New Professional Opportunities in Florence

API study abroad in Florence

API is happy to announce new professional development opportunities for our study abroad semester students in Florence, Italy through our partner Lorenzo de’Medici – The Italian International Institute (LdM). The LdM Professional Opportunities Program offers students a non-credit experiential learning experience. It is similar to an internship, but it requires less time and is based around [...]

Land of Bacon, Dryers, and Dove Shampoo

Land of Bacon, Dyers, and Dove Shampoo

It took over 20 hours to travel home yesterday. But that only after franticly weighing luggage in Florence, a wonderful layover in Amsterdam (divine cheese and cookie samples, let me tell you), and refueling in Maine, which both my friend and I were convinced was actually somewhere in Russia. Cabin loudspeaker announcements are so deceiving. [...]

API Still Accepting Spring Costa Rica Applicants – and offering $500 discount!

Study Abroad in Costa Rica with API

If you are still considering whether or not to study abroad next spring, we’re happy to report that there are still opportunities available to do so! While most API spring 2014 programs are closed, our Language, Culture, and Current Issues in Latin America Program at the International Center for Development Studies in San José, Costa Rica is still accepting [...]

Winter/Spring Scholarship Winners

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API awards over $400,000 each year in scholarships to deserving study abroad students. Below is a list of the API study abroad scholarships winners for winter and spring 2014: For more information on API’s study abroad scholarship opportunities, click here. To apply to an API program, click here.

API Fall 2013 Carbon Offset Project

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API is once again excited to announce the success of our carbon offset program. This year student participation increased by over 30%! Contributions made by students in 2013 went to support a project in the Anhui Province of China. The project itself is located 300 miles northwest of Shanghai and provides a number of great [...]

It pays to be late in Costa Rica? Yes!

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If you are still considering whether or not to study abroad next spring, we’re happy to report that there are still several opportunities available to do so! While many API spring 2014 programs are still accepting applications, our Development Studies in Latina America at the International Center for Development Studies in San José, Costa Rica is offering [...]

Why Pre-Med Students Need to Study Abroad

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It is well-documented that students in the S.T.E.M. fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) are underrepresented among the body of students who choose to study abroad. This discrepancy occurs for a number of reasons, and is something that organizations such as API are trying diligently to overcome (through a variety of curricular, outreach, and funding [...]