Throwback Thursday

American Councils was established in 1974, and since then we’ve been passionate about international exchange and language training. Check out the blogs below to see where we’ve been, and then visit our website at acstudyabroad.org to see where you can go with us! Speaking with Confidence – Jason learned that it’s better to speak and …

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When I Tell People I’m in Russia, They Don’t Picture a Tropical Paradise

Recently, everyone on the AC program in Russia traveled together with several Russian friends to Russia’s third capital: Sochi.  After a month or so in Moscow, where it is actually a challenge to find a hill, my Colorado-raised heart was ecstatic to see the incredible Caucasus Mountains jutting straight out from the Black Sea.  For …

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Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Recipient Profile: Tara Wheelwright

Tara Wheelwright reflects on her summer on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Moscow as a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad scholarship recipient and her love of ballet. Before going to Russia this summer, my one goal, other than improving my language skills, was to see as many ballets as possible. I had decided to …

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Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Recipient Profile: Kristian Moravec

Kristian Moravec reflects on her summer on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Moscow as a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad scholarship recipient and her experiences. I was always told that world travel for many Americans comes with the advantage of malleability to other types of people and cultures. That is, if many of us …

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Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Recipient Profile: Thomas Feerick

Thomas Feerick reflects on his summer on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Moscow as a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad scholarship recipient and what he learned. One of the first decisions I had to make as I planned my study abroad through American Councils’ RLASP was which city would be my host. As a …

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Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Recipient Profile: Lila Brooks

Lila Brooks reflects on her semester on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Moscow as a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad scholarship recipient and the benefits of an immersive language program. My interest in the Russian language originated during my junior year of high school when, following a teachers suggestion, I read The Master and …

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Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Recipient Profile: McRae Mayfield

McRae Mayfield reflects on her semester on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Moscow as a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad scholarship recipient and life with a host family. “You’re staying with a host family?” I heard this question many times before embarking on my study abroad journey to Moscow, Russia. Half the people asked …

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Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Recipient Profile: Yoshiharu Hewiit

Yoshiharu Hewitt reflects on his semester on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Moscow as a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad scholarship recipient. In the past 12 or so months, I have spent eight of them in the Former USSR. In the summer of 2017 I worked at the USA Pavilion at the World’s Fair …

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