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Finding My Home Away From Home in London

Dec 6, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Andrea Arias

Andrea takes stock of her semester abroad and writes about culture shock and the reverse of it, as well as how studying abroad challenged her to take on the best of everyday life in London.

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Local Culture

Five Essential Apps for Studying Abroad in Europe

Nov 11, 2021 10:08:00 AM / by Julia-Luce Mouketo

100% tried and tested — these are the apps that'll come in handy when you study abroad. Julia shares her recommendations and tips on how to get the most out of these apps — from events to travel — in Europe.

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Experiencing Homesickness While Studying Abroad as an International Student

Oct 28, 2021 11:11:00 AM / by Julia-Luce Mouketo

Having lived in the Republic of Congo and the United States to now studying abroad in London, Julia writes about the idea of home and how to stay connected to where you're from and where you're at now. She shares 3 tips to help with homesickness.

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Study Abroad in London: How to Pack for Your Semester

Oct 6, 2021 9:45:00 AM / by Chi Vu

Packing does not have to be a nightmare anymore! Our London blogger/vlogger Chi Vu shares what sort of essentials you should pack for your study abroad. She also gives a quick primer on handling cash, credit cards, grocery shopping, and more once you land in London town.

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

4 Essential Items to Pack When You Study Abroad

Sep 30, 2021 10:15:00 AM / by Julia-Luce Mouketo

When you study abroad, it can be just a *little* hard not to pack everything...especially things that remind you of home! As Julia gears up for a semester abroad in London, she shares 4 essential things that have come in handy for her.

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Alumni Preparation Tips for Studying Abroad in Florence

Aug 30, 2021 11:54:02 AM / by Azalea Brown

Planning to study abroad in Florence? Check out this video from CAPA Florence alum Azalea, where she shares a few tips she wishes she had known before her semester abroad. She covers packing, banking, planning weekend trips, and more!

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

Preparing to Study Abroad in Florence this Summer

Jun 29, 2021 9:19:00 AM / by Maddie Anderson

In her debut post, CAPA blogger Maddie Anderson introduces herself and shares her first impressions of Florence, where she'll be studying abroad for the summer. Check out her blog for some helpful advice on pre-departure, packing, and setting expectations!

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

Tips for Preparing to Study Abroad

Feb 18, 2021 10:45:00 AM / by Michaela Clarke

In her first post for the CAPA World blog, remote Dublin intern Michaela Clarke shares a list of 10 tips on how to stay on top of study abroad logistics such as visas, scholarships and funding, cultural customs, and more - including tying up loose ends before you leave!

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

Preparing to Study Abroad During a Pandemic

Feb 17, 2021 10:02:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

Our spring 2021 CAPA blogger Andy McKenzie believes that his study abroad semester in Barcelona will be an experience of a lifetime! Check out how this University of Minnesota student will be preparing for this once-in-a-lifetime journey with a positive attitude, open mind, and realistic expectations.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Barcelona, Spain

How I Made the Decision to Pursue a Remote Global Internship

Feb 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

See how Savanna Nolau prepped for a whirlwind of a semester in her first post on the blog. This Suffolk University student will be remotely interning in London while based in sunny Los Angeles. She walks us through her pros and con(s) list on taking this leap and preparing for a new start.

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

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