Latin America: Short-Term Programs as Diverse as Your Students

By Kimberly Sarna, Geographic Oversight Manager, Latin America, and Megan Kane, Marketing Coordinator From realities of high program costs to daily commitments to family and work, many university students feel study abroad is unattainable. Even with today’s busy, face-paced lifestyle, … Continue reading Latin America: Short-Term Programs as Diverse as Your Students

Handmade Goods Highlight – Bamboo Pens

This fall we will be providing baskets of handmade items to some of our university partners to raffle off during study abroad fairs. The items come from local artisans in locations in which ISA hosts Service Learning programs. Keep an eye out for these at your campus study abroad fair. Señor Milton – Arte Tropical Eco friendly art and decor. A native of San Jose, Costa Rica, Milton Salazar Rivera was looking for a job change in 1999. Almost accidentally, he came upon the world of crafts. Without having any previous experience, he started trying to create different types of products and … Continue reading Handmade Goods Highlight – Bamboo Pens

Best of Latin America – Academics 

By Alan Thompson, Site Specialist, Colombia, Peru and Dominican Republic; Kim Sarna, Geographic Oversight Manager, Latin America; Svaja Pakalniskis, Site Specialist, Argentina and Costa Rica;  Madeline Hume, Program Manager, Chile and Costa Rica; and Johanna Alvarado, Associate Director While we hope that you’ll take away valuable outside … Continue reading Best of Latin America – Academics 

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10 Instagram-Worthy Picnic Spots From Around the World You Need to Visit When You Study Abroad

By Kaitlyn Webster, Marketing Associate Panoramic views and scenic photo-ops await you at these ten instagrammable picnic spots around the world. Whether you’re currently abroad or planning a trip, be sure to put these photogenic picnic destinations on your study … Continue reading 10 Instagram-Worthy Picnic Spots From Around the World You Need to Visit When You Study Abroad

The 5 Most Affordable Study Abroad Programs in Latin America

By Maddie Townsend, Program Manager for Peru, Brazil and Dominican Republic Wanting to spend a full semester abroad, but don’t want to break the bank? Check out these 5 cost-effective programs. 1) Brazil At just $7,950, the ISA Florianópolis fall program is the most … Continue reading The 5 Most Affordable Study Abroad Programs in Latin America

Free Webinar: Q&A with ISA Internships & Service-Learning Alumni

ISA invites you to attend a webinar presentation titled, “Q&A with ISA Internships & Service-Learning Alumni.” The presentation is free, open to anyone interested in learning more about ISA Internships & Service-Learning, and will take place at 12 pm CST, … Continue reading Free Webinar: Q&A with ISA Internships & Service-Learning Alumni

Study Abroad AND Go Green with ISA Costa Rica

By Bethany Cook, ISA Student Services Advisor

Happy Earth Day, fellow Earthlings! Think you can’t study abroad without leaving a giant carbon footprint? Well think again, because ISA offers programs in one of the most eco-friendly countries in the world – Costa Rica! So, in honor of Earth Day, let’s shine a spotlight on one of ISA’s greenest program options.

Did you know Costa Rica has committed to becoming Carbon neutral by 2021? Now, that’s a bold statement, but so far the country has put its money where its mouth is. Below are some ways that Costa Rica is cementing its status as a world leader in sustainability.

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