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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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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Bucket List: Taking Full Advantage of Your Study Abroad Experience

June 16, 2016
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When you’re preparing to study abroad, you’ll likely crosscheck multiple lists before you leave. Don’t forget to plan for some fun while studying abroad, too! Consider creating a study abroad bucket list to ensure you make time for everything. Studying abroad isn’t only about the time in the classroom, lecture hall and lab. It’s also […]

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Best Study Abroad Programs for Education Majors

April 21, 2016
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Those of you majoring in education are well aware of the ways in which our student bodies are changing. Across the country, our classrooms are becoming more diverse, presenting teachers with new challenges and unique opportunities. Most teachers can now expect to have students under their care for whom English is a second, third, or […]

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Best Study Abroad Programs for Business Majors

April 14, 2016

The business world today is international. It is not uncommon for companies to have offices both here in the United States as well as abroad. These same companies are looking toward international markets for new business opportunities. To keep up with the demands of a global market, corporations are seeking out potential employees who have […]

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How to Pick the Best History Study Abroad Programs

March 17, 2016

Historians often refer to investigating the past as traveling to a foreign country. Each culture operates under different rules and assumptions, and people of the past did not think or live the same way people do today. In this sense, a study abroad experience is a perfect complement to a history education. As a history […]

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How Do You Decide Where to Study Abroad?

March 10, 2016

If you are exploring the possibility of a study abroad experience, it is likely you came into college knowing it was something you wanted to do. But many students who are committed to taking a summer or semester abroad nevertheless struggle to decide exactly where to go. With so many options and programs to choose […]

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