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5 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad In Ireland

August 18, 2017
why study abroad in ireland

Are you trying to decide where to study abroad? You should definitely consider Ireland and all that it has to offer students. Here are the top five reasons to study abroad in Ireland. 1. Ireland is the place to be if you have food allergies/intolerances/dietary requirements. I have celiac disease, meaning that I cannot eat […]

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What It’s Like To Learn A New Language

August 14, 2017
learning a new language

With traveling parents, I grew up in places across the globe, including in Caracas, Madrid, Copenhagen, and even Aleppo, Syria before it was decimated by war. Although I grew up bilingual and very close to my father’s side of the family in California, as well as my mother’s side in Denmark, I never saw the […]

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Snapchat Takeover with Sarah Rothenberger in Vienna

August 9, 2017
snapchat takeover vienna

The capital of Austria, Vienna, is home to BCA Study Abroad’s summer German language program. Situated in northeastern Austria, on the edge of the Alps, Vienna is cultural hub for theater, opera, museums, architecture, and classical music. Great minds such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert and many more have worked in […]

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The Terror & Excitement of Returning Home from Study Abroad

August 7, 2017
returning home from study abroad

I am a firm believer that if you aren’t scared about the future, you’re lying or you just haven’t thought about it. I find I feel most ready when on the precipice of utter terror and excitement. I felt this way traveling across the world to study. I was so terrified, but absolutely ready for this […]

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Reflections on BCA Dalian’s Excursions in China

July 31, 2017
dalian excursions

Most of my time in China, in the past handful of months, has been spent predominantly in urban settings. Highly developed and modern in spirit, the city of Dalian has presented a daily lifestyle not so unfamiliar to me. The daily grind of balancing my studies and teaching practicum with my social life has proved to […]

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What I Learned in Schloß: Top 5 Reasons to Live in The Castle

July 26, 2017

The BCA Marburg program gives you a chance to live with local students in a self-governed residence located in the Schloß. To say that I would have had a much different experience in Marburg if I did not live in the castle would be an understatement. Let me explain my top 5 reasons why living […]

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Snapchat Takeover in Trento, Italy with Acadia LeBlanc

July 19, 2017
snapchat takeover trento italy

When looking at options for studying abroad over the summer, where do you typically gravitate towards? Most students would imagine major cities likes Paris, Berlin or Rome. However, the truth is that everyone heads towards those locations for vacation during summer break. Cities, with all of their charm and history, are flooded with tourists from countries all over […]

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How Study Abroad Influenced Me to Join the Peace Corps

July 17, 2017
Join peace corps

Five years ago, I hopped a plane to Chennai, India with BCA Study Abroad. Besides a weekend trip to Canada, it was my first time really traveling. Not just traveling, but living in a place completely different from the Westernized world I was accustomed to. I was a little nervous, but mostly excited. And when […]

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Five Reasons to Embrace Minimalism While Abroad

July 12, 2017
Minimalism Abroad

Kia Ora fellow adventurers, My name is Zack Hesse. As of the time of writing this article I’m farther away from home than I’ve ever been, in a strange land where penguins and tropical parrots commingle, where the people are outnumbered by sheep clinging to the side of grassy mountains, and where all the swans […]

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