Emma Baccus, a student at Cedarville University, attended a Spanish & Medicine program in Viña del Mar, Chile, where she knew no one and had no idea what she was getting into.
Listen to Emma recall her Spanish immersion experience now, after completing the program, to hear what she enjoyed the most and the invaluable experiences that she took away for her future medical career.
Learn how to dance the night away the correct way, and listen to Emma’s heartfelt encouragement for those considering taking such a bold step.
0:42 – Current schooling and future career plans
1:27 – How will I survive a foreign country without knowing anyone?
2:31 – Fitting Spanish into a university program without it
3:48 – Family noticed a different
4:15 – Class breakdown
5:26 – Emma’s classmates
6:15 – Time in a children’s sanatorium
8:05 – La Serena observatory adventures
9:42 – Party times with . . . professors?
11:17 – Dancing depends on your partner
12:04 – It’s going to be hard, but it’s going to be beneficial
13:19 – Fregadero