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Blog: Olson ’17 Embraces Spanish Language and Culture During Study Abroad

November 4th, 2015 by 

NAME Ali Olson ’17

HOMETOWN Sioux Falls, S.D.

AREAS OF STUDY Spanish major, anthropology minor, Latin American and Latino studies concentration

WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of Leon in Leon, Spain

WHY SHE CHOSE SPAIN “I chose to study in Spain to improve my Spanish language skills. I also have the opportunity, however, to travel throughout Europe and take advantage of many excursions over the year.”

WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “The challenges of studying abroad, from language barriers and new environments to studying at a different University and making new friends. I am also looking forward to learning more about Spain, and myself.”

WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “I hope that this blog will help fellow Holy Cross Crusaders understand the importance of studying abroad and to bring you all with me through these new experiences!”

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