Top 10 Free Things to Do in London | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Corissa is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Psychology major at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, she is studying abroad in London this semester.

In this week’s post, Corissa tells us the best 10 free things to do in London (great on a budget!).

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Go East Young Person | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

“Connecting Global Cities” is a monthly column written by Colin Speakman, Resident Director for CAPA Shanghai.

American students will recall the advice of their forefathers in the famous saying “Go West Young Man”, a phrase credited to the American author and newspaper editor Horace Greeley concerning America’s expansion westward. It related to the then-popular concept of “Manifest Destiny” – a widely held belief (subsequently contested) in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America to the West Coast.
 
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The Moment I Knew I Became a Londoner | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Maita is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Kinesiology major at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, she is studying abroad in London this semester.

In this week’s post, Maita talks about the moment she truly felt immersed in the culture of London.

A couple of weeks ago, I went on a quick weekend getaway trip to Paris with my London roommate!  Paris is an incredible city full of both beauty and history, which famous authors such as Hemingway, Dickens and James have previously described better than I am able to.

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The Things I’ll Take With Me from My Second Home | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Cat Gloria is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Journalism major at the University of Florida, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.

In her last post, Cat tells us the top 10 things she learned from her expeirence in Dublin.

Let’s be real. I’ve gotten countless life lessons, experiences and rewards from studying abroad in Dublin this summer. Here are the most important takeaways I’ve identified. Study abroad and you’re sure to gain the same.

1. Cultural Intelligence

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Stepping Out of the US for the First Time On My Journey to Dublin | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

A CAPA Alumna Interview: Anna Budny

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Meet Anna Budny, a Psychology major at Ursinus College who studied abroad in Dublin in the spring 2017. Below, she talks about why she chose to study in Dublin, what it’s like to leave the United States for the first time, and how she made life-long international friends.

CAPA WORLD: Tell us a bit about yourself.
ANNA BUDNY: I studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland at Griffith College. I attend Ursinus College back in the States and I am a psychology major. At Ursinus, I play on the women’s soccer team. Some…

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London Internship at the Center for Brain and Cognitive Development | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Corissa is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Psychology major at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, she is studying abroad in London this semester.

In this week’s post, Corissa talks about the things she does at her internship, and her interest in psychology.

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Corissa’s journey continues every Friday so stay tuned.

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Loving London Latte’s: My Top 10 Picks | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Maita is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Kinesiology major at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, she is studying abroad in London this semester.

In this week’s post, Maita tells us where to get the top 10 latte’s in London (and a few tips elsewhere!).

For those that have read my blog biography on CAPA’s website, I have exciting news; the anticipation is finally over! The coffee-fanatic within me has been having the time of her life trying lattes’ from Goldhawk Road to Central London.  In this blog post, I present…

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