API study abroad update on Costa Rica earthquake

Earlier this afternoon a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck near San José, Costa Rica. API on-site staff has confirmed that API students are safe and accounted for. There are no reports of significant damages or injuries at this time.  Likewise, API host institutions and API on-site centers are structurally intact in all locations, and the programs […]

Costa Rica summer deadlines extended!

Great news for those of you still on spring break! Aspire by API has extended our summer application deadlines for the Costa Rica programs until April 1. To learn about these great options, visit the following links below: Costa Rican Nature and Adventure Travel Tour Spanish Language and Costa Rican Cultural Immersion Program Don’t miss […]

Gallo Pinto: A ‘gringa’s’ attempt at making a Costa Rican traditional dish

By Riley Ellis, API San Joaquín de Flores Peer Mentor Riley is a junior at Colorado State University and studied with API during the spring 2010 term in the Spanish Language and Latin American Studies Program at the Instituto San Joaquín de Flores, Costa Rica. Riley also serves as a peer advisor in the study […]

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