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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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A Really Swell Trip, Mr. Robinson: New Zealand Study Abroad Reflections

March 24, 2017

Upon returning back to the  States I often receive the question, “Did ya have a good trip?” tossed over to me. Every time I think to myself, Well, after five months, “good” is definitely one of the things it was. I usually just respond with a polite “Yeah. I did.” There’s also the question “Well…how was […]

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Top 10 Fun Surprises: New Zealand Study Abroad Program

March 13, 2017

Kia Ora (Māori greeting)! I have been quite busy lately travelling to the other side of the world to Dunedin, New Zealand for the semester. I’ve been here for about two weeks now and I want to share a few things about studying abroad. I strongly encourage you to get out there and push yourself […]

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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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New Zealand Summer Study Abroad Advice and Reflections

February 28, 2017

I participated in BCA’s New Zealand summer study abroad program and it was so exciting! I gained insight into many things including a different culture, way of life, food, and views my home country. Learning about the Kiwis in New Zealand and how they lived was such an eye-opener. They speak English, but with a heavier […]

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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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Seven Tips for Financing Your Summer Abroad

December 8, 2016

It’s that time of year! It’s the month of December and everyone is brainstorming their New Year’s resolutions. Are you hoping to see the world in 2017? Do you want to travel, explore new cultures, learn new languages, try foreign cuisine, meet friendly new faces, and/or expand your global view? If so, you should consider […]

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Dunedin Night Shelter’s Sleep Out Event & Volunteer Work Reflection

August 3, 2016

This past weekend, a group of fall 2016 BCA Dunedin students participated in Dunedin Night Shelter‘s annual Sleep Out event. The event raises awareness and funds for the hosting organization, which provides emergency accommodation for those experiencing homelessness in the local community. Homelessness is a larger problem in New Zealand than many people realize. To […]

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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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