An Insider’s Perspective to Studying Business in Wellington, New Zealand

You’ve decided to study abroad in New Zealand? Awesome! But where in New Zealand? For a small country, New Zealand offers a surprising number of institutions for studying abroad. To find the right one, it’s helpful to get an insider’s perspective. ISA … Continue reading An Insider’s Perspective to Studying Business in Wellington, New Zealand

ISA Alumni Interview: Jada on Why Going Off the Beaten Path in Spain is Totally Worth It

Kayla Dummer is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain. Kayla works with students studying abroad in Santander, Sevilla and Valencia. What makes Santander so great, you ask? We’ve turned to and ISA Santander Alum, Jada Taylor, to share her experiences. Jada studied abroad in Santander during the Fall 2012 term. She recently graduate from North Caroline State University. Jada: “It only took one look at the ISA website to decide that Santander, Spain was the place for me. The smaller size of Santander makes it easier to learn the place and establish relationships with the locals. The landscape of the … Continue reading ISA Alumni Interview: Jada on Why Going Off the Beaten Path in Spain is Totally Worth It

Alumni Guest Post: 5 Easy Steps to Study Abroad Success in Panama

Tiffani Lewis-Lockhart is a student at the University of Richmond and an ISA Today alumni guest blogger. Tiffani studied abroad in Panama City, Panama, on the ISA Summer 2 2012 program. 1) Try Everything. The food, the places, the activities. Try it all! Take in as much as you can, because it’s new. You might not like all of it, but that’s the worst-case scenario. But you’ll be glad you tried it. I know I was! 2) Talk to Strangers. This is something that initially made me uncomfortable, as I’m not big on talking to strangers. But Panama’s a foreign … Continue reading Alumni Guest Post: 5 Easy Steps to Study Abroad Success in Panama

Alumni Relations: Happy to Announce a Successful Inaugural Global Ambassador Workshop

Lindsey Lawrence is an Alumni Relations Coordinator and contributor to ISA Today. Lindsey helps manage the Global Ambassador Program, an internship designed for returned ISA students to help connect their experiences from abroad to life back on campus. The inaugural Global Ambassador Workshop was a fun-filled success! On Wednesday, August 15th, fifteen elected ambassadors flew into the ISA headquarters in Austin, Texas to take part in a three-day workshop focusing on Global Ambassador training, professional development and team building. With a wealth of new information, a mock fair and fifteen pristine resumes under their belts, these study abroad warriors still … Continue reading Alumni Relations: Happy to Announce a Successful Inaugural Global Ambassador Workshop