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 […]

API Safety Update – Attack in Nice

API was deeply saddened to learn of the attack in Nice, France, where a large truck plowed into a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day, resulting in the deaths more than 70 people. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the families and friends of the victims. We have no reason to believe any API […]

Lessons learned studying abroad in Paris

The Lessons I’ve learned studying abroad in Paris… After the Paris attacks on November 13th, 2015, I had a number of friends and family members ask me whether or not I was still going to study in Paris after such a horrific tragedy took place. For me, the answer was always a confident “yes,” that […]

All the Feels! Dealing with your Emotions During your Last Month Abroad

“And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be” (Stephen Chbosky, Perks of Being a Wallflower) (Disclaimer: I know that some of you may call this corny or cliché in between eye rolls, but I love this book and thought […]

A (Semi) Poetic Rendition of my European Break

I never realized how different each country in Europe is from one another until I travelled to three of them. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I had the privilege of discovering and exploring Germany, Denmark, and England. Before becoming an amateur world-traveller, I naively thought that jumping from country to country in Europe […]

Spring 2016 #iSpyAPI Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Spring 2016 #iSpyAPI contest! We asked our Spring 2016 students abroad to tag their favorite abroad photos with #iSpyAPI. After reviewing hundreds of great student photos from this past semester, we have selected our group of winners! We’ll be sharing the winners and some of our favorite #iSpyAPI photo submissions on social media […]

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 […]