API Spring 2015 Study Abroad Deadlines Extended – Part 2

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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 […]

Spring 2012 API Photo Contest Winners

Tradition versus Modernity- The Doha Skyline view from the Museum of Islamic Art - Madi Alexander

The API Spring 2012 Photo Contest winners have been chosen! After much difficult deliberation (and comments on the Flickr photoset), the API staff selected the following winners from among a pool of very talented photographers. 1) First Place ($100 cash prize) Madi Alexander, student from Oklahoma City University in API’s program at Qatar University in Doha, Qatar. […]

Take Some Risks

Karen and Madi

Karen Alexander is the mother of API student, Madi Alexander. Madi spent spring semester abroad with API in Doha, Qatar and is currently abroad with API in Salamanca, Spain. Feeding on Culture I grew up as an expatriate in Saudi Arabia, and feel that the opportunity to experience other cultures is one of life’s best […]

Doha Survival Guide

Madi Alexander is a a student at Oklahoma City University and an official API Student Blogger. Madi is studying abroad with API this spring in Doha, Qatar. Next week marks three months of living in Doha. The past three months have been full of amazing friends, delicious food, and for the parents reading this, lots of […]

Financing Study Abroad

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Madi Alexander is a a student at Oklahoma City University and an official API Student Blogger. Madi is studying abroad with API this spring in Doha, Qatar. If you are anything like me when I first decided to study abroad, one of your main concerns is about affording your program. Going into the process, I knew […]

How To Dress In Qatar

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Madi Alexander is a a student at Oklahoma City University and an official API Student Blogger. Madi is studying abroad with API this spring in Doha, Qatar. My friends frequently ask questions about my wardrobe here in Qatar. There tend to be some misconceptions regarding what the general population wears. For instance, I am repeatedly asked […]

Dining In Doha

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Madi Alexander is a a student at Oklahoma City University and an official API Student Blogger. Madi is studying abroad with API this spring in Doha, Qatar. One of the best parts about living in Doha is the food. And not just Qatari food. Food from countries all across the world. Qatar is eighty-percent immigrants and […]