CIS Abroad Blog
Being Vegan in Paris | Student Blog from France
I’m in love with all things French… and I’m vegan. Although I was confident in bringing my dream of studying abroad in Paris to life, one thing was making me nervous. I’m vegan, and I wasn’t sure how being vegan in Paris would work. For example, when I imagine typical French cuisine, insane amounts of […]
Growing Through Reverse Culture Shock | Student Blog from Aix-En-Provence
There’s no doubt that studying abroad is life-changing. By moving to a foreign country for a few months, I gained a new perspective not only on the world but also on my home country. I saw in-depth details of life in Europe and grew to love them dearly. The food, the people, and even the […]
A Letter to My Host Mom | Student Blog from Aix-en-Provence
Dear Delphine, my Host Mom in Aix-en-Provence, I remember having a dream about you days before knowing who you were. It’s hard because in my dream you had no form or shape, you were just an idea but you had a name, Daphne. Days later, I found out who you were, your name? Delphine. In […]
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?
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.
5 Tips to Make the Most of Your Homestay | Student Blog from Aix-en-Provence
During my time in Aix-en-Provence, I lived with my host mom, her 15-year-old son, her best friend’s daughter, and our two cats (photos of the kitties below!). Living with a host family is the ULTIMATE way to experience French life and culture, though it can be challenging for all parties since it involves building a new […]
My Favorite Class Abroad | Student Blog From Aix-en-Provence
Going to school in a different country makes you feel like you’re a first-year all over again. At my home university, Jacksonville University, I can easily navigate myself anywhere. But, in Aix-en-Provence, I had to learn and readjust to the new set up. Read on to learn more about my favorite class abroad and what […]
Alumni Spotlight: Rome and Paris
Julia Sanzo is a Early Childhood Education and Child Psychology Major at Eastern Connecticut State University. This summer, she took part in CISabroad’s “Heart of Renaissance – Rome and Paris.” We caught up with her for a brief interview regarding her truly memorable experience and advice for prospective study abroaders! Why did you choose the […]