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Jaydan Norris talks about her study abroad experience in Costa Rico

Jaydan Norris

Jaydan Norris, EKU Spanish major, is studying abroad in Costa Rica this semester with the SOL Education Abroad Spanish Immersion program.  She is studying at the Latina University of Costa Rica in Heredia City. Originally founded in 1986 as the Universidad Interamericana, the Universidad Latina is among the most renowned private universities in Costa Rica. It draws students from throughout Costa Rica and the world.  The Heredia campus alone enrolls about 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 35 different degree programs. The university is located on a spacious, modern campus landscaped with tropical plants and green areas. Students enjoy abundant green space for studying outside and playing sports. First-rate academics combined with a beautiful locale make the Universidad Latina Heredia campus a world-class location to study abroad.

Jaydan Norris in Costa Rico

"Studying abroad, in Costa Rica, has been perfect. My Spanish has improved. I love being close and living with native speakers. Also, I have made great friends and I have seen many places. We have traveled all over Costa Rica, seeing volcanoes, oceans, hot springs, and rivers. The excursions really allow you to explore the country."

"Estudiar en el extranjero, en Costa Rica, ha sido perfecto. Mi español ha mejorado. Me encanta estar cerca y vivir con hablantes nativos. Además, yo he hecho amigos geniales y he visto muchos lugares. Hemos viajado por todo Costa Rica, viendo volcanes, océanos, aguas termales, y ríos. Las excursiones realmente te permiten explorar el país."

To learn more about the SOL programs, contact the EKU Office of Education Abroad (859-622-8794, Keith Building room 129) and visit:

Published on March 25, 2019

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