API 2017 Spring and Summer Study Abroad And Intern Abroad Deadlines Coming Up!

February 1st marks the application deadlines for several of our spring quarter, intensive month, and summer programs, including college and gap study abroad options in Costa Rica, France, and Spain, as well as all of our summer 1 intern abroad options. The complete list of deadline extensions are as follows: Study Abroad Programs (Gap Quarter) […]

API Safety Update – Student Death in Rome

API is deeply saddened by the news of the death of an American student in Rome. The student was NOT participating in an API program, although he was a student at John Cabot University (JCU), one of our partner host institutions in Rome. All API students in Rome have been safely accounted for. Our thoughts […]

Lessons learned studying abroad in Paris

The Lessons I’ve learned studying abroad in Paris… After the Paris attacks on November 13th, 2015, I had a number of friends and family members ask me whether or not I was still going to study in Paris after such a horrific tragedy took place. For me, the answer was always a confident “yes,” that […]

My golden semester – 3 cities in Italy

The vivid memory of early mornings spent in the auditorium scribbling down bucket list travels during lectures. Semester after semester staring at the same projector screen flipping through timeless architecture across the globe. The pictures though, can’t portray the feeling of these places; only a fraction of imagery. Italy continuously made it’s point, to come […]

All the Feels! Dealing with your Emotions During your Last Month Abroad

“And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be” (Stephen Chbosky, Perks of Being a Wallflower) (Disclaimer: I know that some of you may call this corny or cliché in between eye rolls, but I love this book and thought […]

Running out of time

Is it really almost over? Where did the time go… and how? Was it fast, slow, or somewhere in between? 4 months have passed by and soon I´ll be sitting on a plane heading back home to Florida. A few weeks ago I was in a power struggle between feeling like I needed more time […]

Missing Sevilla

As the end of my time abroad draws near, I prepare myself to head home to the country that I’ve missed since I left it. But in doing so, I have to leave the country that I’ve fallen in love with. Among the things that I will miss about this country, and my city, Sevilla, are the […]