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10 Benefits to a Year Long Study Abroad Program

July 11, 2017
Year Abroad Benefits

When it comes time to study abroad, there are a variety of decisions that need to be made; among them is whether to go for one semester or a year. Rigorous academic requirements from your host institution, costs, and lack of time are all factors that may persuade you to choose a semester long program. […]

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From Tourist to Resident: A Transformative Cheltenham Experience

July 7, 2017
Transformative Cheltenham Experience

It’s been two years since I studied abroad with BCA, and yet I can’t shake the experience. That’s because there’s something ineffable about seeing the world that sticks with you for years. And I miss it every day, with and without Facebook reminding me what life was like two years previously. Living in a small […]

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Travel Tips: Sleeping in a New Place

June 27, 2017

Falling asleep can go one of two ways – it happens or it doesn’t. When you’re traveling, trying to fall asleep or stay asleep can put you through cultural shock all in its own.  Here are some tips for getting a good night’s rest while sleeping in a new place: Stick to your routine. You […]

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Packing Tips: Photography

June 20, 2017
Packing Tips Photography

Packing – not on my list of “easy pre-departure tasks.” With all of the energy we put into dressing for weather and cultural norms, we often forget about adding tools that help us document study abroad experiences. Based on our travels, here are five suggestions for items to pack that might help you get that […]

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Top 4 Reasons to Choose BCA Cheltenham – England Study Abroad Program

March 31, 2017
4 reasons to choose cheltenham

Although I returned from my study abroad trip in Cheltenham, England 3 months ago, the memories I created there have made their way into my everyday life. I miss Cheltenham, the people, the Uni, and all the trips we made. I encourage anyone who is thinking about embarking on a study abroad trip to go […]

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BCA Snapchat Takeover: Liverpool

March 29, 2017

“I get by with a little help from my friends…” or peers in the case of study abroad! If you missed the BCA group Snapchat Takeover, we’ve got you covered. Students in Cheltenham, England participated in an education excursion to Liverpool where they explored the Beatles Museum, City Centre and the Slavery Museum. A short three hour coach […]

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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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