How the Global Pandemic Impacted my Study Abroad Experience

Jun 3, 2021 2:27:00 PM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

CAPA London alum Mikayla Habina takes us through the moment she found out how the global pandemic would change her entire study abroad semester in 2020. Did the pandemic make her study abroad experience any worse or less impactful? Read on to see her take on the entire situation and how it molded her.

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Posted in: London, England, CAPA Ambassadors, Why Study Abroad

What It’s Like to Study Abroad in Florence this Spring

Mar 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

With the spring semester in full swing, our students in Florence are enjoying getting the hang of how life is abroad. Read their firsthand accounts from Florence including what surprised them initially about their host country and what they've liked about their experience thus far.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

The ROI of Study Abroad

Feb 4, 2021 9:48:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

The sticker price of studying abroad can be overwhelming, but is it worth the expense? Spoiler alert: YES! In this blog, we reached out to Daniel Cunningham, our Resident Director in Sydney, as well as some of our former bloggers, vloggers, and ambassadors to find out more about what students gain from their CAPA study abroad experience. In other words, what is the return on investment of studying abroad?

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Dreaming of Dublin? Find your 2021 Study Abroad Program

Nov 18, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Thinking of studying abroad in Ireland next year but not sure which program is right for you? Read more to learn about all of CAPA's program options in Dublin, and find out more about a special scholarship that incoming Maynooth University direct enroll students can apply for!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

10 Architectural Sites to See When You Study Abroad in Barcelona

Oct 15, 2020 9:27:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Architecture can reveal key stories about a city's past or hold a vision of its future. Some of the most architecturally interesting structures are obvious, but other times they are easy to miss. Today, we take a journey through Barcelona, one of CAPA's global cities, to check out some of the architecture you should be sure to see when you study abroad.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

5 Reasons Why I Recommend Spending a Semester Abroad in Barcelona

Sep 30, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

Every day is an adventure when you study abroad. Maya Figueroa, a CAPA Barcelona Alumna, shares 5 reasons why this city was a great fit for her — and possibly for you too! If you're looking for a multilingual and nature-filled city with an impressive art and architecture imprint, then we're here to let you know that Barcelona has all that and more to offer.

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Posted in: CAPA Ambassadors, Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

Alumni Advice For Those Thinking of Studying Abroad in Dublin

Sep 28, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

CAPA Alumna Katie Berlin is back to talk about some gems from her adventurous semester abroad in Dublin. Take it from someone who's been there and done that — you'll want to know how pack adequately, engage in thought-provoking classes, make the best of your geographic location, and simply live and enjoy every second of study abroad.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

A Virtual Tour Of The CAPA Sydney Center

Sep 8, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Nicolas Dostal

Welcome to the CAPA Sydney center! On today's virtual tour, Nicolas shows you a glimpse of study abroad life in Australia. From the gorgeous courtyard outside to roomy classrooms indoors, take a look at where you could spend one of your future semesters. The center is located in a heritage building close to Sydney's central business district - where it's frequently bustling and positively buzzing with creative energy!

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

10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in Florence

Sep 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Italy’s food, culture, history, art, and beautiful landscapes have long drawn students from across the globe to study abroad, and it comes as no surprise that GoOverseas has named the country one of the most popular study abroad destinations for Americans again in 2020. We have no doubt that CAPA Florence alumni would likely agree.

So, why study abroad in Florence? Let’s dive in…

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

The Value of Spending a Full Semester Abroad

Aug 12, 2020 10:02:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

Nina shares how studying abroad helped her gain new sense of appreciation for Barcelona, a city she called home for a semester. This experience also opened doors for her to peek into different parts of Europe and keep the magic of learning alive through exploring new cities and cultures. 

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad


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