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#StudyAbroadBecause

#StudyAbroadBecause

“On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, the National Security Council hosted a summit with 100 of the most influential travel bloggers and digital media outlets at The White House. The summit highlighted current U.S. Government initiatives and new strategies for encouraging American students to study, volunteer,…

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Congrats to the Fall Alumni Advocate Winner!

Congrats to the Fall Alumni Advocate Winner!

Congratulations to AIFS Fall 2013 Paris alumna, Allison Wengler, for being the winner of the Fall 2014 AIFS Alumni Advocate drawing! Allison helped to promote study abroad on her campus and will receive a $500 travel voucher. Each semester we do a drawing to select…

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Maynooth, Ireland Summer Scholarship

Maynooth, Ireland Summer Scholarship

Interested in studying in Ireland this summer? Good news! Maynooth University is offering five (5) $1,000 scholarships for AIFS students! Just a quick train ride to Dublin, Maynooth is close to all the city has to offer while students still get to experience the charm…

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Fodor’s Go List 2015

Fodor’s Go List 2015

A photo of the Coastal Desert in Namibia, submitted by an AIFS student   To help you plan your travel, Fodor’s just came out with their Go List 2015. What’s on the list? “The 25 can’t-miss spots that we think should be on every traveler’s…

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Why Your College Application Should Include Travel

Why Your College Application Should Include Travel

Did you study abroad in high school? Did you take an educational trip with a company like ACIS? Or maybe travel Europe with your parents one summer? Whatever it is, travel should be on your college application. From making yourself a stronger applicant, to helping…

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5 Steps to Study Abroad This Summer

5 Steps to Study Abroad This Summer

The weather outside is getting colder, so what better way to warm up than planning your summer study abroad trip? Intern in London, study business in Brazil, volunteer with a Service Learning program in South Africa, travel around Europe studying fashion marketing, and so much…

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All Good Things Must Come to an End

All Good Things Must Come to an End

Taking in the beautiful view of Stellenbosch one last time    Student blogger Aimee studied abroad in South Africa with us this past semester –check out all of her posts here– and for her final blog post, she reflected on her time in South Africa…

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Go Abroad (Again!) with ACIS

Go Abroad (Again!) with ACIS

Did study abroad leave you with a serious case of wanderlust? So many of our alumni ask, how do I get back there? ACIS, a division of AIFS, specializes in group travel and can design customized trips for your group. What does that mean? You can…

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UGA Students Receive Generation Study Abroad Scholarship

UGA Students Receive Generation Study Abroad Scholarship

AIFS is proud to have joined the Institute for International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of students who study abroad. And we are proud to announce two of our Generation Study Abroad scholarship recipients! From the University of Georgia Office…

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Lessons From Abroad: 10 Travel Tips & 10 Days Left

Lessons From Abroad: 10 Travel Tips & 10 Days Left

Section of the Berlin Wall that read, “Time isn’t passing. It’s you passing.”  Student blogger Lauren wrote this with 10 days left in Ireland, and we love the advice and lessons she shared. Readon! I leave Europe in 10 days. The time has flown, as it…

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