November Rains

After the game winning goal, I’m number 3

November in Ireland means rain. It has rained almost every single day since the month started, and I’m getting the feeling that I should probably start preparing for the downpours. I have no gear that is made to protect me from rain, so most of the time when I go out, I come home damp. […]

With Love From London

Ceiling of the Chapter House, Westminster Abbey

Last month my friends and I took on the task of planning a trip to Ireland all on our own. We decided to make a stop in London along the way, as it would be the closest we would get to the UK on this trip. At first, I wasn’t sure that I wanted to […]

48 Hours: Dublin


Last weekend I took the first of several trips I will be taking around Europe. Our first destination was Dublin, Ireland. In 48 short hours, my friends and I managed to see almost everything there is to see in Dublin. We decided to save some money on this trip and took a bus followed by […]

New International Internship Programs!


API is excited to announce that we are now offering full-time, credit-bearing international internship programs (in addition to our portfolio of study abroad programs offering part-time internships for credit)! “Our goal with these new international internships is to help students and recent graduates from around the world enhance their resumes with the work experience, soft skills, and global […]

Pea Coats, Paintings and Public Transportation


Autumn has definitely arrived in Ireland. It wouldn’t be that bad at all if it wasn’t for the wind. It slices through you like a lightsaber; instead of cutting off limbs, it just chills you to the bone. The good news is that I have been able to utilize my pea coat. I got my […]

Aspire by API Spring 2015 Semester Gap Program Deadlines Extended


The following programs with deadlines of October 15th have been extended to October 30th: Barcelona, Spain Language and Culture (University of Barcelona) Cork, Ireland Direct Enrollment (University College Cork, National University of Ireland) Dublin, Ireland Direct Enrollment (University College Dublin) Grenoble, France Intensive Language Studies (Centre Universitaire D’Études Françaises (CUEF) Université Stendhal – Grenoble III) […]

API Spring 2015 Study Abroad Deadlines Extended – Part 2


The following programs with deadlines of October 15th have been extended to October 30th: 3 Cities, Italy (Tuscania, Rome, Venice) Semester Program (Lorenzo de’Medici: The Italian International Institute) Barcelona, Spain Language and Culture (University of Barcelona) Bilbao, Spain Business, International Relations, and Spanish Language (University of Deusto) Spanish Language and Culture (University of Deusto) Studio Arts (University […]