4.4 - 78 Reviews

Academic Programs Abroad (APA)

https://www.apaparis.com/

Academic Programs Abroad (APA) is a program provider offering 11 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad, Internship, Intensive Language, and Gap Year abroad programs in 4 countries such as France, Morocco, Senegal, and Martinique.

APA is a boutique program provider in Paris, France with a passion to provide a first-rate study abroad experience that unites academic excellence with the beauty and richness of French and Francophone culture. For over 30 years, students from more than 80 US colleges and universities have received a personalized, immersive education abroad in Paris, France; Dakar, Senegal; Rabat, Morocco; and Fort-de-France, Martinique.

Built on the pillars of academics, culture, and community, each program in the APA portfolio is thoughtfully designed to challenge each student to immerse her or himself in all aspects of the French and Francophone lifestyle. Through this immersion, we have witnessed students grow to become not only more fluent but, mature and globally-minded citizens.

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OVERALL RATING 4.4
Based on 78 Reviews
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February 28, 2024
Past Review Challenging, Yet Rewarding Experience Abroad! Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"I learned French! The reason I went to Paris in the first place was to improve my French language skills, and I can confidently say that I achieved that goal. Though my time abroad was extremely challenging, I learned more than I ever have in the span of 5 months. Abroad is really what you make of it, and I worked very hard to m..."

Brandeis University
Past Review A Get To Know Yourself Experience Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"Not scared to speak French anymore; French improved; made a lot of friends; travelled a lot, did some solo traveling as well which were amazing It's definitely worthwhile"

Brandeis University
Past Review I Enjoyed My Experience But There Are Things I Wish I Had Been Able To Change Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"the friends i made at my climbing gym and what i learned there/from them was great. i'm glad i studied abroad"

Brandeis University
Past Review Memorable Experience Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"Live through with an new foreign experience"

Brandeis University
Past Review Life In Paris Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"Overall, I learned more about French language and culture in Paris than I ever could have in the United States. For that reason alone, studying abroad was worthwhile. But there are also many other reasons study abroad was an amazing experience, such as the personal growth, the new friends, the opportunity to travel, and so much ..."

Brandeis University
Past Review An Excellent Immersive Experience Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"My experience abroad was definitely worthwhile. My comprehension in French is much improved, and more importantly, I am a more confident French speaker. I made many amazing friends through APA and traveled to places I'd only dreamed of seeing. Through study abroad, I learned a lot about myself and about the world outside of my ..."

Brandeis University
Past Review Unforgettable, Once In A Lifetime Experience Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"It was incredible and absolutely worthwhile. I greatly improved my proficiency in the language I was there to study, met fun local friends, made a potentially lifelong friendship with another student in the program and traveled to more places than I ever thought possible."

Brandeis University
Past Review My Experiences In Paris Were Life Altering! Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"i gained a sense of independence. i also profited from a reevaluation of my life plans after graduation. i would now like to live and work in paris after i finish my four years at brandeis. "

Anonymous University
Past Review Great Program Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"I gained independence and improved my french. "

Brandeis University
Past Review A Liberating Experience In An Unforgettable And Beautiful City Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"I learned independence, a language, and how to deal when things go wrong. Everyone should study abroad. "

Brandeis University
Past Review Worth It Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"I think the biggest takeaway from this program was self confidence. This program was challenging, but after completing it, I feel like returning to English classes will be a breeze!"

Brandeis University
Past Review La Meilleure Ville Et Les Meilleurs Hôtes Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"I learned a lot about being independent and thriving in a city by myself. I would absolutely do it again and encourage others to study abroad."

Brandeis University
Past Review Culturally Enriching, Fun, And Motivating Experience Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"It was definitely worth it. I learned how to adapt to different situations and how to be spontaneous. "

Brandeis University
Past Review Life Changing And Unforgettable Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"It was definitely a worthwhile experience and I learned a lot about the culture and way of life of the French people and I also learned a lot about myself. "

Brandeis University
Past Review The Rewards Were Worth The Challenges. Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"I learned not only the language and about the culture but about myself and grew much more confident in my own abilities to do things. After living, surviving, and thriving in such a strange place, I now know that I can succeed in my endeavors back home. "

Austin College
Past Review The Most Wonderful Experience Of My Life (Easily) Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"Living in a foreign country, i got to be more independent than I've ever been in my life. I learned to speak a foreign language (a skill which I believe to be invaluable). I also gained 10 pounds but it was absolutely worthwhile. Have you seen their pastries? Most importantly, I learned to seize the day, no matter where you ..."

Brandeis University
Past Review Pipe Dreams In Paris Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"It was worthwhile. I can't easily describe everything I gained and learned while abroad. But rest assured it was very worthwhile"

Brandeis University
Past Review Fantastic Experience, Difficult But So Worth It Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"I learned all about many aspects of French culture--politics, education, gender, food, immigration, general outlook,etc.-- and the differences between America. This experience was incredibly worthwhile I am so so so glad I did it."

Brandeis University