A trip to remember

This is not only one of the best trips in my life because it was my first time in latin America. This trip was phenomenal for the people, the knowledge, and culture, and of course, the food too. No matter how this blog is written, to me, it will always seemed rushed, just because some…

A legacy

It would only be proper for us to learn about the history of Argentina during these two weeks that we spent in this beautiful country. So, that is exactly what we did. After a cultural lecture about the history of Argentina that we had a couple of days ago, we acquired some crucial information about…

la boca

Today was a very touristy day. Through the walking tour of la boca, and mainly the area of Caminito, we learned about the beauty and history of Argentinian culture, as well as some of the struggles and troubles that the early Argentinian immigrants that lived in the la boca area had to go through. From…

a good argument from both sides

For today’s blog, we are to discuss if inequality is good or bad for the community, the country and just the world in general. However, one should not feel comfortable saying that inequality is good or bad, what one should analyze is if the ends of inequality justify its means, meaning is inequality worth whatever…

Tigre

Starting off the the blog today, I would like to take a little bit of time to discuss about the relevant and educational events that took place today. The whole duration of today was spent on the province of Tigre. Tigre is a area that covers around 360 kilometer squared, it is dominated by a large amount of islands,…

Don Silvano

To all the high schoolers that are considering coming to the University of Pittsburgh, allow me to introduce you one of the one of the most phenomenal programs that our school offers-Plus3 Argentina Other than the crucial information you will be able to acquire from this trip regarding the Argentinian health care and its culture. You…

Day 7

Today was a rather relaxing day. After a long day yesterday, we were able to sleep in a bit and enjoyed a nice day filled with sunshine, walking tours, and lots of paintings and artistic displays. Early in the morning, we found out that our polo match is unfortunately canceled and we were given the…

Big Brother

Allow me to start off the blog today with a quick recap. Today did not turn out to be what I expected it to be. Bright and early in the morning, we went off to University of Austral in Buenos Aires and had a lecture about the ministry of health in Argentina. Even though the…

Day 5

Today did not turn out to be exactly the way that I thought it would. Looking at the itinerary earlier this morning, I figured that today would end with me being physically and mentally exhausted. However, after all the activities were done, I felt mentally refreshed and relieved especially due to our visit at the…

Day 4

Today was absolutely fantastic. We were fortunate enough to be invited to the pharmaceutical production company in Buenos Aires named Adrómaco. To start off with a bit of background of the company. Adrómaco is responsible for the production of multiple notable drug store brands in Argentina as well as around the world. These product include…

day 3

Today, we were fortunate enough to take an insight tour to the University of Austral hospital as well as the IAE business school offered here for graduate and undergraduate students. Through visiting these two establishments, I was able to analyze how the mission statement of Austral university, which is the “pursuit of truth and culture…

Day 2 in Pilar

Under the guidance of our plus3 directors and our CAPA partners, we were fortunate today to be able to visit University of Austral’s beautiful campus. Under the perfect sunny breezy wall weather, we took a through tour of the campus that was filled with energy. From this tour and the three lectures we were fortunately…

los porteños

The first day in Buenos aires was absolutely amazing. However, this fantastic journey already started at the airport while we were stuck due the the overbooking of our flight. Next to us in the boarding gate sat a middle aged Argentinian man with his wife. Due to the long wait time we experienced, I was…

Buscando por las empeñadas

Hola todos, my name is Hongyou Chen and the following is an introduction about me personally, academically and professionally. I hope this will give you a better insight into my life. To start off personally, My actual name is Hongyou but most if not all my friends and family call me Andy. This is because…

Meet Plus3 Argentina 2019!

Welcome to the Argentina Plus3 Study Abroad Program! Join us as we travel to Buenos Aires to explore the healthcare industry. Through site visits and cultural immersion, students will have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally.  The core academic portion of this program will focus on various areas of the healthcare industry, from…