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Erinn sitting next to a local Spanish man taking guitar lessons from him.

To Get an Assistant Overseas or Not: Is That the Question?

Erinn Snoeyink, who is blind, majored in Spanish at Hope College and was anxious to find opportunities to immerse herself in the language and become more proficient.  She quickly found the first opportunity by studying abroad in Seville, Spain, but this was definitely not her last. The food, culture, language, and overall experience kept her wanting to return for more.

If you travel more than once, this will help you be more independent the second time.

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Externship Highlight: Precious's Valencia Journey

Precious Perez, a 2021 NCDE Extern, shares a webinar to speak about her study abroad journey to Valencia alongside people who supported her throughout her journey, including one of her professors in Spain.