10 Apps Every Study Abroad Student Should Have on Their Phone

This post is from our official student blogger, Sarah Nichols. Sarah is a Senior Economics (Accounting) and French major from the University of Alaska-Anchorage. She is currently spending the academic year in Grenoble, France. Note from API: When planning travel once abroad don’t forget about the incredible in person resource that is your on-site staff […]

5 Tips for Learning French

This post is from our official student blogger, Sarah Nichols. Sarah is a Senior Economics (Accounting) and French major from the University of Alaska-Anchorage. She is currently spending the academic year in Grenoble, France. I’ve learned language barriers can be hard and some days are better than others… but you can’t get discouraged. You have […]

API Gives Back

In the spirit of giving, we’re highlighting “API Gives Back” projects occurring at our host sites all over the world this Fall. API is committed to finding opportunities for our students to contribute to the communities in which they are living and learning abroad. Each semester, many API on-site directors organize an “API Gives Back Project” to […]

Excursion to Lyon

This post is from our official student blogger, Sarah Nichols. Sarah is a Senior Economics (Accounting) and French major from the University of Alaska-Anchorage. She is currently spending the academic year in Grenoble, France. On our latest API excursion, we spent the day in Lyon, France. Instead of only taking photos and writing about my […]

Retour des Alpages: A Day in Annecy

This post is from our official student blogger, Sarah Nichols. Sarah is a Senior Economics (Accounting) and French major from the University of Alaska-Anchorage. She is currently spending the academic year in Grenoble, France. Annecy is a small ville located in the Southeast of France in the Savoire region. Often referred to as the “Venice […]

Vacacion from Vacances

As my second month in Grenoble comes to a close, I cannot stop having fun! Grenoble is a city full of students. Making new friends, traveling to exciting new places and learning new things is awesome! Waking up each morning, making myself a cup of tea while still half asleep, and being greeted by “Bonjour […]

Adjusting to France and Grenoble, A Different Type of City

I have been in France for about three weeks. So far, so great! Even in the small connected world that we live in today, with everyone sharing opinions and ideas, France still maintains its differences. Here are a few things that, in my opinion, l’hexagone (so called because France it is shaped roughly like a hexagon) does wonderfully […]