Perspectives Abroad: The United States Presidential Election

The mission of API is to transform lives by providing enriching academic and cross-cultural experiences that foster increased self-knowledge, cultural sensitivity, and understanding of the global nature of our contemporary world. Following a divisive and turbulent election season, both in the US and abroad, we encouraged our students to reflect on the November US presidential […]

Meet Our Bloggers- Fall 2016

Each semester the API blog features a crew of thoughtful, hardworking and passionate bloggers. The team will share their abroad experience via writing, videography, photography… a mix of expressive mediums to tell their API story; presenting an opportunity to explore right alongside our students! Meet the Fall 2016 blogger crew:   Anthony Morfin is a sophomore Biology […]

Being Sick While Studying Abroad

It’s about as much fun as it sounds. Being a girl who goes to school only an hour and a half away from home while in the states, I can basically ask my parents to come visit me any time I want. But, having not been sick at school before, I have no idea what […]

The Tuscan Life and the Final Stretch

Ooh, boy – are classes heating up! It’s hard to believe that we have a little over a month left in the semester; you can definitely tell by the amount of homework that’s piling on. I feel like group projects and final papers are being thrown at me left and right! However, it’s nothing I […]

Czech into Prague

For students studying abroad in Europe, Bus2Alps is a popular travel agency to go through for pre-planned trips. Whether it’s a getaway day, weekend or week-long adventure, the itineraries are set to give students a safe and cheap way to experience multiple European countries. The company organizes your travel, overnight accommodations and various guided tours. […]

Last-Minute Tips for Preparing for Spring Break

For students studying at the ICP through API, spring break officially starts after class tomorrow. Like many, I have taken full advantage of the two weeks off by planning trips to Germany, Denmark, and England. By the time spring break rolls around, students will have been in their host countries for about two months, so […]

A Mid-Semester Progress Update

It’s hard to believe I’m saying this, but…. I’m officially halfway through the semester. A lot has happened since I arrived, so I figure now is as good a time as any to take stock of what I’ve learned, what I didn’t expect, and what I still want to do before I leave this remote […]