Why We Do It Wednesday- Mallory

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 […]

New Study Abroad Program in Santiago, Chile!

API is excited to announce a new study abroad program in Santiago, Chile! Offering semester, academic year, calendar year, and January intersession programs, students will certainly find Santiago a fantastic option to expand their Spanish language skills. In conjunction with the Universidad Alberto Hurtado, API is accepting Spring 2016 applications for this program in Santiago. […]

API announces new study abroad programs

Earlier this summer at the 2015 NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo in Boston, Massachusetts, API announced several exciting new study abroad programs and destinations – including programs in Australia, Chile, Ecuador, and New Zealand. Below is a brief summary of each, to be followed by more in-depth information over the next few weeks. Australia Where – Brisbane/Gold Coast […]

Los Últimos Saludos

Time is short. Like one more day short. It is only tradition to meet with all your faves before you depart to reminisce on fond memories and make new ones. It is also only natural to take a long stroll down the streets that you have walked every day to and from the beach. And […]

Patagonia, Chile: Welcome to the End of the World

This past weekend as an ode to my last full weekend abroad in Chile, I decided to finally make the trip to Patagonia. Patagonia is in the south of Chile…like the end of the world, south of Chile. It even has its own region known as the Chilean Antarctica. It’s quite ironic that the north […]

Bienvenido A Concepcion

La Colecta Nacional I now have two full weekends before I depart for the States. And what better way to spend the weekends than in the south of Chile with your Chilean best friend? I couldn’t think of any other way to make memorable, lasting memories. To place the cherry on top of the ice […]

Where the Sea Meets the Land

My time in Chile is dwindling down, but my exploration of Chile and the need to create new adventures have not. This past week, Chile celebrated a feriado, a holiday where all shops, from big to small, are closed in order to allow working Chileans to hold a demonstration. These demonstrations are held to protest […]