Alexandra Bensen

Credentials: Undergraduate Spanish Major

Activities

During my time at UW-Madison I was involved with the Club Tennis team and the Ski & Snowboard club. I also volunteered with Badger Volunteers for two semesters at Habitat for Humanity and the Catholic Multicultural Center.

Favorite Class

International Studies 601- International Criminal Justice

Memory

Deepening my understanding of the Spanish language & culture during my semester abroad in Madrid. In addition, furthering my understanding of global health in Nepal for a three-week summer course. I was challenged on so many levels and cultivated some incredible life-long friends!

The Future?

After graduating, I plan on going back to Spain where I will work as an English-language assistant. I plan on going to law school in Fall 2022 where I intend to combine my interests in Spanish & international politics as an immigration lawyer.

Words of Wisdom

Thank you to all my Spanish professors and TAs for giving me the incredible skillset to communicate in another language. My Spanish language skills and time abroad have enriched my undergraduate and life experiences!