Ciao Firenze!

Ciao amici Americani (Hello American friends)! I have been in Florence for less than 3 days and I already have so much to share with you all already. Everything from my apartment, roommates, clubs, my school program, and attempting to speak in Italiano. I arrived safely in Frankfurt, Germany after an 11 hour flight from …

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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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Ahoj! Diary Pre-Departure vs. Post-Abroad, Prague

Pre-Departure: I feel like I’ve been telling everyone of my plans to leave the country for what feels like years. When they ask of my plans, or why I’m still on Christmas break, I feel like a broken record telling them I’m studying abroad in Prague at the University of Economics. Why yes ma’am I’m …

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Life in Wollongong, Australia 27/2/17

By Shannon McElroy Hello hello! Greetings from First Day of Uni! I am sitting at a little café on campus with my friend Molly before we attend our ~first~ class of study abroad. I’m feeling quite blissful, as it is comfortably overcast (perfect for reading a laptop screen outside) and I’ve just ordered an iced coffee, …

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