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How To Use the Bus System in Florence, Italy

Jan 27, 2023 2:00:00 PM / by Lynn Dang

Lynn Dang shares a 3-step guide on how to navigate and use the bus and public transportation system in Florence. This is a handy primer before studying abroad and visiting the Italian city!

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

How To Deal with Confusing Feelings: Homesickness and Culture Shock

Dec 10, 2022 3:30:00 PM / by Lynn Dang

It's completely normal to have a wave of differing emotions when you move and live abroad for a period of time. Whether they're ups or downs, you might run into feelings that can be confusing. Lynn Dang shares 4 tips to deal with homesickness and culture shock when you're abroad.

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

A Student's Guide to the CAPA London Center

Nov 9, 2022 12:45:00 PM / by Amarah McDougal

See the CAPA London Center from a student's point-of-view! This is where you'll be spending time in classes, doing group projects, studying, and more.

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

5 Tips To Help You Adjust To Studying Abroad in Barcelona

Nov 2, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Solomon Herring

Are you hoping to have a seamless adjustment to your study abroad program? Solomon has put together 5 ways to prepare ahead and take action for a smooth transition as you immerse yourself during your semester abroad in Spain.

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

Things I'm Glad I Packed to Study Abroad

Oct 21, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Rachel Shaw

With a few weeks under her belt in Sydney, Rachel Shaw is in the best position to share how the things she packed have come in handy. She also lists the things she wish she brought with her abroad from the US. Get into this and check out her tips!

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

What to Expect When Expecting Firenze

Oct 12, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by William Lammons

William Lammons from University of Colorado Boulder talks about navigating his expectations of studying abroad in Florence and how to roll with the punches. He shares several things you should prepare for and how to complete them pre-departure and in-country.

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

Flying Across the World for a Semester in Australia

Oct 7, 2022 1:30:00 PM / by Eliza Drohan

All your thoughts and questions about preparing to study abroad in Australia are answered. Eliza Drohan, a University of Pittsburgh student, takes into account things you have to be ready for, such as navigating flight details and airports, packing adequately for a semester, and handling a long journey across the world. Read up and stay one step ahead!

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

One Thing You HAVE To Know About Sydney

Sep 15, 2022 5:30:00 PM / by Danielle Manning

What's the best way to see Sydney? How do you prepare for it? Take it from Danielle Manning, a CAPA summer student, all the time and energy you put into Sydney will be worth it.

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

Getting a Hang of Barcelona in My First Week Abroad

Jul 22, 2022 4:30:00 PM / by Mia Forouhari

Mia Forouhari details her first impressions of Barcelona from the moment she lands in the airport and through her entire week. She shares a great starting point to exploring the city, as well as how to prepare for all your new classes after arriving abroad.

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

3 Ways To Deal with Reverse Culture Shock After Studying Abroad

Jun 27, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Van Le

Just like studying abroad, returning home after the experience requires an adjustment too. In her last post for the CAPA World blog, Van Le leaves us with words of wisdom and 3 tips on how to deal with reverse culture shock.

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

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