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What Studying Art in Florence Taught Me About Body Positivity

Jun 17, 2019 11:58:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

In this week's post, Brielle explores the relationship between art, body positivity, and studying abroad. She recalls the moment she had to adjust her wellness habits by tracking her stats less and change her mindset. After all in the big picture, seeing the beauty of art for what it is makes it special—just like the human body.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, dublin-vlog

Why You Should Study Abroad Somewhere You Don't Speak the Language

May 28, 2019 10:50:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

There's no better place to learn a new language than its home country. Brielle took on the challenge of learning Italian while studying abroad in Florence and shares four ways to overcome barriers and explore a new language. You may leave home knowing only how to say "ciao" or "grazie", but you'll come back from your study abroad knowing more!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Language

4 Takeaways from My Time Studying and Interning in Florence

May 10, 2019 12:03:00 PM / by Daniel Arnabar

In his last blog entry on studying abroad, Daniel reflects on his time in Florence and captures the 4 important lessons he absorbed along the way from living, studying, interning, and enjoying life in a new country and culture. While this may be a goodbye, he is grateful for all that he has experienced in this enchanting city and counts this as one of the best decisions he's made.

We want to thank Daniel for documenting his study abroad and internship experience in Florence over the semester. We'll miss hearing about your time abroad! Cheers to your next step!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Signing Off From a Semester in Florence: Reflections, Tips, and More!

May 7, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by Oriana Garcia

In her last vlog of the semester, having returned home, Oriana Garcia reflects on her experience and shares some unseen clips from her semester - including clips of many pieces of advice from her classmates this semester!

Many thanks to Oriana for sharing her journey with us this spring. We'll miss watching your videos but we can't wait to see what you do next! Best of luck!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

How Study Abroad Takes You Out of Your Comfort Zone (and Why That's Great)

May 4, 2019 9:56:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

In her final episode of the semester, Brielle reflects on her experience abroad with CAPA Florence and shares some of her takeaways. Tip: you'll want to watch this one with sound on.

Many thanks to Brielle (@briellesajfor sharing her semester with us in so many awesome vlogs! You'll be missed dearly!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Exploring Siena and San Gimignano with CAPA

Apr 28, 2019 10:03:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

In this week's post, Daniel talks about going on an excursion to the Tuscan countryside and exploring the cities of Siena and San Gimignano. As he learns more about each city, he shares the little details that make these historic locations significant and captures photos of these sights.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

3 Quick Trips to Get Back to Nature When Studying in Florence

Apr 25, 2019 10:46:00 AM / by Oriana Garcia

In this vlog Oriana Garcia shares 3 quick trips you can take when studying abroad in Florence to different areas of the city and to other neighboring regions of Italy. All three locations give you a chance to get out of the city and get back to nature, so make sure to watch for some trip inspo:

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

12 Hours in the Life of a Student Abroad in Florence

Apr 18, 2019 9:47:19 AM / by Brielle Saggese

One of the best ways to fully understand another way of life is to live it. The nuances of daily life in another country can teach you more about yourself and another culture than any exotic vacation. For her last IGTV vlog in Italy (don't worry - she's got a reflection piece coming), Brielle shares what a day in her life with #CAPAFlorence looks like!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

Responding to Questions You Might Have About Studying in Florence

Apr 8, 2019 11:52:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

In this week's post, Daniel goes through 7 questions that may come up when you consider studying abroad. From finding the right time in your college career to make that leap to integrating yourself within a global city and its local culture, he shares his strategies, experiences, concerns, and successes.

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

Spilling the Tea on Making Friends, Traveling, and Budgeting During Study Abroad

Apr 6, 2019 10:34:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

This week Brielle spills alllll the tea on a few things she wished someone told her before SHE studied abroad. As she reflects on some of the challenges she's faced so far during her year abroad, Brielle shares tips on topics such as social life, travel planning, and budgeting.  

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

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