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5 Delicious & Interesting Markets to Visit When Studying in London

Nov 23, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

The city of London has a variety of unique markets all across its many boroughs. While living in London I was fortunate enough to visit five different markets that are musts if you’re traveling to London and want to find a unique souvenir or a delicious international taste.

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Posted in: London, England, Food Abroad

8 Things I Miss Most About Studying Abroad in Florence

Nov 14, 2019 10:35:50 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

From hanging out at Piazzale Michelangelo to taking a Food and Culture course, CAPA alumnus Erin Confortini shares a roundup of 8 things she's got on her mind—all thanks to a great semester in Florence. 

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

8 Tours You Can Go on When You Study Abroad in London with CAPA

Nov 7, 2019 11:16:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

Get up close and personal with London through these tours! CAPA alumnus Melody Marshall shares the 8 places she checked out and the best thing about each of them.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

5 Things to Know if You Want to Study Abroad

Oct 27, 2019 9:28:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

Former CAPA Sydney student George shares 5 things to keep in mind before you go abroad—whether you’re still deciding to study abroad or if you're preparing to go on a CAPA program.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Meet the Fall 2019 CAPA Ambassadors

Oct 4, 2019 12:15:00 PM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

After returning from their own international programs, CAPA ambassadors take part in a semester-long leadership role to share their study abroad knowledge with other students on their home campus. These alumni play an important role in building support for study abroad among the general student population while also engaging with students considering a CAPA program in the near future! Meet several of the current Fall 2019 ambassadors and follow their stories on the CAPA World blog, linked below.

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Posted in: CAPA Alumni

From Start to Finish: a Semester Internship in Dublin with Olytico

Aug 24, 2019 10:44:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

CAPA alumnus Taylor O'Neil shares the top 5 highlights of her internship from start to finish and everything in between. She takes us through the steps she took to make this one of the best experiences during her time abroad. All the preparation beforehand was worth it! Take a look at Taylor's story and see how she benefited from interning with Olytico in Dublin.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

4 Reasons Why I Recommend CAPA Dublin

May 23, 2019 10:38:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, Grace talks about her favorite aspects of the CAPA Dublin program, along with the city of Dublin as a whole, and why you should consider CAPA Dublin during your study abroad program search.

Sometimes one of the most difficult aspects of studying abroad is first finding the right program. Although every individual considers different factors and preferences when deciding which program would them best, here’s a few CAPA Dublin benefits that might help you declare Dublin as your destination!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Flashbacks from an Unforgettable Summer Abroad in London

May 10, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Alexandra Zurbrick flashes back to London during a rainy day at her home campus in Oswego, NY. She reminisces about the magic of unpredictable weather, the simultaneous noise and quiet of the city of London, and uses her senses to show that a study abroad experience is one that will never truly leave you. 

I’m sitting outside waiting for a bus back to my house in Oswego, New York. I can only hear the  buzzing of the outdoor lights that are already shining at 4:30pm. I’m bundled up in my fuzzy  scarf, but I know my nose is turning a dull red. Students quietly p ass lugging their backpacks  with them. Campus is quiet, I am quiet. The cloudy sky makes me smirk.

At the touch of a raindrop,  I know where I would rather be.

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

A Student's Guide to the Best of Studying Abroad Sydney

May 3, 2019 8:26:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Alexandra Crowe shares her tips of things to do and places to go based on her own Study Abroad Bucket List for Sydney. She also shares some highlights from her weekend travels - so read along and get excited for a summer or semester studying in Sydney, Australia!

During the Spring 2018 semester, I had the incredible opportunity to study abroad in Sydney, Australia with CAPA. This experience was life changing for me and I am so blessed to have had the opportunity to go. Now, I’m sure you have all read and heard all about how study abroad was life-changing and incredible and that everyone recommends it but I know some of you are also probably on the fence about it. I’m going to tell you about the weekend trips I had the opportunity to take while studying abroad. These trips were incredible because they offered me the opportunity to not only explore Sydney and it’s surrounding towns but also other parts of Australia.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, CAPA Ambassadors, Day Trip

One Year Later: An Honest Reflection of a Semester in Buenos Aires

Apr 4, 2019 10:34:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Claire Shrader reflects on her semester abroad in Buenos Aires now that it's been almost a full year since her return.

A year has passed since I arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It seems like I was just there, and yet simultaneously as if it’s been ten years since someone said to me, “Che, querés un mate?” (Dude, want some mate?)

Ever since I was a sophomore in high school, I dreamed of studying abroad in the Buenos Aires I had fallen in love with on two short term trips. I wanted to see if it still felt like home after four months.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad


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