Wharton '19

Risha Rohera

SA: Comillas Pontifical University

Program Abroad:

  • Semester Abroad (SA): Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE), Spain

Ask me about...

  • Recruiting while abroad

  • Living with a host family and having housemates on exchange at other universities in Madrid

  • Having classes with Spanish students

  • Being vegetarian and dairy-free in Europe

My Experience Abroad:

During my time abroad, I had the opportunity to take classes on Leadership, International Business, and International Macroeconomics. There was a huge focus on making courses focus on the global environment far beyond what was only going on Spain's economic environment. Additionally, having the opportunity to take two courses in Spanish and live with a host family allowed me to become well-versed in conversational Spanish, which is something I've been wanting to become for quite some time at Penn.

Other Highlights:

  • Having a garrulous and caring host mom who only spoke in Spanish

  • Taking an impromptu 10-hour bus to Lisbon, Portugal

  • Visiting beautiful Lucerne, Switzerland for a day

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