Adventures in Amsterdam

This weekend marks one month since I got here…yeah I’m pretty much a full blown Londoner now, no big deal. JK, I’m still a total tourist, but to be fair, London has so much to offer and is SO big that I think it would take about a lifetime and a half to really know …

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Wollongong – Australia

Obviously, my last post about Australia had to be about where it all started and ended, in the city of Wollongong. This cute seaside city located south of Sydney was my home for four and a half months. It was here where I spent most of my time studying at Uni, sun bathing on the beach …

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Staff Spotlight: Natalya Bagdady

Q: Which study abroad program did you go on? Sciences Po Bordeaux, exchange student for the academic year.    Q: What other cities/countries did you travel to during your time abroad? Which was your favorite? During my time abroad I traveled to Portugal, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Spain, and all throughout France. My favorite was Porto, Portugal …

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Adjusting to Life Back in Boulder

By Bri Dascher So, you're finally home after a semester (or year, or summer) abroad. You put on your best pair of bravery pants, you hopped on an international flight bound for adventure, and you learned more about yourself and the world than you ever thought possible. And now, after weeks to months spent exploring …

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A Florence CAPA Alumna Interview: Maddy Choate

CAPA WORLD: Tell us a bit about yourself. MADDY CHOATE: My name is Maddy Choate and I am a senior majoring in Sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder. In the Spring of 2017, I studied abroad with CAPA in Florence, Italy! I was born and raised in San Jose, California and can usually be found …

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CU Boulder remains a strong draw for study abroad, international students

CU Boulder remains in seventh place nationally among peer institutions sending students abroad for a full semester and continues to be a beacon for international students seeking academic opportunities in the United States, according to data released today by the Institute of International Education’s 2017 Open Doors Report. CU Boulder continues to rank No. 1 in …

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Beginner Jitters in Sevilla, Spain

  After arriving from a 26-hour journey, I was greeted with a great big smile and, “Buenos Dias, Mi Amigo,” from Fran our program manager for CIEE. Immediately, I felt welcomed as all the participants and I rode the bus to our homestay. While on the bus ride, I met another student, Casey, who would …

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Home-stays Abroad: Expectation vs. Reality

So, your application is completed, your bags are packed and you've researched enough of the culture of the place your going that you feel as though you've already lived there. The only area of preparation that's still not quite confident in your mind is your home-stay. When I first discovered I would be living with …

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