One of the most common things that students say when they come back from studying abroad is, “ I changed so much!”. Too often this can be seen negatively because while you feel like you have changed, it seems like everything back home stayed exactly the same. That can be a little disconcerting when you were used to running around the streets of Paris at 2 o/cock in the morning then come back and instead are sitting in a library room until 2 o’clock in the morning. This…

I had always known I wanted to study abroad. One of my main criteria for picking a university to attend was who would let me study abroad, and who make it the easiest. It wan’t news to anyone when I said I was leaving, what surprised everyone was how long I was going to be gone. I was fortunate to have the amazing opportunity to study abroad in four different countries, and I fell in love with all of them, some more than I thought I would. My…

Almost exactly three months ago I was sitting in my room in England freaking out over the fact that I had to return to America in a few days. I knew that my school offered something for returning students when they came back home so I jumped on the website to look for it. That is how I learned about the LFA conference in Washington. LFA stands for Lessons From Abroad Conference and is geared towards students who have returned home from studying abroad. The conference is designed…

Meet Christina, our internship abroad expert in Prague and internship student. Q: Why did you choose an internship abroad?  A: I chose an internship abroad mostly due to my major; I’m studying international relations with an end goal being law school for international law. I had always known I wanted to study abroad, but after some browsing through the options my school offered I noticed that CEA also offered an internship. I figured this was a great way to get some experience in my future career field while…

Aren’t sure where to study abroad? Ireland is an amazing study abroad location that has something for everyone. Have to take a specific type of class? Want to spend a lot of time outdoors? Want to go to an English-speaking country? Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a sports fan, a history buff, or a literature lover (or all of the above), studying abroad in Ireland will offer you the adventure of a lifetime. Here are 10 reasons to study abroad in Ireland: 1. Endless Outdoor Adventure Did you…