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8 Tips to Make Your Remote Learning Abroad Experience a Positive One

Mar 30, 2020 9:07:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Even though our spring 2020 students have all returned home, their global education experience is not over. We've rounded up a list of tips to help students have an engaging global learning experience at home, including ways to travel virtually.

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

CAPA's 10 Tips for Working & Learning Remotely

Mar 23, 2020 2:28:01 PM / by Jessie Gibson

As countries, organizations, small & large businesses, schools, and universities around the globe have begun implementing social distancing policies to combat the spread of COVID-19, many of us are experiencing working from home for the first time, often in closer quarters than ideal. As CAPA instituted a work-from-home policy starting on Monday, March 19 and as our students make the transition to completing their academic programs remotely, our US team rounded up these 10 helpful tips for working or learning from home.  

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

10 Ways to Overcome Culture Shock/Language Barriers in Florence, Italy & My Personal Experiences With It

Feb 25, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

Culture shock and language barriers can be frustrating, yet motivating experiences. Sara blogs from Florence about the 4 stages of culture shock, understanding local etiquette, and how to adapt to changes. She also crafts out 10 tips to get you on track.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Language

I've Never Been Outside the U.S. And Now I'm in Florence

Feb 20, 2020 9:09:00 AM / by Matt McConnell

Indiana University student Matt McConnell is leaving the U.S. for the first time, and he's going to Florence! Come along with Matt as he shows us a preview of his first day in Italy, where he goes on a walking tour with other CAPA students.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

Comparing CAPA Programs - Studying Abroad in Sydney vs Florence

Feb 6, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

CAPA blogger Sara Shriber loved her summer study abroad experience with CAPA Sydney so much that she decided to study abroad again for a whole semester! Read more to find out Sara's thoughts on studying abroad in Sydney vs Florence.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

How to Use Public Transit in and Around Florence

Feb 5, 2020 9:01:00 AM / by Azalea Brown

CAPA Alumn Azalea is here with everything you need to know about public transit in Florence. From where to buy tickets and the options available, to what to do when you get lost, and how to avoid getting fined for not validating your ticket - she's got a lot of important info to share, so check it out!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Why Studying Abroad is Easier Than You Think

Jan 29, 2020 5:06:33 PM / by Azalea Brown

CAPA Florence Alumn Azalea talks about how she initially didn't think she could study abroad noting concerns about the cost and how it would work with her schedule. Good news was a professor at her college came along to bust some myths, and she's now here to share those insights with you as a study abroad alumn! Learn more about how studying abroad can be possible for you too: 

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Scholarships & Financing

Where I am Living this Semester with CAPA Florence

Jan 28, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

CAPA blogger Sara Shriber has just arrived in Florence and she is thrilled to be living among Florentines for the semester! Check out her apartment and charming neighborhood!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

How My Time Abroad Shaped My Perspective

Jan 24, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

One month after returning from her fall semester in Florence, Sarah shares a final reflection on the lessons she's learned and the places she had a chance to explore. Check out her blog for her opinion of the overall study abroad experience and advice for prospective and future students.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

A U.S. Student's Guide to Cheap Eats in Florence

Jan 22, 2020 2:30:49 PM / by Azalea Brown

While one could argue that Tuscan Italian fare is all one should ever need to eat, there often comes a point while studying in Italy where you begin to feel homesick for foods like wings, nachos, and even sushi. Well don't worry, because CAPA Florence alumn Azalea has a guide to some awesome student budget-friendly deals at different restaurants around Florence to satisfy those cravings. Check it out!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad

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