By Sarabeth Flowers, ISA Program Manager, France and Belgium I remember the uneasiness of my last semester in college. It was about a month out from graduation, and I had no idea what I was going to do with my life. … Continue reading Why You Should (Not) Panic About Graduation
By Tayler Gill, ISA Sr. Site Specialist – London There is so much to see and do in London and the museums are not to be missed! Not only does London host some of the most extensive and impressive collections, but … Continue reading 5 Must-See Museums to Visit in London While Studying Abroad
By Marc Pereira, ISA Student Services Advisor Studying abroad is an exciting time for everyone involved. Students get to explore a new culture, enroll in fun courses, and experience wonderful adventures that many people only dream about. Parents watch their … Continue reading Connect to the Culture, Not the Phone
By Alexandra Hamilton, ISA Greece Site Specialist Thessaloniki, Greece is one of Europe’s premier budget destinations. With over 25% of the city’s population being college age, Thessaloniki has many fun and affordable activities to offer. In fact, you can spend an … Continue reading 10 Things To Do in Thessaloniki, Greece for UNDER 10 EUROS
by Matt Gulizia, ISA France Site Specialist No matter where you choose to travel, running into cultural roadblocks is an inevitable occurrence. Many people hold stereotypes of the French as snooty, formal, and even rude, but these can often be … Continue reading Ways to Cut Culture Shock and Charm the French
By Brittany Waddell-Allen, ISA South Africa Site Specialist The number of students from underrepresented groups who study abroad has slowly increased over the last decade. According to the Institute of International Education, the number of African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic students … Continue reading Diversity Abroad: Studying in the Rainbow Nation – A Minority Student Perspective
Considered to be one of the most important centers of finance and industry in Latin America, Lima, Peru has recently become a popular destination for investors, politicians, foodies and international students. ISA has programs at three different universities in Lima, … Continue reading Exploring Lima: A Small Taste of Why Lima has the Perfect Peruvian Programs
by Matt Steiner updated on August 24, 2015 So you’re studying abroad in Chile? Valparaíso and Viña del Mar are two twin cities on the Chilean coast, but it’s incredibly easy to get around. Here’s a list of transportation methods for … Continue reading Getting Around Valparaíso and Viña del Mar: 5 Essential Tips
By Katie Battaglia, ISA Turkey Site Specialist Istanbul is the economic, historical, and cultural center of Turkey. Known for its friendly locals, breathtaking sites, and cultural diversity, Istanbul makes for an overall unique study abroad experience. From the blue shores … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in Istanbul
by Marc Pereria, ISA Student Services Advisor I grew up in a small town in northern Nevada… A really small town. We had a population of about 8,500, half a dozen stop lights, and the closest thing I ever saw … Continue reading Small Town Students with Big Dreams: Go Abroad!
By Cori Cummings, ISA India Site Specialist
Part of your experience as a student who is studying abroad is the opportunity to travel while being on an academic program. India’s vast diversity of people, religions and geographic landscape means there’s endless weekend travel opportunities for students on the ISA Hyderabad program.
Here’s some tips of things you may not have thought to bring, and suggestions of what to see where to stay!
By Kevin Kelsey, ISA Student Services Advisor It is a common perception in the Western world that attempting to learn an Asian language is a daunting and intimidating task. In many cases, this perception holds true. However, Sejong the Great, … Continue reading Understanding the Korean Language