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Tips! How to Prepare for Studying Off-Campus

By student assistant Christina Pavlaki ’19 Dear study-abroad applicants, You will soon be hearing back from your study abroad program! If you find out that your off-campus experience will be somewhere cooler than Saratoga Springs, you will want to start… Continue Reading →

My Top Three Favorite Study Spots in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

By student assistant Alena Larsen ’19 I am terrible at completing homework in my home. I get easily distracted and usually end up taking naps. While abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, I did not have a space like… Continue Reading →

Chile vs. Spain: The Diversity of the Spanish World

One of the beautiful things about Spanish is that it encompasses a rich history made up of several different cultures each with their very own dialect. Despite the different dialects, most Spanish speakers are able to communicate with one another…. Continue Reading →

Tips for Re-adjusting to Upstate New York Winters

By Matt Simkowitz ’19 Dear study abroad returnees, First of all, congratulations! You’ve successfully completed one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of your college career: studying abroad! You’ve navigated a culture and destination much different from your own,… Continue Reading →

Springing into the Spring Semester – Welcome Back!

Welcome back Skidkids!!  It’s great to be back, we hope your transitions into the semester are going well. As everyone starts to figure out their routines, we have a couple of exciting announcements to make! Lively Lucy Goes Global –… Continue Reading →

Preparing to go off-campus next semester? Alumni give their advice!

Meet Jane Huber ’19! Last fall, she studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina with SIT Argentina: Social Movements and Human Rights. We asked her a few questions about how she prepared to study off-campus! What was something you were most… Continue Reading →

Traveling Alone within Traveling Alone

One of the most empowering experiences I had while studying abroad was being able to travel by myself. By studying abroad in Spain, I had the fortune of being able to travel cheaply to places such as Prague, London, Lisbon,… Continue Reading →

Fun Tip for Learning a New Language while Abroad

I entered Brazil in the Fall of 2017 knowing only a couple words in Portuguese. The first month of my program SIT: Fortaleza Brazil included intensive language classes for three hours a day. While these classes were effective, they were… Continue Reading →

Let’s Tour Vienna!

I spent 9 months in this relatively small but beautiful city in central Europe. I have now been almost 9 months away from her and I miss her terribly! Looking through some pictures of my first week there, it felt… Continue Reading →

Highlighted Blog Posts

Hello, students! Curious what life abroad is like? Are you interested in reading various students’ perspectives about the experience? Our bloggers who are currently abroad can give you some insight! This semester, we have four featured bloggers telling their tales… Continue Reading →

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