I Know What I Will Do Tomorrow

All is quiet now. I am sitting at home in rural Wisconsin, surrounded by pictures and memorabilia from my time in Ireland. The window is open and I can hear the gentle rush of the wind. If I close my eyes, I can almost see the hills of Connemara and taste the sea air of […]

Perfect Ten

What is on your bucket list? Is it swimming the English Channel, skydiving over Victoria Falls, or seeing the Taj Mahal? Climbing Mount Everest, riding a camel, or kissing the Blarney Stone? Many people come up with a list of tasks they want to accomplish before they die. Although I don’t have a bucket list […]

Connemara Dreaming

I’ve only been in Ireland for a few days, and I’ve already experienced the Cliffs of Moher and Connemara. The Cliffs of Moher were breathtaking, amazing, beautiful and everything I dreamed they would be. Today I went to Connemara, and I experienced something quite rare. I’m still trying to find words to describe it. As I […]

You Say Goodbye, I say Dia Duit

They say that in ten years, you will look back and thank yourself for what you are about to experience. You will undoubtedly remember the time you spent abroad as some of the best days of your life. I think we’ve all heard this, and there’s no question that it’s an encouraging thought. Personal improvement […]

The Final Weeks

Jesse discusses the bittersweet feelings that arise as his time abroad comes to a close.

More summer and fall study abroad deadlines extended

API is pleased to extend the application deadlines for even more of our summer and fall study abroad programs. The following summer and fall programs with application deadlines of April 1 have been extended to April 15: Barcelona, Spain – Summer Language and Culture Program – University of Barcelona Bilbao, Spain – Summer Business, International […]

Summer 2012 API Photo Contest Honorable Mentions

The API Summer 2012 Photo Contest has concluded. After much difficult deliberation (and comments on the Flickr photoset), the API staff selected the following for honorable mention recognition from among a pool of very talented photographers. The students are listed here in no particular order. “Sahara Sunrise” – Daison Batangan (Kansas State University) – studied abroad with […]

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