Goodbye Colombia!

I got a chance to write a page on some FAQs. Feel free to email me your questions so I can answer them and post them there for other folks who are applying to the grant. My time here in Colombia has come to an end. I leave in a week and a half, and I […]

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Less than 2 months left

Photo: my university’s campus at night! I had a wonderful Semana Santa and a MUCH needed break from classes. I was feeling a bit burned out in March, so I’m glad I was able to travel. My time is winding down super fast, and my grant is coming to an end soon. I have less […]

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Hello 2018!

Photo: My mom and I celebrating New Year’s! I just got an email from someone about my blog, and it made me realize how many months I’ve let gone by without updating this baby! This is a good time to say that I LOVE chatting to people about the application process and my experiences here, so […]

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3 months into my 2nd year

Photo: me at a mirador in Finlandia this past weekend! I’ve been slacking; sorry! In my free time, I’ve been busy cooking at home, traveling, mentoring, and hitting the gym. That’s right…I AM GOING TO THE GYM. I found a gym last month that was literally a block away, but I didn’t know it was there […]

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Wrapping up my time in Bogota!

I have a week and a half left Bogota, and while I will miss several people here, I miss NYC! A lot. I miss my favorite burger made at the Dram Shop in Brooklyn, ordering from my favorite Vietnamese and Chinese restaurants, being in my own culture that is unique to NYC, and most importantly, hanging […]

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Good news!

We´re in April now, and I have two months left of my grant here in Bogota. BUT…I get to return to Colombia in July!! In early March, I applied for a Senior ETA position, and I received it! I cannot be more excited. I will be placed in Pereira, a beautiful, small city in Colombia´s […]

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