Hello! My name is Andrés P. Cruz Medina and I am a graduate student at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. I’m 23 years old and this is my first ever experience studying abroad so it’s an exciting time in my life. I graduated from NIU in 2015 as an undergraduate and received my Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with two minors in Spanish and Latin American Studies. Now, at this very moment, I’m on track to receiving my Master’s Degree in Spanish and my expected graduation date is Spring 2018.