Summer in Florence- Jessica’s Impressions

Jessica Albright from the University of Iowa, English and Creative Writing and Secondary Education Major, studying in Florence, Italy After just over a week of my study abroad program in Florence, Italy I am convinced that I have made the best decision of my life. Is that cliché? It seems cliché. Because almost everyone always […]

Ciao from Roma!

This post comes from Mia Winfree who is from Oklahoma State University. Mia is anEnvironmental Sciences major, studying in Rome, Italy Why study abroad? To make new friends? To explore a new city? There are many reasons to study abroad and what you will gain I can’t put into words just yet.  I have been abroad […]

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 […]

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