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Clashing Cultures: France and the United States

Clashing Cultures: France and the United States

Perhaps more than any other country in Europe, there are a lot of stereotypes about France, and the American experience in France. Here’s what you need to know: Food In general, everything is smaller; portions at restaurants or milk at the grocery store. The largest…

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Running Through Paris: Where to Go

Running Through Paris: Where to Go

For me the day isn’t over until the run is done. Compared to back in the U.S., recreational running in Paris isn’t exactly ideal. But over my time here, I am learning to exercise the Parisian way. No matter where your travels take you, I…

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Finding Your City

Finding Your City

Ben studied abroad with us in Paris in 2010 and just returned for a visit– that exhilarating return to your study abroad city. Now working at his alma mater, Salve Regina, he wrote about and reflected upon his experience, encouraging students to study abroad and…

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January Term in Paris

January Term in Paris

Why spend January in Paris? It’s the perfect opportunity to spend your winter break earning credits and experiencing a new culture. And for some students who can’t go abroad during the rest of the year, it’s a chance to study abroad! There are countless reasons…

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Picture This

Picture This

In a city with so much fashion and history, why would you want to learn in the four walls of a classroom? With my program, AIFS allows us to learn beyond the classroom. Not only I am I getting a chance to see history firsthand…

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The Benefits of a Homestay in Paris

The Benefits of a Homestay in Paris

We were emailing with Lyndi, abroad right now in Paris, and asked if she had any photos she wanted to share from her time there so far. This is what she sent back, which just goes to show why a homestay is always the best…

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6 Reasons July is the Time to Visit Paris!

6 Reasons July is the Time to Visit Paris!

Paris is the place to be all year round, but especially July. Throughout the month numerous events and activities take place that I can’t wait to be apart of. Below is a list of July events that I plan to take part in during my…

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Updates From Summer Students Abroad

Updates From Summer Students Abroad

Our summer programs are in full swing and our student bloggers are keeping us up to date on what’s going on all around the globe. Check out the Student section of our blog and browse posts from all of our excellent student bloggers, from Costa…

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Packing for Paris

Packing for Paris

I have always had a love for the city of Paris, and in less than a week I will be there! Paris is considered to be the fashion capital of the world and because I have a love of fashion, I’ve taken it upon myself…

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Friendship Abroad

Friendship Abroad

Just one of many picnics at the Eiffel Tower!   Before leaving the states for my study abroad in France, my number one concern was meeting people. Who would be living with me? Would there be someone who would want to explore the city with…

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