Monthly Archives: June 2017

Discovering Costa Rica

Wow! It feels like much more than 13 days since we started the GMI program. Already, we have completed two short courses, visited hospitals, worked with Costa Rican students, visited international church, attended a soccer match, and hiked to beautiful … Continue reading

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Week 2: Hitting the Ground Running

Week 2 has been another long and exciting week. I am exhausted, but excited for our day off tomorrow where we’ll be traveling to La Paz, a famous water fall garden not far from San Jose! This will be our … Continue reading

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First 10 Days in Costa Rica

  First Days in Costa Rica As I am sure that my fellow colleagues have already emphasized this point, the last 10 days have been both one of the most intense and rewarding experiences of my academic career. We wasted … Continue reading

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Pura Vida

  Remember how I said this year would take me way out of my comfort zone? It turns out that it only took about four days. Those four days, from landing in San Jose to our first free day in … Continue reading

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What a Week!

Week one of ten in Costa Rica is over, but most of us would agree it’s felt more like weeks or months since we began. We are all looking forward to having a little break before continuing on with our … Continue reading

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Full of Excitement!

Hello everyone! I can’t believe it’s already time to go to Costa Rica. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of emotion – I’ve graduated from college, said my goodbyes, and prepared to embark on the GMI journey for … Continue reading

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Working at Baxter

As I’ve been working at Baxter since the end of January, it surprises me how quickly the time has flown! With only two months left in my co-op, I’m excited to start picking up new projects. Next week will determine … Continue reading

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Orientation and Travels to Costa Rica

Hello everyone! If we’ve never met before and you’ve stumbled across my blog, I hope you’re entertained with my thoughts, experiences, and embarrassing story recaps. Welcome, Pura Vida, and let’s get started. On May 30th, I met the individuals I’ll … Continue reading

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