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

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 

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

9 Myths about Studying Abroad in Latin America, Debunked!

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 Application Deadline Extended for Select Latin America Programs

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

In Her Own Words: A Student Tells Her Heredia Study Abroad Story

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