ICDS Faculty Interview: Helen Temple

Learn more about our partner institution in San Jose, Costa Rica: International Studies for Development Studies (ICDS) through an interview with ICDS Professor, Helen Temple! You can learn more about our study abroad program in San Jose here: https://www.apistudyabroad.com/programs/costa-rica/san-jose/ 1) What have you been working on lately? What do you teach? What is the value […]

ICDS Faculty Interview: Yanina Rovinski

Learn more about our partner institution in San Jose, Costa Rica: International Studies for Development Studies (ICDS) through an interview with Yanina Rovinski, who teaches environmental courses at ICDS! You can learn more about our study abroad program in San Jose here: https://www.apistudyabroad.com/programs/costa-rica/san-jose/   1) What have you been working on lately? What do you […]

School Stuff

Well, it has now been two full weeks that I have been out of the States, as I am residing in Costa Rica for the next 3 months! I am attending Universidad Veritas, a private arts university in the Zapoté area of San José (the neighborhood I am living in). The University’s main programs are […]

Weekend Excursions

Two months is long enough in a new place to feel like you are finally living there. Things start to become routine and the place where you are staying starts to feel like home. Although this is a great thing for people who like some routine in their lives, it’s hard because it makes you […]

A Trip To Guatemala

¨I feel as though the cardboard box of my own reality has been flattened and blown open. Now I can see the edge of the world.¨ – Tom Hiddleston Buenos from Guatemala! I have now been in Guatemala on a short trip to visit my friend Iris who studied abroad at my school last year. […]

API Spring ’15 Costa Rica Study Abroad Deadlines Extended

The following API study abroad programs are STILL accepting applications for spring 2015: San José, Costa Rica Intensive Language Winter Quarter Program – Universidad Veritas – APPLY BY DEC. 30, 2013 Latin American Studies and Internship Winter Quarter Program – Universidad Veritas – APPLY BY DEC. 30, 2013 Language and Culture Winter Quarter Program – Universidad […]

You Will Never Be Completely At Home Again

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” Living in a different place for a semester can be a challenge, but it is also something that we […]

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