Alumni Connections: Carolyn

Either during summer break, after graduation, or mid-career, there are a variety of API Volunteer placements in Guatemala to explore, depending on your interests and skills. After graduation, Carolyn chose to spend two weeks volunteering in Antigua, Guatemala as a teacher’s assistant. Read on to learn about her first moments, memories in the classroom, and […]

Volunteer Connections- Giving

In this first post of API’s new “Volunteer Connections” series, Emmy, an API study abroad alum and recent volunteer in Guatemala, shares her story. “Giving” by Emmy  Outside the international arrivals section of the Guatemala City airport, a metal gate herded excited families. Faces, arms, and hands stretched beyond the metal barrier. I scanned the […]

A Trip To Guatemala

¨I feel as though the cardboard box of my own reality has been flattened and blown open. Now I can see the edge of the world.¨ – Tom Hiddleston Buenos from Guatemala! I have now been in Guatemala on a short trip to visit my friend Iris who studied abroad at my school last year. […]

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