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Costa Rica: Community Engagement in Public Health, Education, & the Environment

San José, Costa Rica

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Students speaking about their ACM Costa Rica experience in Fall 2013, coutesy of Zach Steedman (Colorado College)

Welcome message from ACM Costa Rica Spanish Language Coordinator Mario Morera

A student's experience during their rural community practicum in Tárcoles, courtesy of Zach Steedman (Colorado College)

A student's experience during their rural community practicum in Pueblo Nuevo, courtesy of Katie Richards (Carleton College)

A tour of the ACM Costa Rica office in San Pedro

A tour of a student's host family

 

Students learning Latin dances

 

Video links to Costa Rica student presentations from the annual ACM Student Symposium on Off-Campus Study.

 

Costa Rica: Community Engagement in Public Health, Education, & the Environment

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Paul Appel Looking back, I have realized that my time in Costa Rica was less about learning the language and more about building strong relationships. It is not that we did not learn lots of Spanish (oh boy, did we ever!), but the people I met in Costa Rica will leave an impression on me that will last forever. I met many great people, some of whom I now call good friends. ACM Costa Rica made me more confident in my abilities, and gave me valuable insight into my future. It also gave me a new family and a place that I have no problem with calling "home."

—Paul Appel, Costa Rica, Fall 2009

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