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Sarah Williamson

Sarah Williamson comes from Samford University with a major in International Relations and minors in Spanish and World Languages and Cultures. Originally from Kentucky, Sarah and her family moved to Zambia where she spent much of her adolescence. This summer, she'll be adding to her global portfolio and flying to Buenos Aires for a semester filled with academics, internship, travel, and language. Sarah is approaching this experience with a mission to make strides with her Spanish skills, along with an openness to professional options she has not considered before. Let her show you an inside look at the daily life of a study abroad student and the fascinating culture of Buenos Aires.

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3 Things I've Learned From My Summer Abroad in Buenos Aires

Jul 26, 2019 10:58:00 AM / by Sarah Williamson

In her final post for us, Sarah shares 3 takeaways from her Argentinian summer. She recaps her progression from her first week until now and how she was able to explore Buenos Aires—even with a packed schedule. Sarah also leaves us with some advice for those once-in-a-lifetime experiences: just go ahead and DO IT.

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Posted in: International Education, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Chasing the Iguazu Waterfalls in Argentina

Jul 12, 2019 2:52:27 PM / by Sarah Williamson

Sarah jets off on a weekend getaway to see a major waterfall outside of Buenos Aires and takes us along for the adventure. She also makes her way to the national park and checks out several trails in the area. Spoiler alert: the Iguazu Falls did not disappoint!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

Here's What CAPA Classes in Buenos Aires Are Like

Jul 2, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Sarah Williamson

Know what to expect from your classes in Buenos Aires! In this week's post, Sarah gives us an overview of the courses she's taking this semester and how it ties in to Buenos Aires and the overall world. She also shows us sights around Buenos Aires from a class called "Exploring and Analyzing Buenos Aires", where you, yes, actually get to step out of the classroom and explore the city!

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Posted in: International Education, Buenos Aires, Argentina

A Day in the Life Studying Abroad in Buenos Aires

Jun 20, 2019 11:05:00 AM / by Sarah Williamson

Want to know what students who study abroad get up to on a regular day in Buenos Aires? Sarah gives us a play-by-play of a day in her life. Take a look at some of the activities she covers from eating to practicing Spanish.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

Come Along on a Virtual Bus Tour of Buenos Aires with CAPA!

Jun 10, 2019 11:19:00 AM / by Sarah Williamson

Hop on a city bus tour of Buenos Aires with our student guide Sarah! This activity will spur the explorer in you to take note of interesting factoids about the city while taking in the diverse sights and overall layout of Buenos Aires. From barrios to museos, get acquainted with this study abroad destination.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

3 Tips for Dealing with Culture Shock During Your First Week in Buenos Aires

May 29, 2019 3:25:00 PM / by Sarah Williamson

Experiencing that bout of culture shock in your new city? CAPA summer blogger Sarah Wiliamson shares 3 tips she picked up while adjusting to a new way of life in Buenos Aires. It may be a little rough at first but if you enjoy the journey and take it in day-by-day, you'll see the beauty along the way! 

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Local Culture

Meet Sarah Williamson: Official CAPA Buenos Aires Blogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:03:00 AM / by Sarah Williamson

Meet Sarah Williamson, an official CAPA blogger in Buenos Aires, Argentina for Summer 2019:

University: Samford University
Major: International Relations with minors in Spanish and World Languages and Cultures
Study Abroad Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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