Graduating from high school? What are YOUR plans this summer?

API offers volunteer programs for folks of all ages. We do have programs available for recent high school graduates who are 18 years old and up! Will you or do you have a family member who will be graduating from high school soon? What are your plans for the summer? What do you hope to […]

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 […]

API High School: Discover Britain at Harlaxton College

One thing England is known for is its stately homes and manor houses. Imagine studying abroad in a 150-room Victorian house, living, and learning in an English country manor. Situated 5 minutes from downtown Grantham and an hour north of London, Harlaxton Manor is named one of England’s “100 Best” great houses. API’s Discover Britain at Harlaxton […]

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 […]

There’s Still Time to Go Abroad-Fall Program Deadline Extensions!

Good news! There is still time to spend your fall semester abroad with API! Find links to host city information and specific programs and applications below. The complete list of deadline extensions are as follows: High School Programs- New application deadlines for the following programs is 4/10/2017 London, England: Discover Britain at Harlaxton College Program  […]

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, […]