16 Things I Learned- A Study Abroad Reflection

This reflective post comes to us from current API Global Leader, Logan Paul. Logan studies at Bryant University and studied abroad in the Fall of 2016 in Viña del Mar, Chile     “16 things I learned in 2016” 1. People come into your life of a reason- From meeting some pretty important people this year […]

La Trobe University Edge of the Outback Summer Program- Alumni Interview

We had the chance to interview La Trobe University’s Edge of the Outback program alumna Nikki Tamayo who is from the University of Hawaii at West Oahu. You can learn more about the Edge of the Outback program on the API website here. In this program, students spend 3 weeks in Mildura learning photographic techniques and […]

Overcoming Fear to Set Your World on Fire

This post is from our official student blogger, Gianluca D’Elia. Gianluca is a Junior Journalism major with a minor in Political Science from Rider University. When I first arrived in Italy, I had not gotten the best start to my semester. And that’s OK. Because if you go into a semester abroad thinking it will […]

API Intern Abroad Profile: Corby

We had the chance to interview, Corby Munsell, a Civil Engineering Major from Texas Tech University. Corby participated in the API Intern Abroad program with placement in Auckland, New Zealand. 1. How well did your international internship match your learning and career objectives? My internship experience met all my learning and career objectives and far exceeded […]

Reflecting on the Global Leadership Academy

This post comes from Krakow alumna and current Global Leader at Hartwick College, Madison Goddard. API’s Global Leadership Academy is accepting applications NOW for the spring semester! Apply on the website here. Apply by JANUARY 1 to join the Global Leadership Academy for the spring for a SHORTER COMMITMENT- in the spring term, you’ll share your study abroad story […]

Intern Profile: Deanna

We had the chance to interview, Deanna Cohen, an International Business Major from Clemson University. Deanna participated in the API Intern Abroad program with placement in Dublin, Ireland.  What made you decide to intern abroad? During the summer after my sophomore year, I decided to study abroad in Barcelona. I had never been out of the […]

Why We Do It Wednesday- Theresa

API employees work tirelessly in the U.S. and abroad to serve our participants and ensure they have the best international experience possible. At API, we all share stories of personal transformation by international experience- we remember our first days abroad, our first meals, and our first international flights. We have these stories of transformation in […]