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Body Positivity while Studying Abroad

March 27, 2017
Body Positivity

Body positivity has caused a lot of fluttering and talking amongst different communities. Everyone has a different definition of body positivity that shares their opinions on the subject, so I feel like the most poignant way to start this is to give you my definition. Body Positivity: To be aware of your body, to give […]

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Solving Your Study Abroad Fears

March 6, 2017

I studied abroad in Cheltenham, England and it was nothing short of an amazing experience. I saw things I have only ever dreamed of, meet new people and learned about new cultures. Although I had the best time ever, I must admit I had some fears before boarding my flight to a new country. Don’t leave home worried, there […]

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How to Apply to Study Abroad with BCA!

February 24, 2017

You’ve finished researching different study abroad programs and at last, you’re ready to apply to study abroad! Not sure where to begin? No worries – here’s a handy guide to help you apply for your upcoming BCA Study Abroad adventure! Where to Start There are multiple locations on our website where you can click an […]

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Snapchat Takeover with Brooke Grasso

December 5, 2016

Fall 2016 student, Brooke Grasso, managed a Snapchat Takeover towards the end of the semester. Join Brooke as she walks you through an average day in Cheltenham, England!                                   Want to share your story about studying abroad or host […]

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What to Consider When Selecting A Study Abroad Program

June 17, 2016

I often tell students that studying abroad is what you make of it. It’s about the choices you make each day to engage in the local community, be active in your classes, and understand your new surroundings, rather than focus on what’s happening at home, obsessing over social media, or “collecting” countries through constant travel. […]

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BCA Study Abroad Thanksgiving Traditions

November 25, 2015

This year we asked a few of our Resident Directors to share with us how they celebrate Thanksgiving with BCA students on their programs. We hope you enjoy learning about some of BCA’s Thanksgiving traditions around the world! Cheltenham, England Our Resident Directors treat students to a Thanksgiving meal at Toby Carvery, a local carvery […]

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How to See London Like a Local

October 8, 2015

Do you have the good fortune of being able to spend time studying abroad in England or elsewhere in Europe? Then you’ll definitely want to make a visit to London a top priority. This remarkable European city has much to offer beyond the usual tourist traps such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Madame Tussauds and […]

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BCA Students Explore the Eden Project

April 21, 2015

Environmental and Social Transformation Exploring the world’s largest enclosed Rainforest and Mediterranean biomes of The Eden Project in Cornwall, England, BCA Cheltenham students learned about the vegetation and climate of these ecosystems, as well as the many fascinating facts about The Eden Project itself. From an abandoned clay mine, to an amazing global garden, the story of […]

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English Birdsong Is More Beautiful

April 1, 2015

I can’t believe it.  It’s gone by so fast. In honor of the fact that I have now passed the half way mark (and here it would be good to note that I’m way past the half way mark for weeks of classes, There’s only two and a half weeks left, excluding exam week), I’ve […]

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A New Perspective on the U.S.

March 28, 2015

While walking down the street in Cheltenham, it’s hard to believe that I’m not still in Pennsylvania.  In England, you’ll see new places to shop like Marks and Spencer or Tesco grocery store, but then you’ll also turn the corner and see a Subway on your left and a Blockbuster on your right.  On High […]

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