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5 Reasons to Study Abroad in the Spring

Sep 16, 2021 9:17:00 AM / by Guest Posts

In this guest blog post, CAPA Ambassador Julia Marcoullier shares five reasons why the spring semester is a great time to study abroad. Plus, she shares some tips to help you as you prepare to go abroad. Check it out!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2021

Sep 14, 2021 9:25:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for fall 2021!

Each student will receive a grant accompanied by an explorer fund while they are abroad to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon their return home, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host country, explore and discover the real city beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics, and complete internships.

So, who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Top 7 Things to Do While Studying Abroad in London

Sep 9, 2021 9:18:00 AM / by Courtney Risner

In Courtney's latest blog post from London, she shares a comprehensive guide to some of the coolest spots in and around the city, from a unique cinema experience to an Instragammable ball pit for adults to day trips around England. You won't want to miss it!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

What I Gained from my CAPA London Summer Program

Sep 7, 2021 9:12:00 AM / by Mimi Kuroiwa

In her final video, Mimi shares some highlights of her time studying and interning abroad in London this summer, all well as a major challenge she faced. She talks about her classes, her internship, and how CAPA staff helped her out when she faced a sudden health issue while abroad. Watch the video to find out Mimi's thoughts on CAPA and London!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad, Why Study Abroad

Tips for Adjusting to London Living

Sep 1, 2021 9:20:00 AM / by Alexis Thomas

In this post, CAPA London blogger Alexis shares some of the differences she's noticed between the US and the UK, as well as some tips for adjusting to life in London. Check it out!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Alumni Preparation Tips for Studying Abroad in Florence

Aug 30, 2021 11:54:02 AM / by Azalea Brown

Planning to study abroad in Florence? Check out this video from CAPA Florence alum Azalea, where she shares a few tips she wishes she had known before her semester abroad. She covers packing, banking, planning weekend trips, and more!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Meet Natalie Leclair: Official CAPA London Vlogger Fall 2021

Aug 27, 2021 2:48:00 PM / by Natalie Leclair

Meet Natalie Leclair, an official CAPA IGTV vlogger in London, England for Fall 2021:

University: Rider University
Major: Musical Theatre & Arts Management
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: To be confirmed

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I’m looking forward to travelling and experiencing a new culture after such a long hiatus of staying home and having a comfortable routine. I am excited to completely immerse myself into the life of a Londoner and to find the daily British rituals that differ from my own.

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Julia Mouketo: Official CAPA London Blogger Fall 2021

Aug 27, 2021 2:40:00 PM / by Julia-Luce Mouketo

Meet Julia Mouketo, an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Fall 2021:

University: Hollins University
Major: Communication Studies
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: Made in Shoreditch Magazine

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited about experiencing London life and getting to drink amazing tea!

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Chi Vu: Official CAPA London Blogger/Vlogger Fall 2021

Aug 27, 2021 2:33:00 PM / by Chi Vu

Meet Chi Vu, an official CAPA blogger/vlogger in London, England for Fall 2021:

University: Augustana College - Illinois
Major: Business Administration (Marketing) and Communication Studies
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: Bulbshare

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I’m so thrilled to discover London and to visit the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Museum of Brands, University of London, etc. as a part of my classes! I’m also looking forward to learning more about global business and marketing!

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Andrea Arias: Official CAPA London Blogger Fall 2021

Aug 27, 2021 2:17:00 PM / by Andrea Arias

Meet Andrea (Andy) Arias, an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Fall 2021:

University: James Madison University
Major: Theatre Concentrations: Theatre education and performance
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: Synergy

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited for my internship. I will have the opportunity to work on projects hands-on and take on roles which will allow me to be a part of a larger theatre-related creation, accomplished by prisoners, ex-prisoners, and others who are a part of the criminal justice system.

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Posted in: London, England

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