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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Top 5 Reasons Why Spanish Culture Rocks

October 7, 2016

Every country has that something–that special something that makes it unique, that makes it hard to forget, that makes you keep coming back for more. Spain is no exception. While studying abroad in the spirited city of Valladolid, five aspects of Spanish culture stood out to me in particular (and about a million more, but […]

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Ways to Fund Your Year Abroad

September 15, 2016
fund a year abroad

If you like the idea of taking a semester or year overseas, but haven’t signed up yet, what are you waiting for? If you’re worried about money and paying for the experience, there’s good news: There are merit-based scholarships to help pay for study abroad as well as need-based funding and other opportunities to help […]

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What it’s Like to Be a BCA Valladolid Student

August 22, 2016

I go to a fairly small college. I know everyone in my classes by their full name, the largest lecture hall in the entire school seats around fifty students, and the cafeteria workers update me on their kids’ lives every time I see them. Which is daily. All in all, I think I have the […]

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Tips to Help Pay for a Study Abroad Semester

August 18, 2016
It's never too early to start saving

Studying abroad for a semester is a great way to learn a foreign language, attend a world-class school, and experience a new culture. Of course, before you go, you’ll have to save up enough money to pay for it all. You’ll need enough cash to pay for your flight, tuition, living costs, meals, insurance, and […]

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Returning to Xalapa to Teach English

August 18, 2016

At the beginning of August, our fall 2016 students arrived in their host city of Xalapa, Mexico and were greeted by some familiar faces – BCA alumnae! Spring 2015 BCA alumna, Ashley Otto just returned to the city to spend a year teaching English at a Bi-lingual school. Meanwhile, fall 2015 student, Emily Hornung was […]

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Creating Your Story, Elephant Mask and All

August 17, 2016

Somehow, when I accepted a job teaching private English lessons to two local children in Valladolid, Spain, I hadn’t envisioned myself wearing a purple elephant mask with a foot-long trunk the first time I met their mother. But we’ll get to that in a moment. First, let’s talk about you. You’re studying abroad. You’ve spent […]

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Sundays in Valladolid

August 10, 2016

The mornings are late, the coffee is hot, and the company is good–it’s Sunday in Valladolid. Even the city itself slumbers, relaxed and recharging for the hectic week ahead. The vast majority of shops and cafés are closed, leaving the sidewalks and streets free of cars and open to the occasional runner or dog-walker. An […]

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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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Homestay in Brussels – Host Mom’s Blog

August 1, 2016

Thinking about studying abroad with BCA in Brussels, but not sure what to expect from the city and homestay? Then look no further than this blog! A Vesalius College host mom shares insider information about life in Brussels including the famous frites and accompanying dipping sauces, recycling and reusing practices in Belgium, tipping in Europe, local […]

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