API Fall 2015 Deadlines Extended – Part 4

Several API fall 2015 deadlines (as well as academic year 2015-2016 year deadlines) for study abroad, gap year, and internship programs have been extended to May 15. The list of extended programs is as follows: Study Abroad Programs (College) – Fall/Year Barcelona, Spain Free Elective Program at Elisava Barcelona School of Design and Engineering Hispanic and European […]

Fall and summer Costa Rica study abroad prices reduced!

We are happy to announce that the fall and summer Costa Rica study abroad prices have been reduced for our programs at the International Center for Development Studies (ICDS) in San José, Costa Rica. The fall 2015 Development Studies in Latin America program price has been lowered nearly $1,000 to $13,650, while the summer 2015 Spanish and […]

Time is Flying

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It is crazy to think that my time in Poland has surpassed the half way point. I only have about two more months in Poland, and I still have so much I want to see and do. The days seem to just fly by in a blink of an eye! The rest of my time […]

Barcelona Beach Bum

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“Let’s go to the beach-each, let’s go get away!” I finally got to have my first proper beach trip of the semester! I say proper because the weather in Barcelona was “Sunny and 75” (Let’s see how many more songs I can reference in this post)! Barcelona was such a fun weekend getaway and a […]

Crossing Cultures: Communicating Without a Common Language

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Throughout my travels, I’ve been to many countries where signs, conversations, and menus are not in English. We may think we live in a Western world where the English language is the norm or that it is everybody’s second language, however the further we go beyond our own borders the closer we come to the […]

Going Abroad Again: Teaching Edition

Reppin’ API at the Marist Study Abroad Fair.

I can remember the exact moment I found out my Colombian teaching placement: I was working the API table at the Marist International Programs Fall study abroad fair. While promoting my undergrad study abroad program at my alma mater, I found out about my next abroad step. Opportune moment, right? I would be teaching English […]

Scotland: Take Two

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I surpassed a significant personal milestone this past week by planning and undertaking my first trip abroad- completely alone. From the very start of my Irish experience here, I knew I wanted to make this plunge. However, to say that all my fears and apprehensions of what could go wrong were immediately cast away would […]