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Meet Ivana Madeline

By Ivana Madeline S.

Hey y’all! My name is Ivana Madeline Samson and I’m originally from Southern California. I’m currently 18 years old, but I’ll soon be 19 during abroad! I am part of... keep reading

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Know Before You Go: Coordination

By High School Gap Year at CIEE

In the October Newsletter, we shared information about the Connection and Curriculum sections of the pre-departure orientation. This month, let’s take a look at Coordination . In this section, participants... keep reading

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Cell Phones

By High School Gap Year at CIEE

We know you want your participant to stay connected while they are abroad. There are a few options to consider: Use their United States smartphone on WiFi: With internet calling... keep reading

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Travel Day and Arrivals

By High School Gap Year at CIEE

What happens on travel day and when your participant arrives in their host country? On the day your participant travels to their program location, there are a few important things... keep reading

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October Parent Newsletter

By High School Gap Year at CIEE

Welcome to our 2nd bi-monthly pre-departure Parent Newsletter in which we will make sure all key logistical information provided to participants through their online course is also available to parents... keep reading

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Gap Year Abroad Check List

By High School Gap Year at CIEE

Flights – Approximately two months before departure, CIEE will provide all participants the arrival date, arrival airport and window to arrive at the airport so that you can book your... keep reading

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Host Family Placements

By High School Gap Year at CIEE

For participants who will live with a host family during their gap program (the majority of CIEE’s gap programs place students with a host family), they will receive their host... keep reading

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Know Before You Go

By High School Gap Year at CIEE

Let’s dive a bit deeper into the “Connection” and “Curriculum” sections of their course and then talk more about Culture Shock and Cultural Differences. In the Connection module of Canvas... keep reading

An Introduction to Lucia: Who, Why, Where?

By Lucia H.

Hallo und Willkommen in meinem Blog! Hello and welcome to my blog! My name is Lucia Hoerr and I currently living in Berlin, Germany, thanks to CIEE’s Gap Year Global... keep reading

Introductions

By Maggie G.

Hi there! My name is Maggie and I’m a recipient of CIEE’s Blogging and Social Media Scholarship. I’m eighteen years-old and live in Berkeley, California. I mostly live in Berkeley... keep reading

introduction

By Rachel F.

Hello all and very nice to meet you! My name is Rachel and I am from Baltimore, Maryland. I live with my parents, older brother, cat, and fish. I was... keep reading