A Different Kind of Transition: Advice From The Girl Who’s Already Abroad

The time is almost upon us.  Hundreds of students in the USA are preparing to leave the country for a semester abroad with API, with another study abroad program, or for an exchange program.  They’re experiencing a mix of emotions, ranging from excitement to nervousness and fear as they struggle to decide what to pack […]

Travel and the Value of Observation

Maddie Drake is a student at UMass Amherst and an official API Student Blogger. Maddie is studying abroad this fall with API in Grenoble, France. I’m writing this blog post on a train to Paris. I’m traveling alone and staying a night by myself in a youth hostel, and then I have the entire day tomorrow to […]

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