Gol: ‘World Cup: Business, Culture and Sport’ to be Offered to ISA Brazil Students this Summer

Maddi Reising is an ISA Site Specialist for Latin America. Maddi works with students studying abroad in Brazil, Argentina and the Dominican Republic. As the stadium shakes and the crowd roars, soccer fans from around the world tremble with excitement and anticipation as the World Cup draws near.  Never dormant, enthusiasm for what has become the world’s biggest international sporting championship boils and churns like magma under the earth, ready to burst with unbridled energy and patriotism as it explodes onto the shores of Brazil in 2014.  Perfectly placed to take on the powerful yet festive spirit commanded by this … Continue reading Gol: ‘World Cup: Business, Culture and Sport’ to be Offered to ISA Brazil Students this Summer

The World Cup of Study Abroad: How’s Your Favorite Destination Looking for 2014?

Matthew Steiner is an ISA Site Specialist for Latin America. Matt works with ISA students going to Chile, Panama and Peru. As the 2014 World Cup in Brazil quickly approaches, the qualification rounds are heating up. Here’s a look at how our ISA host countries are doing, and what their upcoming matches will be. How is your study abroad destination fairing? Argentina: Currently ranked 3rd in the world, Argentina is ranked number #1 in the CONMEBOL (South American) standings. Next match vs. Venezuela in Buenos Aires. Study abroad in Buenos Aires or Cordoba. Belgium: Currently ranked 19th in the world, … Continue reading The World Cup of Study Abroad: How’s Your Favorite Destination Looking for 2014?

5 Ways to Live Like the Locals Do in Granada

Angela DeVore is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain. Angela works with students studying abroad in Granada and Madrid. Granada is a fantastic locale to learn and practice Spanish, not only because of the University of Granada (though that’s certainly a big part). In my opinion it’s the perfect-sized city for meeting locals, practicing the language and learning the culture. Follow these five steps and and you’ll be well on your way to a truly immersive experience in Granada: 1. Eat free tapas. Most cafes in Granada will serve complementary tapas dishes with the purchase of a beverage. Current student … Continue reading 5 Ways to Live Like the Locals Do in Granada