Like many undergraduate students, I changed my area of study a few times during my college years. By my third year in college, I determined I would major in Spanish. Learning about my culture and the history of Spanish going back to previous centuries, made me feel overjoyed, alive, and successful.
Having had the opportunity to study Spanish in an academic environment has made me so much more appreciative of all that our language and cultures have to offer. I’m a huge advocate for making Spanish accessible to everyone. Here are five reasons you should definitely start taking Spanish lessons ASAP.
It creates more professional opportunities. More and more employers are rewarding bilingual potential employees. Many companies in the United States are rewarding Spanish skills and incorporating this into their employee recruitment efforts. Here you will find a list of careers that either require Spanish or for which Spanish is used.