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Living Behind the Murals – Peace and Conflict Studies in Ireland

June 6, 2017

Driving into North Belfast, the first thing that greets you is a large mural of masked gunmen and the slogan, “Ready for Peace, Prepared for War.” It marks part of the Loyalist territory in Northern Ireland’s capital city. Driving towards the mural, it is hard not to get a macabre feeling, as the image of […]

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How to Market Your Study Abroad Experience to Future Employers

May 30, 2017

Now that you’ve completed your study abroad program, you may find yourself saying “That was awesome, but how do I put my experience into words?” The big question is – how can you market your study abroad experience to future employers? When at a job interview and asked about studying abroad, you shouldn’t simply say […]

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Global Coffee Trade – German Study Abroad Program

May 23, 2017

When I talk to my family and my friends about what I have experienced in Vienna during my German study abroad program, what I will miss in Marburg, and what my favorite memories are; it can all be comfortably explained over a traditional Viennese coffee with friends. Every day after my class in Vienna, I go […]

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My Daughter’s Study Abroad Experience Transformed Both of Us

May 17, 2017

Since middle school my daughter Annika had planned to study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country during her junior year of college. In 5 days she will be returning home from her extraordinary year in Quito, Ecuador where she was a student at USFQ (Universidad San Francisco Quito) through BCA Study Abroad.  I am tremendously excited […]

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Snapchat Takeover with James Yun

May 4, 2017
snapchat takeover belgium

Hallo/Bonjour from our Snapchat Takeover in Belgium! In case you missed our Snapchat Takeover by spring 2017 BCA Brussels and University of LaVerne student, Jin James Yun, here are the highlights! Over the last weekend in April, James spent the weekend by the North Sea on a BCA Excursion. Belgium only has 70 km (approx. 43.5 miles) […]

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BCA Joins the Generation Study Abroad Initiative

April 13, 2017

BCA Study Abroad Joins Institute of International Education Coalition to Double Number of Students Who Study Abroad by End of Decade Increasing the number of underrepresented students in study abroad programs BCA Study Abroad has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students […]

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Snapchat Takeover with Jaime Ramos

April 7, 2017
Snapchat Takeover Valladolid

BCA had another Snapchat Takeover! In case you missed it, follow Elizabethtown College student, Jaime Ramos, as he explores the city of Valladolid, Spain. His snapchat takeover explores an average weekend in Valladolid, including beautiful videos of the Plaza Mayor and Campo Grande, as well as pictures of lunch with his host mom and Sunday […]

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Receiving a Fulbright and Finding My Calling – Teaching in Spain

April 3, 2017
Fulbright in Spain

I cannot believe it’s almost been two years since I boarded my flight for my study abroad experience in Valladolid, Spain. Being an extremely nostalgic person, I can’t help but think of my time in Europe at least once a day. In fact, yesterday marked one year since I spent a weekend in London with […]

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