Why We Do it Wednesday- Ariana

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 stories of transformation in common […]

7 Things to Keep in Mind when Studying Abroad as an Engineering Student

I think part of human nature is that people adore giving advice, whether or not their advice is based on personal experiences or things they’ve heard. Unfortunately, you don’t always get the advice you need when you need it! So I’m here to remedy that. People gave me a lot of advice about studying abroad, […]

From an Engineering Student Who Went Abroad

Some people say you go abroad to find new places that amaze you and pick up new talents and, generally speaking, figure out what you’re really meant to do in life. I fully agree with this statement, however, I think it deserves to be clarified a little. Sure, new places and faces, maybe a new […]

New API Study Abroad Medical Program in Argentina

API is excited to announce a new study abroad medical program in Argentina in conjunction with the Universidad de Belgrano and the Hospital Británico. Students in this program will earn 6 credits of Spanish language while completing 100 hours of clinical rotations. Mornings will be spent at the hospital, while afternoons will be spent on Spanish language instruction and […]

Little Italy + NYC = Buenos Aires? Who Knew?!

I’m human, therefore I make assumptions. I assumed I knew what I was getting myself into when I decided to spend 6 months in Argentina. I assumed I knew enough Spanish to ask basic questions and make polite chit-chat. I assumed I’d be eating some version of rice and beans and tortillas quite a lot. […]

Tigre, Estancia, and Everything in Between!

Last Friday we went on an excursion to Tigre, which is about a 30 minute train ride from Buenos Aires. It is a beautiful town that has more rivers than roads- we needed to canoe to our destination!  It was a super fun time filled with canoe confessions (which has now become a theme in […]

Iguazu: Big Water

This weekend I was lucky enough to see one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. It so was amazing, I have absolutely no words to describe it. …well maybe I have a few! Since this trip was included in API we got to FLY! And stay at a HOTEL! A 4-STAR HOTEL! (just […]