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“I loved the field trips, and I think they are really necessary to understand and experience Costa Rica.”
University of Pittsburg
Participant in Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Name: Kali Whipple Program site/ Term: Puntarenas, Costa Rica Fall 2010 Why did you choose the study abroad program that you did? I chose to go to Costa Rica because I really wanted to learn Spanish. These days it is so valuable to have at least a...
In some places you’ll find that we’ve been there for years and even decades. Costa Rica is no exception ringing in 20 years of providing USAC students with tropical rain forests, beautiful deserts, lively cities, colorful culture, and...
Jessica Fagundes describes herself as, “a small town girl interested in discovering the amazing world around her.” Jessica is a public relations and Spanish major at the University of Nevada, Reno who continued her studies this past fall...
Our staff in Puntarenas, Costa Rica just received a letter from USAC Alum – William Raikes, and it’s a radiant display of new life experiences, a unique perspective on cultural immersion through study abroad, and ultimately, his passion...
A USAC alumna — Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez — was recently named as one of the “Top 10 College Women 2014” by Glamour Magazine for her volunteer work, academic standing, and hard-nosed determination to make a positive change in...
Q&A with Danielle Watson – San Ramón, Costa Rica Alumna. 1. Why did you choose the program that you did? The decision to study abroad was rather last-minute. I thought it wasn’t possible for me to go anywhere because of my major, and...
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