Student Testimonials

The Faculty-Led Program to Spain is being offered for the first time in 2018. However, here are some thoughts that Professor Singamsetti's students from her 2017 Puerto Rico FLP would like to share about going on an FLP with her!


Quotation MarkStudying abroad in Puerto Rico was hands down the best experience I have ever had! In the short 17 days that I was there, I was able to learn about the Puerto Rican culture and make so many new memories with the amazing people on the trip. Deepa was well organized and helped to make the experience truly amazing.Quotation Mark- Brittany Harper


QuotationTraveling to Puerto Rico with the FLP was definitely a one-of-a-kind experience with extraordinary people! The itinerary was packed to the brim with so many excursions that I would've never experienced if I had traveled there on my own vacation. It exposed me to all the unique issues Puerto Rico has to deal with through the eyes of the numerous locals that we met throughout the trip.Quotation - Louis Lam


Quotation MarkGoing on the Puerto Rico FLP was by far one of the best decisions I have made in my life. It gives you the opportunity to truly bond with other SJSU students and faculty, while also allowing you to explore a beautiful island. The things you get to see and learn about first hand are priceless. Be ready to indulge in delicious food, witness sceneries that leave you speechless, and gain insight on different aspects of the culture.Quotation Mark - Paola Vera


QuotationBesides the beautiful, wonderful beaches and breathtaking views, Puerto Rico is filled with extraordinary, historic landmarks. With the amazing help from our tour guides, we were able to experience our trip to the best of our abilities. If you want to see happiness in one picture, then Puerto Rico is the best place. Keep an open-mind, be adventurous, and most importantly, friends become family.Quotation - Damien Lee


Quotation MarkPuerto Rico has been my greatest and most memorable educational trip I have been on.  I have grown in ways I thought I never could, and made memories with people I will forever cherish in my heart.  Puerto Rico is rich in culture, food, love, and kindness.  If you are hesitant on going - I highly encourage you to go, especially with an amazing professor that is passionate in what she teaches.  That is my best advice I can give you. You won't regret it.Quotation Mark - Meytra Brahman


QuotationThe FLP program to Puerto Rico was such an enlightening and incredible experience that exceeded my expectations. The instructor Deepa Singamsetti scheduled many tours that created a hands on learning experience which made learning about the history, culture, and ecosystems fun! I'll forever cherish the beautiful Puerto Rican culture and the memories I made with my new friends from the 2017 cohort group, mi gente!Quotation - Maritza Valencia