Jessica Piper

Bowdoin College
Quito Direct Enrollment - Universidad San Francisco de Quito

I grew up in Colorado, but moved across the country to attend college in Maine. I'm an economics and Hispanic Studies double major with a minor in math, but writing is my real passion. I work for my college newspaper and have done other work for several blogs, magazine, and websites.

Posts by this Author

August 20, 2017

I have now been in Quito, Ecuador for a week. It has been a whirlwind, with orientation, adapting to life in a new country, and introducing myself to new people—fellow American students, my host family and many Ecuadorians in a variety of capacities. 

August 5, 2017

Getting my visa to study abroad in Quito was an adventure in itself—but I picked up a few lessons along the way.