Why I'm Glad I Traveled to Paris with CAPA London Students

Oct 17, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Makenna has the opportunity to go on an optional trip to Paris with other CAPA London students, where she breaks out of her comfort zone and bonds with the CAPA community in the culture-filled city she has always dreamed of visiting.

Read more about the highlights of the Paris excursion, from a visit to the Luxembourg gardens to a boat ride down the River Seine.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

In and Around My Home in Sydney this Semester

Sep 19, 2019 10:12:24 AM / by Minh Ta

In a city bursting at the seams with fun activities and awe-inspiring views, Minh is sharing how he's settling in his home for the semester in Sydney. Take a look at where he will be staying for the next 12 weeks and the amenities in the area!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

How I Made the Decision to Spend a Semester Abroad as a Student Athlete

Sep 9, 2019 11:25:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

To study abroad or not to study abroad? This was a question that Ellie, a gymnast at Ursinus College, mulled over for years. In her very first post of many for our blog this semester, she shares how she triumphed over her obstacles and eventually made the important decision regarding her future. Ellie's journey starts!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

The 5 Most Impactful Aspects of a Summer Abroad in Shanghai

Aug 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM / by Absa Samba

Absa shares the reality of her multicultural experience in Shanghai. From getting used to Chinese food to sharing what it's like to be a black person abroad, she tells us how she navigated her study abroad and internship in Shanghai and what it all means to her. As she steps out of China, read on about the 5 things that's made the most impact for Absa.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Why Study Abroad

From Tourist to Local: Recounting a Summer Living & Interning in Dublin

Aug 18, 2019 10:24:00 AM / by Clare Mullin

With 8 weeks in Dublin behind her, Clare takes her family around the city (and country) she called home this summer. She also looks back on her study abroad experience and internship at a water sports company and shares how it has influenced her outlook on a future career. Clare also reveals what she thinks the major advantage of studying abroad is and how she was able to learn more about the world.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Seeing the World, One Broke College Student Budget at a Time

Aug 11, 2019 10:09:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

Are you a travel buff with a tight budget? Katie is here to convince you that you can still have rewarding encounters abroad even on a budget. She shares how to take advantage of resources to help you plan a travel itinerary. Several thousands of years of culture is awaiting you outside the US, so get ready to add to your eye-opening experience abroad!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

What I Gained from 40 Days as a Local in Buenos Aires

Aug 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Ben may be back in the US after studying and interning in Buenos Aires, but the changes he's experienced in his 40 days abroad are still fresh on his mind. He tells us the common questions he's asked, how improving his Spanish skills led to a summer job, and the amount of growth he's shown as a business student and a professional. Before Ben signs off as a CAPA blogger, he leaves 5 takeaways to take note of.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

11 Photos from an Educational Tour of Belfast

Jul 28, 2019 10:11:00 AM / by Clare Mullin

Whether you're counting down the days to Dublin or still deciding where to study abroad, take a look at this Belfast excursion that awaits you! This tour will take you through the heart of the city, give you insight on the historic and religious conflict, and let you pay tribute to victims of the Titanic.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

How Studying Abroad in Sydney Prepared me for Life’s Next Steps

Jul 27, 2019 10:10:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

As his summer abroad in Sydney comes to a close, Anderson stops for a moment to relish all the experiences that have taken him several steps forward in his college and personal life. He gains more motivation to finish his final academic year and is more than ready to apply the life lessons he picked up from studying abroad. He might head back one day, but until then he won't forget the Australian sunsets, skies, and beaches.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

When One Semester Abroad Isn't Enough

Jul 25, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

Brielle has had a unique study abroad experience than most students. Instead of going abroad for a semester, she went for an entire year—in two different major European cities! She writes about the reasons she pursued this path, especially during her senior year in college, and how this became a transformative moment in life. Brielle also shares why there's no one-size-fits-all answer and gives some advice on how you can make this semester your own—and one to remember.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad


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