Decision Time

Do I spend the next year as a freshman at my college of choice, Sewanee: The University of the South, or do I take the road less traveled…gap year? There are lots of reasons why someone might choose a gap year; to explore in-depth something of interest or travel to a different part of the […]

Get to know API – Jill Denton (a parent’s perspective, revisited)

As part of our ongoing interview series, we recently spoke with Jill Denton, Chief Financial Officer at API. Jill’s daughter Alex has participated in two API high school summer programs, and is preparing for her third API program in as many years. (API) As a parent, what are the differences in the way you have been […]

Why Paris isn’t so Bad After All

At the beginning of my time in Spain, I never gave much thought to traveling around Europe. I was focused on getting to know my new city, spending time with my host family and really working on my language skills. I wanted Salamanca to feel like home for me, and after two months, it definitely […]

Knock in Salamanca, and the door will be opened to you

Ever since making plans to study abroad, Salamanca has been on my list of places to visit in Spain. So last weekend my college roommate Andrea and I hopped on the two o’clock bus headed northwest. After seven or so hours of plush charter comfort and pretty countryside views, we finally arrived at the Castilian […]

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) – […]

Saying Yes

After deciding to study abroad in Spain I definitely did my fair share of research. My fair share, being much less than the average student’s, I googled some packing tips and made sure I knew the name of the Spanish president. And to be honest, I looked up the president thing in the airport. But […]

Aspire by API Spring 2015 Semester Gap Program Deadlines Extended

The following programs with deadlines of October 15th have been extended to October 30th: Barcelona, Spain Language and Culture (University of Barcelona) Cork, Ireland Direct Enrollment (University College Cork, National University of Ireland) Dublin, Ireland Direct Enrollment (University College Dublin) Grenoble, France Intensive Language Studies (Centre Universitaire D’Études Françaises (CUEF) Université Stendhal – Grenoble III) […]

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