study abroad, studying abroad, study abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica

  Ever wonder what it’s like to live in a strangers home for four months? Let me tell you, it’s a pretty unique experience. Especially when they speak another language! I...

study abroad, studying abroad, study abroad in San Jose

Living in another country is weird. It is so different from the norm we call home. Missing home, people, and places are all a part of this expirience. While studying abroad...

study abroad, studying abroad, study abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica

Picture the area you live in and think about all the street signs, numbers and specific addresses that help you figure out where you are. Now imagine all of them have...

Welcome to my new home: Costa Rica! Before coming abroad, I had little idea what to expect other than what I could think up in my imagination. If you are planning...

Take a walk in my shoes: where I have traveled up and down Costa Rica’s beautiful coastlines. See what it’s like to be a student in a Costa Rican Marine Biology...

Not many people can turn down a trip to Panamá, but as Americans in Costa Rica, our VISAs prohibit us from staying in Costa Rica for more than 90 consecutive days....

San José, Costa Rica: Make your way through an extensive tour given from the perspectives of CEA’s program director, Maggie Banchs and CEA’s academic director, Leo Duran.  The tour covers the CEA building...

Learning a new language isn’t something that happens overnight. I have been studying Spanish for years now and I still learn new words and phrases every day. No matter what language...

When you’re going abroad, the biggest question is, “WHAT THE HECK DO I PACK?” A lot of this, of course, has to do with the fact that you have no idea...

This weekend CEA really spiced it up and took us on an excursion-filled weekend. Our trip started on Friday with a tour of a local coffee plantation. On Saturday, we headed...