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4 Realizations from 4 Months of Studying Abroad in Dublin

Jun 23, 2019 12:24:00 PM / by Emma Aulenback

Emma shares a chance encounter on a bus ride that helped her realize how the last four months have taught her more than she anticipated about life, culture, meaningful interactions, and being bold with kindness. She talks about letting go of the rush and routine she was accustomed to back in the US, getting to know people with different opinions, and how she formed an open-minded view to living like a European.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

24 Photos from My First 24 Hours in Dublin

Jun 16, 2019 10:43:00 AM / by Clare Mullin

What's it like to explore a new city for the summer? Clare takes her camera out to document her first 24 hours around Dublin. There's nothing like taking in a new environment with fresh eyes, so take a look at this photo tour!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Lessons From My First Two Weeks Studying Abroad in Dublin

Jun 10, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

For anyone nervous about studying abroad, Katie's advice is "do NOT be." In this week's post, she shares how she's been loving every minute of her time abroad and why this is an exciting experience for her. Katie also lists some tips that will do you some good from how not to overpack and what essentials you need to bring (like clothing layers).

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Stories of Our Own: Memories Made with CAPA Dublin in Spring 2019

May 31, 2019 10:23:00 AM / by Emma Aulenback

In this week’s post, a group CAPA Dublin students each reflect on their favorite memories and transformative moments during their Spring 2019 semester abroad in Dublin.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study 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

Meet Clare Mullin: Official CAPA Dublin Photo Blogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:28:00 AM / by Clare Mullin

Meet Clare Mullin, an official CAPA photo blogger in Dublin, Ireland for Summer 2019:

University: University of Utah
Major: International Studies and Communications
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

Meet Katherine Berlin: Official CAPA Dublin Blogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:05:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

Meet Katherine Berlin, an official CAPA blogger in Dublin for Summer 2019:

University: University of Florida
Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

Embracing Common Humanity In One of Dublin's Local Cafes

May 16, 2019 11:29:00 AM / by Emma Aulenback

In this week's post, Emma chats with the co-owner of Bibi's, a beloved cafe in Dublin, and finds out the story behind this family business and what drives their craft. She also describes the sights, sounds, and atmosphere of this local spot and tells us why this is her favorite spot (and why it feels like "home").

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, International Education

Q & A: Studying Abroad as a Person of Color and First-Generation Student

May 6, 2019 10:19:00 AM / by Emma Aulenback

In this week’s blog, Emma interviews her friend Erika, a sophomore from Arizona State University studying abroad with CAPA in Dublin this spring! In her interview she touches on the realities of being a first-generation college student and how her cultural identity has impacted college life both at her home institution and on her study abroad program.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Diversity Abroad

Open Up to Dublin Eats (Your Mouth, Not Your Wallet)

Apr 14, 2019 3:00:00 PM / by Emma Aulenback

No visit to any global city would be complete without getting a taste of the local food scene! In this week's post, Emma focuses on recreating signature dishes from some of Dublin's restaurants without burning a hole in your pocket. She also tells us how affordable fresh produce is in Dublin and where to find them!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Food Abroad

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