Bienvenido a Madrid.. & Who am I?

Benjamin Streeter
September 4, 2015


The program has started. It's felt so far away for so long, and now it's here which is kind of messing with my mind right now... And so far it's fantastic! The other students, the staff members, the Spanish compañeros, the host family. Even after being in Madrid for 2 months prior, it's like a whole other mini-world has been opened, and it's pretty awesome so far...

Wait.. this is the first blog post, no? So I should probably introduce myself or something like that. Maybe instead you can watch this vlog and you'll get some tips about pre-departure and what that's like as well as a basic introduction of who I am..

TLDR; I arrived in Madrid 2 months before the program, so I give some tips about predeparture, but the program has started and it's awesome craziness again!

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<p>Hey all you humans, my name&#39;s Ben, and I just happen to be living in Madrid, Spain! I&#39;ll be here total for 6 months (I came early for an internship), and I&#39;ll be sharing my explorations, the city, travels, school, highs, lows, I&#39;m-not-quitesure- what&#39;s, friends, random people who I&#39;ve never seen, and more! I&#39;ve moved around a lot back home in the states, but currently I live around the corner from Milwaukee, WI, and go to Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN where I study Mechanical Engineering and (for now at least) Communications Studies and anything else that&#39;s interesting. Now I&#39;ve gotta go and try and contain my excitement... I typically take headshots for other people, so a selfie will have to do...</p>

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