ICDS: What is “Gallo Pinto?” Part 1

This post comes to us from our partner institution in San Jose, Costa Rica: ICDS (International Center for Development Studies) that you can learn about here: https://www.apistudyabroad.com/programs/costa-rica/san-jose/ Studying Abroad is an opportunity to acquire knowledge, challenge yourself, expand your cultural and personal boundaries, and gain academic experience. But…what about the food? Food is actually quite […]

Program Spotlight: Volunteer in Brazil

E aí, galera? API offers several different volunteering opportunities in three different cities across Brazil. The volunteer programs range from education and youth empowerment in the social services sector to wildlife projects in major ecological hubs of the country. Experience Brazil on a level rarely lived by the average international visitor, while focusing your energy on […]

Study Abroad in Melbourne: Bella

Bella Mazza studied abroad in Melbourne, Australia at La Trobe University from her home university; Lesley University. Bella had this to say about her experience at La Trobe, in Melbourne and with API: “My time at La Trobe has been a very positive and rewarding experience. I love the atmosphere and the size of the […]

Why Costa Rica

This post comes to us from our partner institution in San Jose, Costa Rica: ICDS (International Center for Development Studies) that you can learn about here: https://www.apistudyabroad.com/programs/costa-rica/san-jose/ Once you have made up your mind to Study Abroad, and are planning for an experience that will enrich your personal and academic life, there is a key […]

#ISPYAPI – A Study Abroad Reflection

This guest post comes to us from University of Arkansas- Little Rock student, Reagan Martin who is currently studying abroad in Stirling, Scotland. You can read more about her journey abroad at http://reaganmartin.com/ I’m wrapping up my last few days in Scotland and as this trip abroad comes to a close, I can only be grateful for […]

Am I Homesick or Depressed?

Editors Note: Studying abroad is an incredible but challenging experience for participants.  It compels us to confront our values, our beliefs and the way we live our lives.  API knows that having a community of support is invaluable when making major life transitions. Participants are asked to share any medical conditions that may affect the […]

Alumni Connections: Carolyn

Either during summer break, after graduation, or mid-career, there are a variety of API Volunteer placements in Guatemala to explore, depending on your interests and skills. After graduation, Carolyn chose to spend two weeks volunteering in Antigua, Guatemala as a teacher’s assistant. Read on to learn about her first moments, memories in the classroom, and […]

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