Monthly Archives: May 2009

Extraordinary Experiences in Ecuador

Joshua Johnson ’11 – Before leaving on Sunday May 10th, I remember being asked, “How do you feel about going to Ecuador?” I responded by saying I felt happy, sad, excited, and nervous all at the same time – happy … Continue reading

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DePauw Student Enjoying Ecuador Experience

Editor’s Note: Wabash College and DePauw have been collaborating in the Modern Langauges Departments. There are two DePauw students participating in this year’s Ecuador Program. This is a blog entry from one of those students. Carolyn Latta ’12 – Hola! … Continue reading

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The Differences in Two Quito Schools

Andrew Kapsalis ’10 – (5-21-09) – For class today, we took a trip to two "colegios" that emphasized the difference between public and private schools here, while also allowing us to gain an opportunity to learn how to connect with … Continue reading

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Ecuador Experience Couldn’t Be Better

Victor Nava ’10 – In terms of immersion experiences, this trip to Ecuador has been one of the most insightful and unique cultural excursions that I have ever been on. Especially for someone of Latin American heritage, I was surprised … Continue reading

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Host Family Took Away All My Fears

Alex Avtgis ’11 – The first days of an immersion trip are easily the most difficult. Besides the cocktail mix of sleep deprivation and a horrendous flight, Wabash students always finds themselves fighting to catch up culturally. Americans are such … Continue reading

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Great Experience Visitin Quito Schools

Ryan Bowerman ’11 – We’ve almost made it through our first two weeks of classes here in Quito, Ecuador and even though the time is flying by, I’m learning a lot every day. From the time that we got off of … Continue reading

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A Cultural Experience with My Host Family

Jake German ‘ 11 – I was fortunate enough to live with a family with a daughter who had a birthday the second day I was here in Quito, Ecuador. Her name is Ale and she just turned 19 years … Continue reading

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