Parent Perspective: Mari, Why API?

This post comes to us from Mari Kukral, a parent of a current Florence study abroad student. Mari is chronicling her and her daughters shared experience with study abroad on her blog https://vagablondtravels.com. We will be sharing posts and highlights from her blog over the next few weeks. Daughter Alone in Italy ……..My Sweet Girl is my youngest child. […]

Teacher Connections: Alexander in Colombia

We checked in on Alexander, who arrived in Colombia to co-teach English at the start of July, to hear about his first impressions of the culture he is immersed in. Alexander was a member of the third group of teachers API sent off to Colombia this year to finish off the 2017 academic year. There […]

Italy in Review: Travel Tips from Mia

This post comes to us from Mia Winfree who is from Oklahoma State University. Mia is an Environmental Sciences major, studying in Rome, Italy. Here are a few of my favorites from Rome.  Below, I have showcased my favorite monument I visited, a place to get fabulous gelato, the best sunset view, an excellent place […]

Program Highlight: Study Abroad in Dublin at Maynooth University

Maynooth University (formerly known as the National University of Ireland, Maynooth) offers students the best of both worlds – a small-town experience located within an easy commute of Dublin city. The school prides itself on being Ireland’s only “university town,” and the beautiful, historic campus is closely integrated within the vibrant County Kildare town of Maynooth. […]

Parent Perspective: Mari, Pre-Departure

This post comes to us from Mari Kukral, a parent of a current Florence study abroad student. Mari is chronicling her and her daughters shared experience with study abroad on her blog https://vagablondtravels.com. We will be sharing posts and highlights from her blog over the next few weeks. Because I believe….. Travel Teaches – navigation, adaptation, acceptance and […]

Teach Abroad: Skill Building

Applying the skills you acquired teaching abroad to your future career. Not teaching? No problem! Teaching abroad is a life-enriching experience and it is sometimes easy to minimize the work you did upon returning – especially when you are facing a job hunt. You know what you experienced was amazing and that you have gained […]

My Costa Rican Morning

This post comes from Emily De Jong who is from Hamilton College and is a Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology and Hispanic Studies Major. Emily is currently studying in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica.  The bright light streams in from the window near my bed. The screeches of the lizards, barking of dogs, and chirps of […]

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