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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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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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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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Teaching in China

May 23, 2015

I taught kindergarten boys and girls at a school called Ready English three times a week. It was a blast–the moment I walked through the door I was bombarded with shouts of “Katie” and given hugs (sometimes even kisses on the hand). My kids always surprised me on how fast they picked up English; we […]

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