API earns accolades on Abroad101 study abroad rankings

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API was once again on the list of top study abroad programs in the latest study abroad rankings from the Abroad101 website. For 2014, API was listed in the top 10 for program providers, and our program in Budapest, Hungary was featured on the top 10 non-traditional programs list! In addition, API featured programs in locations that […]

The Motherland


The month of March has been all about exploring the beautiful country I have been living in for the past two months. I’ve had visitors along the way to go on these adventures with, and this past week I was lucky enough to have my family along with me. I took them to a few […]

API Safety Update – Germanwings Flight 9525

The entire API family was deeply saddened to hear the news of the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 today in France. API Resident Directors in Barcelona have confirmed that they no reason to believe that any API students were traveling on the flight, given that classes are currently in session and no students disclosed travel plans to Germany. Our […]

Volunteer Abroad

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My Story I headed to Chile for my study abroad escapade without a definite plan. My only expectation was that I was going to have grand adventures. What I didn’t expect was how much I was going fall in love with the country. At the time, I was searching for quests and stories to add […]

Surreal Moments

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Studying abroad is full of surreal moments. When these moments occur, I often step back and take it all in because I never want to forget that I experienced it. I’d say I’ve experienced a surreal moment at least once in every place I’ve traveled to thus far. In Rome, when I stepped foot in […]

Queso y Camarón Empanada, Por Favor

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It has been three weeks since my landing in Chile. I have quickly fallen in love with the culture, language, my incredible host family and the infamous Chilean shrimp empanadas. As most might know, South America is home to the crispy and flaky, fried or baked goodness known as the empanada. Being raised on the […]

High on Life in the Altitude of the Alps

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The past week officially marked the halfway point of my time here. It feels like it has been much longer than that since I left Green Bay and have seen my family, but at the same time it seems like just yesterday I was meeting all of the people here I now call my friends […]