We will take a group of Nichols students to Spain a week before and during our spring break (+/- 17 days) accompanied by two Nichols faculty members. While in Spain, our students will live with families, attend school with their host siblings, and participate in excursions to various sites in the area including Madrid, Oviedo, Toledo as well as other points of interest.
Spanish students who are currently freshman, sophomores and juniors may apply. Rising seniors will be given the first opportunity to turn in their application (with deposit). Rising juniors will have the next opportunity, followed by rising sophomores and students that are not taking Spanish.
The success of the exchange depends on many factors: an open curiosity about the world, a desire to participate in school and family life while in the foreign country, the commitment to be a considerate and accommodating host here at home, the maturity to accept responsibility, the ability to work well in a group, and flexibility under all circumstances. We look for an applicant’s commitment to share, understand, and appreciate cultural differences. In making our choices, we will also consult other teachers and deans.