ICDS: What is “Gallo Pinto?” Part 1

This post comes to us from our partner institution in San Jose, Costa Rica: ICDS (International Center for Development Studies) that you can learn about here: https://www.apistudyabroad.com/programs/costa-rica/san-jose/ Studying Abroad is an opportunity to acquire knowledge, challenge yourself, expand your cultural and personal boundaries, and gain academic experience. But…what about the food? Food is actually quite […]

Meet the Summer ’17 Blog Team!

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 Summer 2017 blogger crew: Emily De Jong from Hamilton College, Biochemistry/ […]

Why Costa Rica

This post comes to us from our partner institution in San Jose, Costa Rica: ICDS (International Center for Development Studies) that you can learn about here: https://www.apistudyabroad.com/programs/costa-rica/san-jose/ Once you have made up your mind to Study Abroad, and are planning for an experience that will enrich your personal and academic life, there is a key […]

ICDS: Costa Rica & Host Families

This post comes to us from our partner institution in San Jose, Costa Rica: ICDS (International Center for Development Studies) that you can learn about here: https://www.apistudyabroad.com/programs/costa-rica/san-jose/ Participating in ICDS programs gives you a once in a lifetime opportunity to live with a host family in Costa Rica and experience cultural immersion. How to decide […]

ICDS: Traveling in Costa Rica

Do not miss the opportunity to study abroad in a country that hosts 5% of the world’s biodiversity. Costa Rica is a beautiful country and its small size allows you to visit pristine beaches, rainforests, volcanoes, and jungles without spending much time traveling. “Traveling to Costa Rica was one of the most unforgettable experiences of […]

ICDS- Development Studies in Latin America: An Interdisciplinary Program

API offers a great opportunity for students to learn more and get involved in the search for sustainability and social justice through the program “Development Studies in Latin America: An Interdisciplinary Program.” This program is run by our partner the International Center for Development Studies (ICDS) in beautiful Costa Rica. According to the former Secretary-General […]

Earth Day: Green High School and Gap Year Abroad Programs

In celebration of Earth Day 2017, we wanted to highlight a few of API’s “green” High School and Gap Year programs and initiatives around the world! API invites gap year students to study abroad in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica, where they can take courses in topics such as Conservation and Ecotourism, Marine Biology, […]

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