I stayed with a host mom and I am so happy I did. I dove deep into the culture, and made it a part of my everyday life. There were some times when I would get frustrated with the language barrier, but overall it was totally worth it. I grew in my Spanish, and grew as a person as well.
Central College Abroad’s top priority is our participants and their well-being. We will continue to monitor the world situation and act in the participants’ best interest. If an emergency arises, please know we will act prudently and notify sending schools and family of our actions. We are prepared to act should the need arise.
The Center for Global Education recommends that all students and parents review institutional/program and personal emergency action plans, and take necessary precautions to make informed travel decisions. Besides practicing good personal hygiene, students should consider staying away from people and areas of potential risk, and seek medical attention at the first indication of flu-like symptoms.
In addition, the Center strongly suggests all parents and students review Avian flu and Swine flu information, as well as travel and country-specific warnings provided by the U.S. Department of State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization (WHO). The Center also suggests students seek alternative information from international sources in the European Union, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and from the World Health Organization.