The Top 5 Cultural Celebrations in Argentina | (Julie Ritz)

When you study abroad in Buenos Aires, there’s a few cultural celebrations throughout the country that are worth looking into attending! Here are five for your list: 
1. Tango Festival

Argentine Tango is famous around the world, but no place celebrates it more than its home city of Buenos Aires. Every August, Buenos Aires hosts a tango festival that brings tourists and locals out into the street. Performances, lessons, and open air parties take place day and night in the city, and professional dancers from around the world gather to take part in the revelry.

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Adulting 101: 10 Money Saving Tips from CAPA’s Finance Team | (Julie Ritz)

Adulting (otherwise known as growing-up) is hard. Having your own responsibilities and making your own money can be an adjustment when you’re used to living at home and being taken care of. But there’s nothing like getting that first paycheck and knowing that all of your hard word amounted to something. You, and only you, just got paid!

Now that you’ve got that paycheck, what should you do with it? All that talk of saving for retirement so young can seem like it’s too far away to care about, but is it? The truth is that it’s never too early to start saving or learning the smart way to…

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Why The Beauty of Studying Abroad is the Unknown | (Julie Ritz)

A CAPA Alumni Interview: Colby Cannon

Meet Colby Cannon, a Marketing major at the University of Colorado- Boulder, who studied abroad in Florence in the spring of 2017. Below, he talks about why he chose Florence as his study abroad destination, how his CAPA community abroad felt like home, and how to balance wanderlust with academics.

CAPA WORLD: Tell us a bit about yourself.
COLBY CANNON: Hello! My name is Colby Cannon and I studied abroad spring semester of my junior year in Florence, Italy. I am originally from the Bay Area, California but I go to school at CU Boulder in Colorado….

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The Difference Between the Plane Ride There and the Plane Ride Home | (Julie Ritz)

A CAPA Alumna Interview: Taisia Smith

Meet Taisia Smith, an alumna from George mason University who majored in Legal and International Studies with a concentration in African American Studies, who studied abroad in Florence in spring 2017. Below, she talks about why it was hard for her to leave her family to study abroad, how incredible the food in Florence is, and how her experience changed her and her long-term goals.

CAPA WORLD: Tell us a bit about yourself.
TAISIA SMITH: Hello! My name is Taisia Smith. I am a 22 years old and I attended George Mason University. I studied abroad in…

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On Being a Nontraditional Study Abroad Student | (Julie Ritz)

A CAPA Alumna Interview: Joyce Leung

Meet Joyce Leung, a Dietics major and Public Health minor from D’Youville College who studied abroad in London in spring 2016. Below, she talks about what it was like to study abraod being older than her peers, how growing up in Hong Kong and Canada affected her study abroad expereince, and why an internship was her primary goal for her study abroad experience.

CAPA WORLD: Tell us a bit about yourself.
JOYCE LEUNG: I am a Dietetics major/Public Health minor student from D’Youville College and studied abroad in London, England. I am originally from…

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The Circus | (Julie Ritz)

“Thoughts on Education Abroad” is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network’s Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

“Men, women, and children who cannot live on gravity alone need something to satisfy their gayer, lighter moods and hours, and he who ministers to this want is, in my opinion, in a business established by the Creator of our nature. If he worthily fulfills his mission and amuses without corrupting, he need never feel that he has lived in vain.” – P.T. Barnum

The final performance of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey…

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Interning, Volunteering, and Learning Abroad: You Can Do It All | (Julie Ritz)

A CAPA Alumna Interview: Rebecca Knight

Meet Rebecca Knight, a Speech Pathology and Spanish major at the University of Pittsburgh who studied abroad in Buenos Aires during spring 2017. Below, she talks about what it’s like to live in a homestay, what it’s like to volunteer in another country, and shares her top 3 tips for anyone heading to Buenos Aires.

CAPA WORLD: Tell us a bit about yourself.
RK: My name is Rebecca! I’m a junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Speech Pathology and Spanish. This Spring I studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina in order to further my…

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