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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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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Conversations About Studying Abroad

November 28, 2016

There are many reasons why a summer study abroad experience may be better for you than a semester or year. In addition, winter break is the perfect time to start talking about studying abroad with your parents and family. Here are some funny conversation starters to get your family on board with a summer program: […]

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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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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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Unexpected, Life Changing Experiences in Vienna and Marburg

December 24, 2015

My BCA Marburg and Vienna experiences have shaped who I am tremendously. I will never forget the excitement I experienced in the weeks leading up to my flight to Vienna. I remember arriving in Vienna on August 3rd, 2014 excited but just eager to get to Germany! What I did not expect was just how […]

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Vienna & All Its Many Wonders

August 6, 2015

I had the privilege of being the only student in the BCA Marburg program to stay in Vienna for 12 weeks in the summer. I’m now settled in Marburg, but there are oh so many things that I miss about Vienna! Here’s my list: 1. Die Mélange The mélange is the typical Viennese cafe drink. I don’t […]

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My Life in Vienna

April 22, 2015

For the first two months of my stay in Vienna, I have taken one class, immersion German at the IKI (Internationales Kulturinstitut). This class is three hours long, which was hard to get used to at first. The longest class that I had ever had in college lasted for 75 minutes, and this one lasted […]

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