Lessons

My first day studying abroad started with loads of anxiety and culture shock. When my plane first arrived to the Catania airport, I quickly exited the plane. After looking at the time, I realized I was late and no longer made the cut to be transported by API. Needless to say, I was panicking. I […]

How To Succeed At Adventuring Without Really Trying

In a little over a week, I will be driving into Shannon Airport and flying back to the States. The next day, I’ll find myself back in my house. But, we’re not going to talk about that. We’re not going to talk about how Galway has changed me. We’re not going to talk about how […]

Gracias Por Ser Un Amigo

It’s raining here in Bergenfield, NJ and I just got done with a small lunch at noon. Clearly, I am no longer in Madrid. It’s been almost 5 months since I felt like this: Now, it’s the last post. If I go by the book, I should write a mesmerizing passage that paints a beautiful […]

API Hungary Resident Director profiled on Oregon State University blog

Our friends in the Office of Global Opportunities at Oregon State University have created a great new blog series profiling the resident directors at partner study abroad organizations, including API.  Below is a screenshot and excerpt from one recent interview with API Hungary Resident Director Réka Futász. To read the full article, visit the OSU Abroad […]

API Chile Resident Director profiled on Oregon State University blog

Our friends in the Office of Global Opportunities at Oregon State University have created a great new blog series profiling the resident directors at partner study abroad organizations, including API.  Below is a screenshot and excerpt from one recent interview with API Chile Resident Director Karla Jofré Maldonado. To read the full article, visit the OSU […]

The Beauty of Kraków

After preparing to come to Poland for the last few months, I can now say that I am finally here, and the city of Kraków is simply amazing! Upon arrival in Kraków, I was greeted by my program director, Piotrek. He guided me and only two other students to the apartment we would be staying […]

Thanksgiving

Megan wanted to use actual pumpkins for the two pumpkin pies we were going to be making for our API Thanksgiving Dinner. I admired her courage, while simultaneously not having the slightest clue where one could find two pie-friendly pumpkins in Grenoble. Content to let her handle the pumpkin-acquisition because I was a good bit […]

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