Intern Abroad: CioccolArt Sicily Museum

This post is from current API Global Leader, Jordan Patterson. Jordan is from Bryant University and participated in a study and internship abroad program at the Babilonia Language School. Here he shares his experience partnering with a local business: CioccolArt Sicily Museum!  My first day at the CioccolArt Sicily Museum (yes, a CHOCOLATE art museum), I […]

Reflecting on a Semester Abroad- Hannah

This post comes to us from API Alumna and current Global Leader, Hannah Bowman. Hannah studied in Lisbon, Portugal and is a student at the University of South Carolina.  Bullet journaling is a take on traditional journaling. Instead of full sentences and paragraphs that summarize your day, a bullet journal’s primary base are bullet points. […]

Why We Do It Wednesday- Allison Duchesne

API employees work tirelessly in the U.S. and abroad to serve our participants and ensure they have the best international experience possible. At API, we all share stories of personal transformation by international experience- we remember our first days abroad, our first meals, and our first international flights. We have these stories of transformation in […]

Love Your Experience: A Conversation on Mental Health Abroad

This Mental Health Awareness Week, we’ve featured blog entries from two API alumni, who collaboratively produced content about a cause that is near to their hearts and their study abroad experiences.  Today, we chat with Julie Pleshe, API Global Leader and Cadiz, Spain alumna, and Jennifer Teeter, API Global Leader and Grenoble, France alumna, about […]

A Study Abroad Guide to Depression

API alumni came together to feature issues related to mental health awareness and study abroad.  Join us this week as we look at the many aspects of healthy adventure in a foreign culture. Follow your doctor’s orders. If you take medication, continue as directed by your doctor and be sure to have enough for the […]

5 Things to Remember When “It was so awesome!” Doesn’t Quite Describe Your Study Abroad Experience

(A follow-up post to “Live, Travel, Adventure…and Don’t Be Sorry.”)   API alumni came together to feature issues related to mental health awareness and study abroad.  Join us this week as we look at the many aspects of healthy adventure in a foreign culture. The robot apocalypse has not yet begun: Your emotions are unique […]

It Isn’t All Champagne and Strolls along the Seine: A Student’s Story on Coping with Depression Abroad

API alumni came together to feature issues related to mental health awareness and study abroad.  Join us this week as we look at the many aspects of healthy adventure in a foreign culture. I’ve always wanted to go to France. A friend sent me a postcard from Paris when I was twelve, and I stuck […]

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