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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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Paris Program Options

Paris Program Options

AIFS offers a wide range of program options for students interested in studying in Paris. With two different schools, courses in French and English, and program lengths ranging from 3 weeks to 4 months, we have something for everyone. Our Paris programs allow students the flexibility to…

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The Real Paris

The Real Paris

Exploring the Luxembourg Gardens, just a short walk from my university in Paris   I have been to Paris twice before: once when I was a sophomore in high school and once just before I started college. So while I knew what to expect from a…

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Pre-Departure Jitters

Pre-Departure Jitters

Before I left to begin my three-week journey to the London metropolis, I was anything but relaxed. I must admit, that I am actually writing this after my study abroad experience has come to an end (I’m actually on the flight back home as I…

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The French Mystique

The French Mystique

After a long and eventful stay in England I was ready for the more relaxed pace of France. My introduction to this city was very low-key and involved a tour of the major sites via bus. We saw the Eiffel Tower and learned about France’s…

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Midday in Paris

Midday in Paris

“A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.”  – Charlie Chaplin Though Chaplin is not associated with the lost generation of Paris, I don’t believe there was a more appropriate quote to round of this day…

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A Dream-like Visit to Paris

A Dream-like Visit to Paris

For my first weekend getaway during my time abroad, I felt that a trip to Paris should be the start of my adventures! On Friday, my friends and I hopped on a bus for an overnight trip to the “City of Lights”. We arrived early…

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How Long Should I Go For?

How Long Should I Go For?

Can’t decide whether to go to Barcelona for the spring semester or the summer? Or maybe you’re not sure if you want to study in Greece during fall semester or January term. When students start thinking about going abroad, a big question they ask themselves…

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J-Term 2015: Plan Your Winter Break

J-Term 2015: Plan Your Winter Break

For some students, it’s hard to fit study abroad into a schedule full of academics, activities, sports, jobs and more. In 2014 we ran our J-Term programs for the first time and they were so successful we are back with more programs for 2015! If…

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l’Arrivée

l’Arrivée

Cori studied abroad in Paris (check out her blog), and for her last post as an Alumni Ambassador, we asked what was one of her favorite memories. If you think Parisians aren’t friendly, read on:   One of my favorite memories from studying in Paris…

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