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A Guide to Money for Those Studying Abroad in Buenos Aires

Dec 29, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Shivani Pandya

Shivani talks about all things money in this week's post. She shares what you need to consider and be prepared for, such as currency exchange, credit card transaction fees, drawing out cash overseas and convenience charges, and more. Ensure a smooth time studying abroad in Buenos Aires by reading these tips!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Scholarships & Financing

7 Things I Learned During Summer Internship in London

Dec 27, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

From honing in on a communication style to adapting the way you learn on the job, CAPA alumnus Jackie Chmiel shares what she picked up after interning in London. Is an internship on your radar? Don't be afraid to jump at the opportunity!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Internships Abroad

A Semester in Sydney - Expectations vs. Reality

Dec 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Minh Ta

Expectations vs. Reality - what's the scoop on life in Sydney? Minh tells all after spending an entire semester studying and interning abroad. Read on to see how you can prepare for your time in this diverse city and make the most out of it! 

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

10 Expert Tips For Those Studying Abroad in London Next Term

Dec 21, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Fresh off the heels from studying abroad, Makenna reflects and details 10 lessons that have molded her experience. Let these tips be a stepping stone for you to have a fantastic semester in London!

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

5 Reasons Why I'm Glad I Spent a Fall Semester in Florence

Dec 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

Sarah muses on her experience in Florence and shares why the fall season might have just been the best time to study abroad. Check out to see what she saw and experienced at both the beginning and end of her semester!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Experiencing the World's Tallest Slide in London

Dec 19, 2019 10:50:00 AM / by Carly Lewis

Ready, set...SLIDE! Carly Lewis and her friends make their way down the world's tallest slide in this week's vlog! Find out why this activity comes highly recommended and what you should know before checking it out. What an unusual and fun way to experience London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

What to Do When Friends or Family Visit You in Sydney

Dec 18, 2019 2:25:51 PM / by Marlea Maltz

Planning on having friends or family make the trip to Sydney to visit you during your semester abroad? In this week's episode, Marlea shares her tips for what to do when you have visitors in Sydney, from taking them to some tourist classics to helping them explore the side of Sydney that locals love. Check it out and get inspired!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

A CAPA Student's Guide to the Best Food, Markets, Activities, and Views in Florence

Dec 17, 2019 9:08:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

As Sarah's semester in Florence comes to a close, she rounds up a list of her favorite places in the city-- from pizzerias to local markets. If you're heading to Florence, you won't want to miss Sarah's inside tips in this blog!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

What to Expect From your First 24 Hours in Buenos Aires

Dec 16, 2019 9:14:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

After arriving home from Buenos Aires, Ben reflects on his first 24 hours in Argentina. Check out his blog post for some helpful tips on getting settled in during the early days of your time abroad!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

What I Learned from the Not-So-Glamorous Side of Study Abroad

Dec 15, 2019 9:24:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

In this week's blog from Dublin blogger Ellie, she discusses some of the topics that do not come up as much in conversations about studying abroad, including culture shock and other frustrations. These experiences can be great opportunities for learning and growth, even if they do not always seem that way in the moment.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad