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Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2021

Feb 3, 2021 3:45:00 PM / by Cara Pizzorusso

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

This semester, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experience either from their host countries and at-home locations. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon the end of their semesters, 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

An Inside Look at CAPA's Virtual My Global City Events

Jan 14, 2021 10:08:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

CAPA's virtual version of My Global City events is an effort to bridge the gap for remote interns and online students to take part in cultural activities and connect with locals in our Global City locations. Take a closer look at what this experience entails and what you can look forward to!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

A CAPA Student's Guide to Spending a Day like a Local in Florence

Dec 30, 2020 9:19:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this blog post, CAPA alum Jessica Wolff takes us on a journey to Florence and maps out her suggestions for how to spend a full day exploring this Global City like a local!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, CAPA Ambassadors, Local Culture

A Visit to a Christmas Market in Florence

Dec 21, 2020 9:17:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Feeling festive? Let's take a virtual tour of a Christmas market in Florence, courtesy of CAPA alum Kristopher (Kip) Boryla, who studied abroad in fall 2017.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Holidays Abroad

How Studying Abroad has Benefitted me Personally and Professionally

Oct 29, 2020 9:33:00 AM / by Oriana Garcia

In this vlog, CAPA Florence Alum Oriana Garcia reflects on her semester abroad after a year and a half and shares how her experience has made an impact on her life, both personally and professionally.

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Posted in: CAPA Alumni, Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

Staying Productive & Engaged While Working & Studying at Home

Oct 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Though it's been an unpredictable year with disruptions and upheavals, it's also presented an opportunity to embrace new ways of doing things. Remote studying and working from home can be a new territory for many. We've put together a list of resources from books to podcasts to videos on how to take a breather and focus through self-care and other practical tips before engaging back into work and school.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Answering Your Questions: Do I Need to Speak Italian To Study in Florence?

Sep 25, 2020 9:41:00 AM / by Azalea Brown

Wondering if you need to know a country's native language before studying abroad there?  Check out this video from CAPA Florence Alum Azalea where she shares her take on what it was like to study and teach English abroad in Florence with a basic knowledge of Italian.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Language

Opportunities CAPA Provides for Cultural Immersion on Their Florence Program

Sep 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

Sara, a CAPA Florence alumna, shares some of the best ways you can make the most of your experience abroad in Italy. There are several options for you to meet and mix with locals, practice speaking Italian, and get well-versed with a new culture, so come check these opportunities out!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

On Skills and Relationships Gained Through My Remote CAPA Program

Sep 10, 2020 9:51:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Sarah completed her internship and classes (based in Florence and London) remotely this past semester. She notes what she achieved as an intern at a new Italian handcrafted luxury brand, including a meaningful partnership with NAACP for a Black Lives Matter campaign. Sarah also talks about how this experience challenged her to translate her global marketing coursework into tangible actions cross-culturally, as well as her deepened interest in her minor in Italian. Want to know what particularly shocked her about this first-time experience? Read on!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Internships Abroad, Online Study Abroad

10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in Florence

Sep 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Italy’s food, culture, history, art, and beautiful landscapes have long drawn students from across the globe to study abroad, and it comes as no surprise that GoOverseas has named the country one of the most popular study abroad destinations for Americans again in 2020. We have no doubt that CAPA Florence alumni would likely agree.

So, why study abroad in Florence? Let’s dive in…

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

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