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How I Manage My Time While Studying, Interning, and Vlogging in London

Jul 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Camille Campbell

In this vlog, Camille discusses the realities of her schedule while completing a summer study abroad and internship program in London. She discusses how she balances her vlogging responsibilities on top of her academics, and how it's not as daunting as it may seem! Watch to get an idea of what your schedule could look like on a CAPA London program!

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

First Impressions of London from a U.S. Student Abroad

Jun 12, 2019 11:30:22 AM / by Clare Wiegel

In her first vlog of the summer, Samford University student Clare shares her first impressions of London and her recommendations for places to check out during your first week there. Watch this episode to mentally prepare for the hustle and bustle of London and get inspired by some of the beautiful sights you're about to see! 

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

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

It Takes a Village: How I Prepared for My Summer Abroad

Jun 2, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

For Ben, studying abroad was a concentrated effort that took a lot of planning. In his first post from Buenos Aires, he shares how he prepared for this experience with the help of people from his college and CAPA's advisors. And not forgetting the fun part of it all—he also talks about looking at recommendations and mapping out what to do and where to go in the city!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

5 Things I Wish I knew BEFORE I Studied Abroad

May 15, 2019 12:49:30 PM / by Kendall Hoyt

In her final vlog of the semester, Kendall looks back at her pre-study abroad self and shares advice on what she wishes she had known before she studied abroad. From the biggest packing faux pas to setting expections and having the right mind set - this is advice anyone about to study abroad should hear!

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

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

How to Handle the Side of Study Abroad You Don’t See on Instagram

Apr 3, 2019 11:18:00 AM / by Emma Aulenback

You probably already know this: there's more to the study abroad life than what's posted on Instagram. After being in Dublin for a few months now, Emma talks about the experiences that make up the entire scope of studying, living, and traveling abroad. She also shares three important tips on how to go with the flow of each global city and embrace the good, the bad, and...the ordinary!

Lying in the soft grass in a garden in Paris, basking in the scent of a fresh, gooey cheese picnic; the sight of a million shooting stars pinballing within the incredible structure that is the Eiffel Tower; and the sound of a crowd silenced by wonder (accompanied by the crackling crunch of crusty baguettes) defined the euphoria of my spring break travels.

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

10 Tips for Sustainable Living While Studying Abroad in London

Mar 31, 2019 10:19:00 AM / by Sarah Mai

In this week's post, Sarah talks about how she cultivated good habits for a sustainable lifestyle in a global city—on a student budget. London is a green city and offers a lot of options for mindful consumption, waste reduction, and cost-effective travel. Go through the pros and cons of this list and see how you can incorporate some of these tips abroad!

(Original illustrations by Sarah Mai)

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

CAPA Living In London: On Student Accommodations & More

Mar 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Sarah Mai

In this week's post, Sarah gives a rundown on what to expect at your student accommodation in London and what to bring and buy when you arrive. She also dives deeper into the nitty-gritty and shares her firsthand living experience, what you can do within the proximity of your apartment, kitchen etiquette, and specific suggestions on how to make this your home away from home. Don't miss out on Sarah's tips and tricks in this post!

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

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