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
By Kim Sarna, ISA Latin America Programs Coordinator Updated from original post on Mar. 2, 2017 Can you imagine yourself living on an island surrounded by natural beauty, where the people are welcoming, the culture is lively, and the adventures … Continue reading Big Changes in Florianópolis, Brazil
By Madeline Townsend, Program Manager and Alan Thompson, Site Specialist It can be difficult to find a routine while abroad and maintain your lifestyle, especially while adjusting to your new surroundings. Exercise, sports, and recreation typically play an important role … Continue reading Best of Latin America – Sports & Recreation
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
By Maddie Townsend, ISA Program Manager; Svaja Pakalniskis, Site Specialist, Argentina and Costa Rica; and Eric Mackintosh, Director, Academic Resources and Assessment Art lovers, foodies, and night owls, welcome! Latin America isn’t just beautiful natural landscapes, it’s also home to modern … Continue reading Best of Latin America – Arts & Entertainment
By Maddie Townsend, ISA Program Manager Study abroad is one of the best ways to broaden your perspective, increase self- awareness, and foster personal growth. So, if your goal while abroad is to live your best life, how do you … Continue reading Live Your Best Life 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
By Svaja Pakalniskis, ISA Argentina Site Specialist When living in the electrifying capital of Argentina, it’s hard not to find a fresh and enticing activity for each day. Whether it be exploring one of the many distinct barrios (neighborhoods), catching … Continue reading Discover the Dynamic Buenos Aires
Studying abroad is a life-changing experience. With that said, we understand that there is a lot of preparation and thought that goes into finding the perfect study abroad program. Finances often times play a role in this decision – in … Continue reading Study in Latin America this Summer!
Myth 1: Studying abroad is too expensive Fact: Many students believe that studying abroad will cost them an arm and a leg, but with research and motivation, you will find a program that doesn’t break the bank. Latin America is a low cost destination to study if you are on a tight budget and according to the Travel’s South & Central American Backpacker Index for 2014, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Costa Rica are ranked the top five cheapest countries in Latin America. Students can use Financial Aid and outside scholarships to help pay for their study abroad experience with … Continue reading 9 Myths about Studying Abroad in Latin America, Debunked!
ISA is pleased to announce that application deadlines have been extended to July 10th for the following programs: Latin America Heredia, Fall 1 – Spanish Language, Latin American Studies & Courses with Locals Heredia, Academic Year 1 – Spanish Language, Latin American Studies & Courses with Locals San Jose, Fall 1 – Business, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies San Jose, Academic Year 1 – Business, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies San Jose, Fall 2A – Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies San Jose, Fall 2B – Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies San Jose, Fall 3 … Continue reading ISA Application Deadline Extended for Select Latin America Programs
Laura Stein of UNC, Wilmington explains why she chose Heredia and why she loved studying in Costa Rica’s City of Flowers. “After deciding that I wanted to study in Costa Rica, I realized I had even more options about which city I could live and study in. I initially chose Heredia because I wanted to live in a slightly smaller city that had a more home-y, small community-type feel. As soon as I arrived for my semester abroad, I knew I had made the right choice. I enjoyed visiting San Jose and exploring the capital city, but I loved living … Continue reading In Her Own Words: A Student Tells Her Heredia Study Abroad Story