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Volunteering with Spanish Children | Student Blog from Barcelona
A unique experience abroad My Carnival celebration this year was a little different than that of my peers on CIS Abroad in Barcelona programs. No one else in my program got tackled to the ground in hugs by Spiderman, a pirate, and Anna from Frozen. No one else had their name screamed in excitement followed […]
5 Tips for Studying Abroad on the Gold Coast | Student Blog from the Gold Coast
Dear future travelers, Picture where your life is right now. If you’re living comfortably but there’s still that little voice in the back of your head saying that something doesn’t feel “right,” I encourage you to listen to it. If you’re feeling frustrated, trapped or unhappy, I promise you that studying abroad in the Gold […]
Helping Refugees During Study Abroad | Student Blog from Rome
Since I wanted to volunteer abroad, I decided to collaborate with my host university, the American University of Rome, and the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center. With support from CIS Abroad, I was able to host a donation drive on campus to collect items that the refugee center needed I really wanted to help this refugee […]
Top 5 Cultural Differences between the US and New Zealand | Intern Blog from New Zealand
In my three weeks living in Wellington, New Zealand, I quickly became accustomed to the local lifestyle after noticing how New Zealanders do things differently compared to people back in the States. Some things both New Zealanders and Americans do include waking up to go to work and throwing parties on the weekends. Also, people […]
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?
Top 3 Study Abroad Destinations for Book Lovers
These three book-filled spots will fill every book lover with glee! Keep them in mind when you're deciding where to study or intern abroad.
Being A Legally Blind Student Abroad | Student Blog from Aix-en-Provence
Aly didn't think she could be successful as a legally blind student abroad. Read how CISabroad helped her make her dreams of studying in France come true.
"Did you make that up just now?" | Language Misunderstandings in Australia
I knew that leaving the US and traveling to Sydney, Australia would introduce me to some new words. But what I didn’t realize was truly how different the everyday language can get, even though everyone is still technically speaking English. Here’s a round-up of some of the funniest language misunderstandings in Australia that my friends and […]