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Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2020

Jan 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Spring 2020!

Each of them 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 to The States, 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, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

What to Expect at the CAPA Center of Universidad Austral

Jan 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Once you get to Buenos Aires, the CAPA Center at Universidad Austral will become your home away from home. Let CAPA alum Ben Gunduz pass on some knowledge on how you can plan your time for classes, internship, breaks, and commutes each day! 

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Posted in: International Education, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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

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

Meet Sky Dedrick: Official CAPA Buenos Aires Blogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 12:30:00 PM / by Sky Dedrick

Meet Sky Dedrick (she/her), an official CAPA blogger in Buenos Aires, Argentina for Spring 2020:

University: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Major: Operations and Information Management and Spanish
Study Abroad Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am really excited to explore the city of Buenos Aires and travel around South America, if I can. I have a friend who studied abroad in Buenos Aires for a full year, and after hearing her stories and adventures, I can’t wait to see what there is to discover both in and out of the city.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina

CAPA Launches the CAPA Pals Program For a Second Semester

Dec 10, 2019 9:22:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We are excited to announce that the Spring 2020 CAPA Pals program has launched! Find out more about how students who sign up integrate into the CAPA community and develop a support network before they arrive in country. 

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

How My Internship in Buenos Aires Helped Me Find a Job

Nov 24, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Completing an international internship looks fantastic on a resume, but it's so much more than that. Check out Ben’s blog to see how his internship experience in Buenos Aires helped him improve upon valuable soft skills, including cross-cultural understanding and teamwork -- which led to him landing a competitive co-op job next semester.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Internships Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2019

Aug 22, 2019 10:27:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Fall 2019!

Each of them 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 to The States, 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, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

What I Gained from 40 Days as a Local in Buenos Aires

Aug 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Ben may be back in the US after studying and interning in Buenos Aires, but the changes he's experienced in his 40 days abroad are still fresh on his mind. He tells us the common questions he's asked, how improving his Spanish skills led to a summer job, and the amount of growth he's shown as a business student and a professional. Before Ben signs off as a CAPA blogger, he leaves 5 takeaways to take note of.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

3 Things I've Learned From My Summer Abroad in Buenos Aires

Jul 26, 2019 10:58:00 AM / by Sarah Williamson

In her final post for us, Sarah shares 3 takeaways from her Argentinian summer. She recaps her progression from her first week until now and how she was able to explore Buenos Aires—even with a packed schedule. Sarah also leaves us with some advice for those once-in-a-lifetime experiences: just go ahead and DO IT.

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Posted in: International Education, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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