Being a Hispanic Studies Major has pushed me outside of my comfort zone and opened my eyes to so many things that I do not think would be possible in any other area of study. Because of my studies in the program, I have had the opportunity to travel to both Argentina and Guatemala. Being able to live in different places and interact with new people by speaking their language is a skill I am proud to be leaving college with. Studying memory and processes of reconciliation after periods of state violence has inspired me to synthesize what I have learned in Hispanic Studies with my other classes in the Government Department.
Next year, I plan on working for a law firm as a step towards eventually going to law school to study immigration law.