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Navegar por la Ciudad
Navegar por la Ciudad

This week’s blog comes from Christopher Davis, University of Arkansas student studying abroad with API in Valparaiso, Chile. He’s been blogging in English, Spanish and Portuguese! Today’s entry is in Spanish; if you’d like to read this blog in English, click here. Enjoy!

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A Mother’s Wisdom
A Mother’s Wisdom

This story, from the jump, gets a huge shout out to my host mother who always always always encouraged me to go out and explore the city (“para conocer” (so that I can get to know it more) so I wouldn’t regret not having gone out at the end of my stay.

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Shoutout to API for saving my trip to Atacama
Shoutout to API for saving my trip to Atacama

There was something compelling about feeling connected to a group of long lost ancestors, even with all our modern trappings, by finding some form of diversion in looking at the sky. To imagine that, from a material perspective, we are the universe observing itself. That was really cool.

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Resilience in Chile

Today's blog post is written by API's Senior Vice President of Organizational Policy and Student...

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Transporte en Chile
Transporte en Chile

A little bit less analysis and a bit more of some nitty-gritty applicable information for all of you who may be considering studying abroad, and particularly in Chile!

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Here’s Why You Should Start Planning Your Study Abroad Early
Here’s Why You Should Start Planning Your Study Abroad Early

Gather ‘round children! Today I have a very important public service announcement for all of you who may have thought, even a tiny little bit, that research and planning for your study abroad trip isn’t important because things “should just work themselves out”.

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Study Abroad Realities: You’re Going to be Nervous
Study Abroad Realities: You’re Going to be Nervous

I’ve been revising my Spanish, reading Argentine news, and watching Argentine TV shows and films on Netflix in an attempt to pick up Argentine slang. However now, a week away from my start date, nerves and anxiousness are starting to creep alongside my excitement and anticipation.

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