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SAA Ambassador Blog: Barcelona

I had never wanted to go abroad. The thought of living in a foreign city almost 4000 miles away from home was always an unsettling idea to me. I thought I would struggle to come out of my comfort..

Student Blog By SAA Ambassador Julia Violone

After living in Florence for a year, I can confidently say there is no city you can make your home quite like Flo. Once you’ve seen the classic sites like the David, the Boboli Gardens, and the..

What to do in your free time during your abroad semester

It’s a big, beautiful exciting world out there with a lot to see and do while you’re studying or living abroad. You are going to want to make the most of your free time before and after classes...

Using Facebook groups to help you during your time abroad

Imagine, you have now been accepted to your study abroad program in an exciting European city. You now have to search for housing and try to make some friends before you embark on your new..

Housing tips for study abroad students

Moving to a country in which you’ve never been before, can make it challenging to find housing that you will be comfortable with. Here are a few tips on what to look for when searching for housing..

5 Tips for making friends as a study abroad student

Studying abroad is a big commitment that will take planning and saving! Your best friends from school are not all going to be able to join you on your journey. Maybe you won’t know anyone when you..

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