How I Spent a Day in Cinque Terre, Italy

Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italy

Manarola Cinque Terre is one of the most picturesque places I’ve ever visited. It’s made up of 5 small towns perched on the western coast of Italy. The name actually translates to “Five Lands.” I went on a day trip from Florence while studying abroad in Italy during the summer of 2017. The first set […]

Graduating and Getting a Job During a Pandemic… It Is Possible!

Culturally Diverse Business Women

Make the adjustment to online classes with no prior notice, complete a remote internship, graduate from grad school, get a full-time job…. All during a pandemic. It is possible!

The thought of graduating from graduate school and securing a full-time job was already overwhelming for me… then the pandemic hit, and it almost seemed impossible for a while. But what really got me through finishing my graduate school program (online), graduating (online), completing an internship (online), and getting my first full-time job were my personal relationships and human connections.

Why Our Stories Matter: Featuring Via TRM

Why Our Stories Matter

In honor of International Education Week, Apto and Via TRM would like to share some reflections on how our international experiences have impacted and educated us.
These experiences evolve from a moment of learning and growing in the present into stories we’ll tell for years to come. Stories which, when reflected upon, continue to shape us over the course of our lives.