By Shelly Alfaro, Regional Director Ni de aqui, ni de alla. In English, this means ‘neither from here nor there’. To me, and to many other first-generation Americans, this is a sentiment that really hits home. As we enter Hispanic Heritage … Continue reading My Study Abroad Experience as a First-Generation Mexican-American
There are so many locations to study abroad, it can often become very overwhelming to choose the “right” location. The best way to pick a location is to ask yourself some important questions. Large or small? Culture or adventure? Modern or … Continue reading Ireland: The Best of Both Worlds
By Kaitlyn Webster, Marketing Associate & Zach Muskin, Senior Alumni Relations Coordinator You’ve just returned from a life-changing semester abroad and, of course, you can’t wait to share your experience with anyone who will listen. You have tons of photos … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Become an ISA Global Ambassador
Approximately 65% of US students who study abroad today are women, leaving their male counterparts greatly outnumbered. Research surrounding this phenomenon has offered many reasons as to why this might be the case, including fear of missing out (more affectionately called FOMO) … Continue reading Why Should Guys Study Abroad?
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
Blakely Grimm is a student at Louisiana State University and an ISA Alumni Guest Blogger. Blakely studied abroad with ISA Salamanca in Spring 2012. This post originally appeared on her blog La Visa Española and is being republished with permission. It’s been 18 days since I left Spain, so that makes me an authority on all things study abroad related, right? After all, I am an alumni which makes me sound fancy and sophisticated. Okay, maybe not, but I do know a lot more about study abroad than I did five months ago! Before I studied abroad, I was a … Continue reading Guest Post: Why I Chose to Study Abroad with International Studies Abroad (ISA)
Study Abroad Tip: Make Your Resume Shine Work with your International Education Office or Career Center when you return from your study abroad trip to see how you can best highlight your semester abroad on your resume for potential employers. Continue reading Study Abroad Tip: Make Your Resume Shine
Have you seen ISA on your campus yet this semester? Check out the list below to find out if one of ISA’s University Relations Representatives will be attending any study abroad fairs on your campus within the next two weeks. So if you see that we’re in the neighborhood, please stop by the ISA table and say hello! Whether you’re an ISA alum, in the process of applying or just beginning the process of choosing a study abroad program, we’d love to chat with you: California State University, Monterey Bay – Staci – 2/13/12 University of South Alabama – Caroline … Continue reading ISA at Study Abroad Fairs: 2/13 – 2/24