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Wondering what in the world you’ll need for your adventure travel and field science trip? While our program-specific packing lists name the must-have items you’ll need for travel and field science, our staff of seasoned travel experts and outdoor enthusiasts give you their insights into the most important things to bring on any adventure. CARLA As a Costa Rican, Carla is all-knowing when it comes to humidity. She's also an experienced backpacker, taking on trails in the rainforest, southern Appalachia, and the northern Rockies. Definitely follow her tips to stay dry and comfortable.   Baby powder is a great way to feel dry, especially in places you wouldn’t think of, such as around your neck. It also works to get rid of that sticky beach sand on your feet. Humidity can cause extra friction between your legs when walking, creating a... Read More

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**We will continue to update this page as needed to reflect the status of President Trump's executive order, while maintaining the central information about the Travel Ban and who it affects. Update Feb. 4: A Seattle judge has signed an injunction on the Travel Ban, halting the immigration ban. The administration has filed an appeal with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Update Feb. 9: The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, a federal appeals court in San Francisco, early Sunday denied the US government's emergency request to resume the ban. That court ordered both sides to submit arguments for and against the ban by Monday night. Lawyers will make their cases to three federal judges to determine the immediate fate of the temporary restraining order. Regardless of the outcome, an appeal to the US Supreme Court is expected. Update Feb. 10: A federal appeals panel on... Read More

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So, you dream of learning about tropical ecology in South America or taking design classes in the heart of Europe? There is only one problem: you don’t quite know how to make that dream a reality because of the cost. You want to expand your horizons and learn about the world, but you’ve always heard about how expensive it is to study abroad. So, this starry-eyed dream just remains that – a dream. Well, let me tell you about how I am making that dream my reality, and hopefully, I will inspire you to re-evaluate and create achievable goals by following a few easy steps! The first step to being able to study abroad on a budget is to find an affordable program. Through programs like ISEP, you have the option to looks for schools that have low expenses. This step requires you to be open... Read More

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