Discovering the Hidden Gems of Krakow

There is never a dull moment here in Krakow. Although the past few days here have been a little gray and rainy, there is always something to do, and a new place to discover if you’re willing to go out and explore. Simply walking around and exploring is a great way to familiarize yourself with […]

The Adventure Continues

I have been in Poland for over a month now and the experience thus far has been beyond amazing! Since the last time I posted I have had the chance to visit Wroclaw, the Wieliczka Salt Mine, and Zakopane in the Tatra Mountains. The trip to Wroclaw was made with a couple friends from the […]

The Beauty of Kraków

After preparing to come to Poland for the last few months, I can now say that I am finally here, and the city of Kraków is simply amazing! Upon arrival in Kraków, I was greeted by my program director, Piotrek. He guided me and only two other students to the apartment we would be staying […]

Dzień dobry! (“good day” in Polish)

I have always known that I wanted to study abroad from the first moment I stepped on Saint Michael’s College campus. I have the utmost wanderlust, or strong desire to travel and explore the world. The unique opportunity to study abroad will provide a chance for extreme personal growth, academic achievement, and increased culture awareness. […]

API Spring 2015 Study Abroad Deadlines Extended – Part 3

The following API study abroad programs are still accepting applications for spring 2015: Budapest, Hungary International Business and Humanities (Corvinus University of Budapest) – APPLY BY NOV. 1, 2014 Buenos Aires, Argentina Argentine and Latin American Studies Early Start (Universidad de Belgrano) – APPLY BY NOV. 15, 2014 Argentine and Latin American Studies Regular Start (Universidad de Belgrano) – […]

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 […]

Final Days and Final Thoughts

By the time this is published everyone who studied abroad here on the Kraków program will be safe and sound back in the States. My final thoughts on studying abroad range from everyday life experiences to the overall takeaway that studying abroad has afforded me. Will I miss the hoards of pigeons congregating in the […]