Posts Categorized: AmeriSpan Blogs

Study Abroad for College or Graduate Interview Preparation

What better way to nail an interview for college or grad school than to give tangible, real-world examples when answering questions? Some common interview questions include: Tell me about yourself.  What is your strongest/weakest point?    What have you done to prepare for college? What do you want to do in the future? Tell me about… Read more »

Study Abroad Increases College and Graduate Acceptance

Colleges are accepting record low percentages of applicants (for example, the University of Notre Dame received 14,000 applications for 1,985 slots available last year, and Harvard accepted only 7.1% of applicants) because of higher numbers of qualified graduating high school seniors. Also, more college grads are staying in school, which in turn makes it harder to… Read more »

Common Cultural Differences in Latin America

Whenever you study abroad, you experience some cultural adjustment. However, when you are participating in a language immersion program, this cultural adjustment is normally greater because you are living with a family of strangers who don’t speak your native language. By immersing yourself in the culture, you will learn much more than vocabulary and verbs,… Read more »

Language & Fun Catalog Online!

Language & Fun programs are an excellent way to combine language immersion with a fun activity you are interested in. Programs are available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, and Portuguese. 

Budget-Friendly Study Abroad: Spain

If you are interested in studying Spanish in Spain, but would like to save a little money, be sure to check out our Budget-Friendly locations in Spain: Barcelona, Madrid, and Salamanca.

Combating Culture Shock

Believe it or not, the steps you take to prepare for your study abroad trip can really help you to become acclimated to your host country more easily. 

Cultural Differences in Asia: Greetings

Before your study abroad trip, it is essential to prepare as much as you can to make your cultural adjustment as easy as possible. Ways to prepare include researching what the weather will be like, figuring out what types of food you will be eating (and trying them in the United States first if possible),… Read more »

Financing Study Abroad: Fundraising

Financing your study abroad trip can seem like a daunting task. It doesn’t have to be, though. Fundraising is a great way to help finance your trip. By following these steps to fundraise, you can raise money and be one step closer to your dream study abroad trip! Steps to Follow When Fundraising Draft a… Read more »

Study Abroad Bargain: Honduras

Quality Spanish Instruction at a Bargain Price! Honduras is an excellent destination for study abroad. It has great schools, friendly people, intimate homestays, and best of all, everything in less expensive there. There are two locations in Honduras where AmeriSpan offers Spanish language immersion: Copan and La Ceiba. Copan is located in western Honduras, near… Read more »

Study Abroad for Language & Fun!

Learning a language is a long process; why not add some fun? There are tons of Language & Fun programs out there that can really add some flair to your studies. Language & Fun programs combine regular language classes with activities such as travel, surfing, golf, wine tasting, cooking, dance, art and much more! Programs… Read more »