All Things AlumniCategory
On the occasion of our closing, the AUCP has many thank-you’s to extend. After 22 years of commitment to what we proudly consider the establishment of land-mark standards of student learning in international education, it is time to express our profound gratitude to the many, many people and institutions who have contributed each in their way to the documented success of AUCP programs.
Here are some tips for finding new ways to study or to work in France!
New alums, start here to get the low-down on re-entry, your TEF and IDI scores and your transcripts. Then, check out the « All Things Alumni » section of Le Blog to get more specific info about how to make your study abroad experience work for you!
Studying abroad with the AUCP in Marseille is a unique and rewarding experience – studies in French and Arabic in a diverse and vibrant city on the Mediterranean, a study tour in Morocco and much more … But don’t take it from us – see what past students have to say about studying abroad at AUCP Marseille.
Most impressively, AUCP students average 16.79 points of progress on the IDI (as opposed to the 1.28 points of progress recorded by 60 other programs tested in the Georgetown Study). But wait, what’s an IDI?
The AUCP has been assessing language acquisition since 2000. But how? Using the TEF – or the Test d’Evaluation de Français. But what is the test, how does it measure linguistic competence, and why is it important? We break it down for you.
Many AUCP alumni were deeply affected by the November 13th terrorists attacks in Paris. An attack on the values of a country they hold so dear. Linfield College student and AUCP alumna Rachael Conway wrote this post, demonstrating what it truly means to be a Global Citizen.
Meet AUCP Marseille Alum Dana Azzoug, née Hauck! Currently living and working in Detroit, Michigan, where she is Bilingual Director of Golf Digest Planner with the J Ryder Group. Her French still serves her to this day, read more to find out just how much!
To help you begin reflecting on your experience and thinking about how you can present it in the future, take a look at the following skills/competencies that employers need in the international workplace. Clearly, study abroad gives you a serious leg up…
This detailed infographic shows that study abroad really is worth it! What do you think?
We said farewell to our class of Spring 2015 just last week. But before they said their last goodbyes to the South of France, we asked them to share their thoughts about their experience abroad.
Now that you’re familiar with our “Meet an AUCP Student” series, check out the “Meet an AUCP Alum” series! First up is Sophia Carter, a George Washington University graduate now studying law at Duke University. Looking back on her Spring 2010 semester in Aix, Sophia discusses the value of the French language, teaching English in France and her favorite memories from her AUCP Study Abroad experience.
So you’ve completed your semester abroad. But now, you’re applying for internships or jobs, and you need to make your resumé stand out. How can you make the most of your study abroad experience on your resumé?
There are many reasons to look forward to going home after study abroad, but there are also a number of aspects that can prove difficult – often because they are unanticipated. We’ve named the top ten hardest things about coming home.
Coming back from France is HARD you guys. And coming back from a one-of-a-kind immersion experience like the AUCP? 25 reasons why missing Provence is just a struggle.
At the end of each semester, students share their thoughts on the various aspects of their AUCP Study Abroad experience in Aix and in Marseille.
So you’re back from your semester or summer abroad, and you want to keep up your French? Or, you’re thinking about studying abroad and want to brush up on your French? See what resources are available for you at our partner universities!
You’ve just spent a semester, year, or summer abroad. It went well, you spoke French all day, every day. And now, you’re back home. How do you keep up your French? The AUCP has a few tips on keeping up your French level once back in the States!