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/ […]

Being Welcomed Abroad: Guest Post from Rome

This post originally appeared in The Defender ; Saint Michael’s College student-run weekly newspaper. API study abroad Rome student, Audrey Sinclair authored the post and you can view it here. “SMC student welcomed abroad despite concerns” By Audrey Sinclair During my first week living in Trastevere, a neighborhood in Rome, I took baby steps into the […]

Overcoming Fear to Set Your World on Fire

This post is from our official student blogger, Gianluca D’Elia. Gianluca is a Junior Journalism major with a minor in Political Science from Rider University. When I first arrived in Italy, I had not gotten the best start to my semester. And that’s OK. Because if you go into a semester abroad thinking it will […]

Travelling Alone and Finding Your Heritage- a Photo Essay

This post is from our official student blogger, Gianluca D’Elia. Gianluca is a Junior Journalism major with a minor in Political Science from Rider University. The decision to travel alone can be a scary one. Several of my friends abroad travel in a group, with their roommates or at least with one friend. But when […]

Don’t Forget the ‘Study’ Part of Studying Abroad

This post is from our official student blogger, Gianluca D’Elia. Gianluca is a Junior Journalism major with a minor in Political Science from Rider University. During a weekend trip with API to Florence, Italy, I met a couple at a pizzeria who were from New Jersey. Being the nosy North Jerseyan I am, I asked […]

The World is Art

This post is from guest blogger and current student in Rome, Rebecca Lester. Rebecca is currently studying at Cornell University and blogging on “voices from Cornell abroad”. This essay, “The World is Art” was originally published here. You can read the rest of Rebecca’s work here. Anyone who has seen me the past few weeks […]

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