Month 3: culture shock

Wowza. Month 3. How time flies. My dance presentation went super awesome and about 80 people showed up! That’s really what I wanted. I hoped for a big audience for my group so the dancers who were performing for the first time ever could feel how awesome it is to perform. I also was super […]

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Two Months have flown by

Crazy! It hasn’t been an easy journey, but I’m settling in. I can describe my first months like this: Week 1: excited due to Fulbright’s orientation, but tired due to the altitude Week 2: overwhelmed by my second orientation, this time at the University. went through major FOMO seeing people go out in Bogota while I […]

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Week two

Wowzers! So much has happened in a short period of time. It makes me dizzy to think about it all. I arrived two Sundays ago and dived right into Fulbright Colombia’s orientation week. We did a ton of sitting listening to different presentations about our work as ETAs and researchers and about Colombia’s contemporary history. […]

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Leaving in two days!

Ok, I’m freaking out. I can admit it. I leave in two days and I’m feeling all sorts of emotions in waves. This morning I woke up with lots of excitement right before remembering all of my anxieties. Ha! I’m trying to put those aside and say, yes I am anxious and slightly scared, but […]

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My first blog post!

Hello, everyone! Thank you so much for reading my blog! I’ll use this post to tell you all why I started this blog and what I plan to do with it. In March 2016, I was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to Colombia for the 2016-2017 academic year and a few weeks later I found out […]

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