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Top Programs for Cultural Immersion
Being a tourist is fun (and important) but stepping outside of the tourist comfort zone and immersing yourself in another culture is life-changing. Understanding and experiencing a local culture on a deeper level, also known as cultural immersion, is a major benefit of studying abroad. Studying abroad allows you to learn about a culture through […]
Study Abroad is Happening This Spring
As 2021 begins, hopeful travelers and fellow wanderlusters have been on the edge of their seats for the first signs of travel coming back after almost a full year of what has felt like a complete pause. If this is you, then we’ve got some positive news for you! Study abroad is not only possible […]
14 Spring 2020 Study Abroad Programs You Can Still Apply For
Still looking to study abroad in Spring 2020, but you haven’t applied anywhere yet? Or your original plans fell through? Don’t despair! CIS Abroad still has loads of study abroad programs that you can still apply for all across the world, and we’ve put together this handy list so that you can find the best […]
Where Should Queer Eye Fans Study Abroad?
Queer Eye is BACK and the Fab Five have been doling out the advice left and right. The show's feel-good ethos and value for on cross-cultural communication and personal change & growth fit right in with CISabroad's values. In the spirit of the show, we picked programs that we think you'll like based on your favorite Fab Five member. So where should Queer Eye fans study abroad?
Pre-Departure Jitters & the "Pura Vida" Life | Student Blog from Costa Rica
Although I’ve been abroad alone many times before, I’m still hit with the same dreadful feeling (aka Costa Rica pre-departure jitters) every time I leave for the airport. The feeling of a thousand bricks in your chest, the feeling of uneasiness that nags at you constantly. It is the most terrible and exciting feeling in […]
10 Tips for Studying Abroad in Costa Rica
If you’re going to study abroad in Costa Rica, congratulations! This is a great step for you, both academically and personally. You’ll see some amazing and beautiful places, meet wonderful people (Ticos/Ticas, fellow students, and more) and make lifelong connections discovering one of the most incredible countries in the world. […]
The Costa Rica Shark Fin Trade
Michelle M. is a student at New Mexico State University and was awarded the Green Scholarship from CISabroad. During her Semester in Costa Rica she has learned about Costa Rica’s Shark Fin trade, and is hoping to raise awareness about this hidden issue. Before coming to Costa Rica, when I heard the Three R’s, reduce, […]
Why Every Student Should Study Abroad | Student Blog from Costa Rica
Andrew Thill studies at the University of Dubuque and spent a Summer in Costa Rica with CISabroad. Before going abroad, Andrew had never been away from home for long, but he now believes every student should take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad. Students all across the world yearn for opportunities to gain experience […]