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What to Expect About the Application and Selection Process with Meddeas

Applying for anything is a frightening and daunting process. There are forms to fill out, interviews to do, and a million other things that you might need to complete to be successful. Many of these application processes can be difficult and complicated to do. […]

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Best Ways to Make Friends Abroad – A Beginner’s Guide!

You’ve arrived in Spain. You’re in an entirely different country and surrounded by all new customs and unfamiliar faces. In fact, very little feels familiar and maybe you’re beginning to think you’ve made the biggest mistake of your life. Don’t worry: you haven’t. You […]

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Feeling Homesick on Holidays Abroad: 8 Ways to Fight It

When I signed my 9-month agreement to be a Language Assistant with Meddeas, I knew I was signing away the ability to spend time with loved ones during important events. Traditions are of paramount importance in my family: Grandpa always carves […]

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How to Be an American in Spain in Politically Tumultuous Times

When I first pictured moving to Spain from the US for a year, I saw beautiful Mediterranean beaches, paella on every corner, and a daily nap that would leave me refreshed. I imagined my role would consist of playing with little Spanish children with […]

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Discovering School Lunch in Spain: ¡Al Comedor!

For me, the most exciting part of moving to Spain was undoubtedly Spanish food. Since the moment I stepped off the plane I’ve been determined to try every variety of tapas; to explore the cafes, restaurants, and markets of Madrid; and […]

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Fünf Bemerkungen, über das Unterrichten in Spanien

Hallo, ich bin Johanna, 24 Jahre alt und komme aus Bamberg, einer kleinen Stadt in Bayern. Von Januar 2017 bis Mai 2017, habe ich als Language Assistant in Madrid Deutsch für die Altersgruppen 10 bis 17 unterrichtet und die Zeit dort […]

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