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Study Abroad Spotlight: Jessica Anna Perez

Jessica Anna Perez poses for the camera in front of a view of the city.
Jessica Anna Perez.

Program and Location:

Summer, History, Environment and Culture in Havana; Havana, Cuba

Why did you choose to study abroad?

For my degree and to gain international experience using Spanish

What did you learn about yourself?

That I’m adaptable and open to adventure

What was one of your favorite parts of your program?

The guest professors and interesting subject matter

What advice do you have to future study abroad students?

Cherish the details because the experience is over before you know it

Were you surprised by anything during your time abroad?

I was surprised with how friendly people were, both within the program and those I interacted with on a daily basis. I met so many interesting educators doing good for the country by asking difficult but necessary questions. The people made the trip.

Would you do it again?


This post was originally published in Study Abroad.