Sol Abroad - Oaxaca, Mexico High School Spanish Immersion

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Oaxaca is a beautiful and safe place to study Spanish and learn about Mexican culture. Its a hidden gem in the highlands of Southern Mexico. Oaxaca is known for its colonial architecture, amazing ruins and friendly people. Our program is a homesta... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.4
Based on 14 Reviews
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Prior to the trip, I had one lousy single story of Mexico, but my trip completely shattered my one-sided story that I'd had... Mexico, especially Oaxaca is filled with remarkably generous and inviting people! The sweetest little people, with an intricate culture that they're willing to share. It was definitely worthwhile, we wer... - Green Level High School View Entire Review
I learned about the culture in Oaxaca, Mexico. It was worth it, especially seeing the “exotic” food that people would eat. - Lick-Wilmerding High School View Entire Review
I increased my confidence in traveling and confirmed my passion for learning about new cultures and meeting new people. It was definitely worthwhile. View Entire Review
June 22, 2019 Oaxaca!
A different political perspective on the world, new friends around the world, the ability to dance salsa, and fluency in the spanish language - The Evergreen State College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Sol Abroad - Oaxaca: Mexico High School Spanish Immersion
I learned about what it’s like to live in another country and how other people live their life in another language. I learned the way people actually speak Spanish and it was so amazing. View Entire Review
August 23, 2017 Enjoy Oaxaca
I learned about the vibrant culture of Mexico and the history of Mexican art and architecture. It was nice to cover a lot of different areas in Spanish. View Entire Review
I learned how they live in Oaxaca, Mexico. I learned how different their culture is. It was definititely worthwhile! - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Sol Abroad - Oaxaca: Mexico High School Spanish Immersion
I learned about the history, culture and art of Oaxaca and I learned an incredible amount of Spanish. I learned a lot about myself and my reactions to new and unfamiliar situations and I learned how to be more independent and know how to make an important decision at the drop of a hat. This experience was SO worthwhile and I enc... View Entire Review
Before studying abroad, I did my research. I wanted a program that offered a true language and cultural immersion experience all at an affordable price. SOL Education - Oaxaca exceeded my expectations and more. Pre-departure, SOL was very helpful in choosing my program length and classes. If I had any questions, they were a... - Xavier University View Entire Review
While abroad, my Spanish skills improved. I also learned a lot about the culture of the city. I was absolutely worthwhile! - Walt Whitman High School View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Sol Abroad - Oaxaca, Mexico High School Spanish Immersion
September 04, 2019 The Best Experience Ever
yes, I can now communicate in Spanish. - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
Yes, it was definitely worthwhile. I gained so much, including an understanding and appreciation for another culture. I also learned a lot about the United State's place in the world, which I found really interesting. I now am also much more comfortable speaking Spanish to native speakers, although I don't know if my Spanish ski... - Lick-Wilmerding High School View Entire Review
I learned how to speak more naturally - Lick-Wilmerding High School View Entire Review
May 27, 2019 Other
Learn more about the language and the Oaxaca community. - San Diego State University View Entire Review
Yes, absolutely worthwhile--definitely improved my Spanish View Entire Review
My son really liked the program. He was surprised it was curtailed. - High School View Entire Review
I learned a lot of Spanish, and I also became more confident with my ability to have a conversation with someone who only speaks Spanish. It was definitely worthwhile. View Entire Review
Not only did I learn all about Mexican culture, but I also became more confident with my spanish. It was most certainly worthwhile. View Entire Review
I learned a bunch of Mexican culture and history as well as specific dialect tendencies. View Entire Review
I learned a whole lot of Spanish and became much more confident in my ability to speak, read and write it. The trip was absolutely worthwhile. - Alexander Hamilton High School View Entire Review

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Oaxaca is a beautiful and safe place to study Spanish and learn about Mexican culture. Its a hidden gem in the highlands of Southern Mexico. Oaxaca is known for its colonial architecture, amazing ruins and friendly people. Our program is a homestay experience. You will take Spanish classes in the mornings M-F at the prestigious University of Oaxaca to improve your Spanish and earn university credit. Excursions are organized every weekend, with everything included (hotel, transport, meals, etc). We also organize community service and volunteer opportunities during your study abroad. This is a great way to earn community service hours!

Program Type(s):
High School
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
  • Maymester
  • January Term
  • Spring Break
  • Custom
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
Language Requirement(s):
  • Spanish
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Spanish Language, Literature
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2006
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