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 Florence?

This post is from student blogger Sandra Collopy from Saint Michaels College, English and Media Studies Major studying in Florence, Italy. I chose to study abroad in Florence, Italy because of everything Italy has to offer – the culture, language, art, food, and landscapes. I came here to learn and to study what I’m passionate […]

There’s Still Time to Go Abroad- Fall Deadline Extensions Part V

Good news! There is still time to spend your fall semester abroad with API! Find links to host city information and specific programs and applications below: The complete list of deadline extensions are as follows: Gap Year Programs- New application deadlines for the following programs is 6/15/2017 Buenos Aires, Argentina Universidad de Belgrano, Intensive Language […]

Farewell to Firenze- A Poem

This post is from student blogger Sandra Collopy from Saint Michaels College, English and Media Studies Major studying in Florence, Italy. Moments of stillness Envelope my heart And capture my mind Among Italy’s streets A pigeon’s feather Gets swept up by a Fiat Hair tangles in the breeze Children chuckle As they burst sparkling bubbles […]

The Travel Bug

This post comes to us from Florence student and guest blogger, Erin Condon. Erin is from the University of New Hampshire.  There comes a point in every study abroad student’s experience when “it” happens. It happens quickly and silently and they won’t know its there until it’s already too late. For me, it happened on […]

Technology & Being Abroad: Living in the Moment

This post is from student blogger Sandra Collopy from Saint Michaels College, English and Media Studies Major studying in Florence, Italy. Things take slower here in Italy. The Florentines walk the cobblestone streets leisurely in no hurry at all. I admire this about them and usually try to match their paces, letting the sun’s rays be […]

Intern Abroad: CioccolArt Sicily Museum

This post is from current API Global Leader, Jordan Patterson. Jordan is from Bryant University and participated in a study and internship abroad program at the Babilonia Language School. Here he shares his experience partnering with a local business: CioccolArt Sicily Museum!  My first day at the CioccolArt Sicily Museum (yes, a CHOCOLATE art museum), I […]

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