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#StudyAbroadBecause nothing exciting comes from staying in your comfort zone

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 27, 2015 /
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My name is Nick Papa. I’m 22 and I’m currently in my final year at Salem State University, which is just north of Boston, where I study public relations and marketing. I grew up in the North Shore area of Boston, where we are spoiled with some of the best beaches in New England. I enjoy summer, hanging out at the beach with friends, reading magazines, and being spontaneous.

#StudyAbroadBecause it will expand your mind

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 27, 2015 /
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Tawanna Browne Smith is a former actress, intelligence analyst, and now traveling mother of two boys. Tawanna has an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and holds a Masters degree in International Security and Economic Policy.

#StudyAbroadBecause you get to learn about the world around you

by Stasia Lopez / Feb 26, 2015 /
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Erin Sanderson is a Film Studies and Communications double major at the University of Pittsburgh. She studied with the Pitt in London program for a semester, which was through the provider, CAPA. She’ll be going abroad again briefly in April, where she’ll spend 10 days in Ireland.

#StudyAbroadBecause It's YOUR Independence

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 20, 2015 /
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Haley Otman has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and Spanish from Grand Valley State University, and spent a semester studying at the Universidad de Granada in Granada, Spain through API (Academic Programs International).

#StudyAbroadBecause the world awaits you

by Heather Robinette / Feb 19, 2015 /
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During the summer of 2011, I studied abroad for six weeks in London at the University of Westminster with Academics Programs International. I graduated from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS in December 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. I currently work as a marketing analyst for a small company in central Texas. I am also pursuing my MBA.

#StudyAbroadBecause You Can

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 18, 2015 /
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My name is Austin Conte and I am currently a graduating senior at the College of Charleston, SC. I am API alumni and I am now also an API Campus Advocate for the College of Charleston. I am a International Business Major with a concentration in Marketing and Management accompanied with a Spanish Minor and Economics Minor.

#WorkAbroadBecause it will open your mind!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 17, 2015 /
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Lash is an expat American who's been traveling the world solo since 1998. She loves immersing herself in nature, culture and the arts of countries she visits.

Prior to that, Lash lived in Kyoto, Japan from 1991-1997 teaching English in order to save money to travel the world.

#StudyAbroadBecause it is Unforgettable and Irreplaceable

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 16, 2015 /
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Gina Granauro is an International Economics and Modern Language student at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. She enjoys learning about different cultures, exploring new places, and seeing the world in different perspectives. Her favorite destination she has visited is Istanbul, Turkey!

#StudyAbroadBecause Adventure Awaits

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 15, 2015 /
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Emily Dorso is a senior Advertising and Public Relations major, Spanish minor at the University of Tampa. Her experience studying abroad in Granada, Spain for a semester not only confirmed her passion for travel, but solidified her need to work with a company after graduation that shares her core values and unites both her passion and college degree.

#StudyAbroadBecause the world gets smaller each time you do!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 14, 2015 /
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Amy Whitley is an outdoors and family travel writer making her home in Southern Oregon. An avid traveler, backpacker, skier, and hiker, Amy has written about family and outdoors travel experiences ranging from yurt camping to hut-to-hut skiing to city touring for family travel site Pit Stops for Kids and national publications.

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