepare for your study abroad in a global city. Look through tips on how to overcome your first wave of culture shock, the language barrier, and first week jitters.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Barcelona, Spain

Meet Nina Vrtjak: Official CAPA Barcelona Blogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 12:45:00 PM / by Nina Vrtjak

Meet Nina Vrtjak, an official CAPA blogger in Barcelona, Spain for Spring 2020:

University: University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Major: Accounting and Human Resources
Study abroad location: Barcelona, Spain
Internship or volunteer placement: N/A

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to experience a culture different from mine. I hope to encounter other ways of life, hear people’s stories, and learn more about myself.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain


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