My Experience in Scotland: Rachelle’s Semester in Stirling

This guest blog post comes to us from Springfield College student and current Stirling study abroad student, Rachelle Edmond.     Hello, my name is Rachelle Edmond and I am studying abroad at the University of Stirling, Scotland. My hometown is Medford, Massachusetts but I am studying at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. I am […]

A Day in the Life Abroad- Xiamen, China

This post comes from API’s Experiential Program Coordinator, Octavia Sims. You can read a full profile on Octavia’s adventures so far here. This post is a “day in the life” from her time spent in Xiamen, China. Octavia currently manages our Teach abroad participants in China, and her own experience in Xiamen makes her a […]

Mental Health and My Study Abroad Journey

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 […]

Finding New Routines in Dublin

This post comes from student blogger Kristin Anderson from the University of Alabama, a Film Major currently studying in Dublin, Ireland   In the months leading up to my departure for Dublin, I rarely thought about what the next five months would have in store for me. I had no idea what my school would be like, […]

Discovering Croatia

This post is from our official student blogger, Sarah Al-Arshani. Sarah is from the University of Connecticut, and is a Communications and Journalism Major studying in Dubrovnik, Croatia. When I signed up to spend a semester in Dubrovnik, no one told me I would be living right by a movie set. Every day as I […]

API Teach in Colombia Participant Profile: Jennah

Meet Jennah, who has been teaching in a public school in Colombia since February Age: 23 Hometown: North Attleboro, MA, USA     College/Major: Brandeis University –Health (Science, Society, Policy) & International/Global Studies major Hobbies/Interests: Yoga, reading, walking my dog, working out, spending time with friends and family, traveling. Favorite place you’ve visited: Arica, Chile […]

Traveling Abroad Tips: Hostels

This post is from official student blogger, Leah Sharaby. Leah is a Junior Linguistics Major and Spanish Minor studying in Seville, Spain from Western Washington University. For many, studying abroad is not only a great opportunity to experience their host city and country, but also to explore other countries and cities! One of the biggest debates I’ve […]

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