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Patrick Houston

Swarthmore College
Santiago Summer - Internship

Hey folks! I'm a Philadelphia, PA native and just graduated from Swarthmore College where I studied political science and environmental policy. I love learning new things, especially by engaging with people and place around me! I'm passionate about environmental sustainability, love the outdoors and fitness, and I enjoy conversations ranging anywhere from discussion about moral philosophy to humorous references to The Office.

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June 30, 2017

The doors swung close, pinching my backpack between them, and I hoped that the bus driver had noticed. He did, he reopened the doors, and I forced one more step forward into the mass of people standing in front of me.

June 7, 2017

My first 4 days here in Santiago were quite a whir! My flight from the states left just 22 hours after my graduation from College ended.

May 19, 2017

This is the first of several blogs I will be sharing with you over the course of my summer study abroad experience. In this first post I share a little background so you have some context of where I’m coming from and why I am so thrilled for this experience. Expect more detailed experience descriptions in the future!