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Reverse Culture Shock and How to Beat it with Positivity

Jan 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Carly Lewis

Reverse culture shock is real, and Carly Lewis shares how she's working through the process of adjusting back to life in the US and looking at reverse culture shock in a positive light. Check out Carly's video to get an idea of what you might be able to expect once you return home from studying abroad.

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

A Semester in Sydney - Expectations vs. Reality

Dec 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Minh Ta

Expectations vs. Reality - what's the scoop on life in Sydney? Minh tells all after spending an entire semester studying and interning abroad. Read on to see how you can prepare for your time in this diverse city and make the most out of it! 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

10 Expert Tips For Those Studying Abroad in London Next Term

Dec 21, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Fresh off the heels from studying abroad, Makenna reflects and details 10 lessons that have molded her experience. Let these tips be a stepping stone for you to have a fantastic semester in London!

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

What to Expect From your First 24 Hours in Buenos Aires

Dec 16, 2019 9:14:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

After arriving home from Buenos Aires, Ben reflects on his first 24 hours in Argentina. Check out his blog post for some helpful tips on getting settled in during the early days of your time abroad!

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

When Family Comes to Visit During a Semester In Dublin

Nov 28, 2019 9:14:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

Planning to have your family and friends visit while you're abroad? Dublin blogger Ellie shares some insight into how to balance classes, an internship, and spending time with your visitors. Check out her blog post to find out more about the sights she explored around Ireland during her visit with her family!

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

5 Things to Know if You Want to Study Abroad

Oct 27, 2019 9:28:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

Former CAPA Sydney student George shares 5 things to keep in mind before you go abroad—whether you’re still deciding to study abroad or if you're preparing to go on a CAPA program.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

5 Apps to Download Before You Study Abroad in Shanghai

Oct 15, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Tina Huang

In this vlog, Tina Huang provides advice on essential apps that will help you navigate Shanghai and communicate with your classmates, professors, and CAPA staff. Check out the video before you go abroad so you can be fully prepared for your time in Shanghai!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

How to Use Public Transportation in Sydney

Oct 9, 2019 10:44:45 AM / by Marlea Maltz

As a CAPA Sydney student, you'll be provided with a OPAL card pre-loaded for the whole semester. Your Opal Card is your ticket to access Sydney buses, trains, and ferries to bring you anywhere you want to explore in the city - from Circular Quay to Manly and Bondi Beaches. In this episode, Marlea shows you how to use and take the most advantage of public transit during your time in Sydney.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

What to Expect from Your Home Away from Home in Dublin

Oct 6, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

As you prepare to go abroad, you'll likely have a lot of questions such as: "What might my housing situation look like?" In this blog, Ellie provides an inside look at her Dublin apartment, from the roommate matching process to the included furnishings and kitchen appliances.

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

Apartment Tour & More - Everything About Student Living in Sydney

Sep 26, 2019 5:22:30 PM / by Marlea Maltz

Get an idea of what your day-to-day life could look like while studying abroad down unda'! Our IG TV vlogger Marlea shows an example of what your Sydney housing* might look like and walks us around her neighborhood discussing things like her commute, public transit, and more!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

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