Apply for a January Term Program by October 15th
AIFS has extended the deadline for our January 2015 programs to October 15th!
If you're interested in studying abroad on a 3-week international program this winter, a January Term program is for you. We have locations in nine exciting international cities:
Blog: 10 Things I've Learned in My First Month Abroad
Caroline Baker, a student from Grove City College, is one of our student bloggers in Costa Rica this semester. In just a few short weeks, she's learned many life lessons and picked up a few new skills as well. Read on to see how she deals with stormy weather, bugs, and loneliness.
8. It's okay to look dumb as long as you're trying.
Okay, so I'm not fluent in Spanish. I can hold a conversation but often it is choppy and scattered with incorrectly conjugated verbs and mispronounced words. At first I was uncomfortable with making these mistakes because I thought it would make me look silly, but let's be real. There's no hiding the fact that I'm not from here, and the locals aren't expecting me to be perfect.
If you don't put yourself out there and try, you're never going to learn.
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