To All the Little Moments....
I’ve thought about leaving many times; some days I was excited to move on and other days I dreaded the day I would have to say goodbye. And now that time where I have to say goodbye and move on … Continued
Bodhgaya Buddhist Retreat
By Paige Marcano-Buchanan As hazy fog drifts over far-off trees, the rising sun dyes the sky a soft purple. We cradle hot mugs of chai in our hand listening to the birds flying overhead. With the strike of a gong, … Continued
Foods of Lobitos
By Josh Krauss, Latitudes Peru ’18 Welcome to Lobitos Greetings everyone, I am Joshua Krauss, and I’ll be your spiritual guide to all things food. And our first destination is in the small beach town of Lobitos Peru. Most people … Continued
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7 Reasons Why I Chose to Study Abroad (and why you should too)
By Emily Archer
I’m close to my halfway point in my study abroad experience, and I think I’ve gained enough experience and expertise to let other people know exactly why they should be doing exactly what I’m doing (but in their own way!) If I can convince at least one person to go through with a study abroad experience, I think I would be happy. There are a million reasons why people should study abroad, or travel in general, but here are a few that I came up with that I think are pretty convincing arguments
1. Because I wanted something different
Do you ever spend a whole week doing the exact same thing? Wake up, go to class, come home, watch Food Network, maybe study, sleep. Routines are wonderful, they make the…
Carpe Diem Scholarships
Carpe Diem Education | International Gap Year Programs | Gap Year Programs | Group Semesters and Yearlong Opportunties
Let’s face it; experiential travel programs can be expensive. We realize that even with all the funding opportunities through Financial Aid and education accounts, our programs can still be out of range for many students.
At Carpe Diem, we strive to support equity and access. We aspire to increase diversity and inclusivity within our community of staff, local contacts, and students. We are also committed to having a responsible presence in Portland, our home city.
To that end, we have designed a three-pronged scholarship program to support socioeconomic diversity within our student groups. Our three scholarship options are: