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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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Germany Study Abroad Reflections: Living Like a Local

March 20, 2017

When I’m tired after a long work week and I need to break out a glass (or two) of wine, I start wondering about having to work for 45 more years. I think about my bills and my responsibilities and what direction I want to go in for my career.  It sounds overwhelming – sometimes […]

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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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Living in a Castle – German Immersion Opportunity

December 14, 2016

When I signed up for studying abroad, looking back, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. However, I was so excited at the prospect of studying abroad, I was trying to sign up at my college before classes even started. Apparently my university requires you to be on campus for at least […]

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Fulbright Grant and Graduate School Thanks to BCA Marburg

October 27, 2016

Kathryn Goehring, a native of Reynoldsburg, Ohio and a Cedarville University alumna, studied in the BCA Marburg, Germany program in the spring of 2014. Here she talks about how the experience has impacted her life so far – including leading her to apply for the prestigious Fulbright Grant. I chose to study abroad largely because […]

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Introduction to Analog Photography: Course Reflection

July 27, 2016

Spring 2016 BCA Marburg student, Dugan Polizotto just finished his study abroad program and reflected upon his experience in the BCA course, PHT 160:  Introduction to Analog Photography. Here’s what he had to say! What was your PHT 160 experience like?  What were you expecting from the course and what was it actually like? My experience […]

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Noticing Differences: Vienna and Marburg vs. the US

July 18, 2016

Understanding the United States of America is not the center of the world, seems like an obvious realization. Many people most likely come to this understanding without ever heading outside of U.S. borders. However, you may never truly think about it critically until you take that step and venture into a world vastly different than […]

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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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