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International Living named Atenas as one of the best Costa Rican towns to live in!

Monica Guajardo/January 12, 2018

From the climate, to the welcoming locals, and wonderful family atmosphere, Atenas truly is a Costa Rican gem! SOL has been able to see first-hand what a town like Atenas can do for our students who want to be immersed in an authentic and enriching experience. Summer programs are just around the corner!  Check out the article here!  Read more

Now Accepting Photo Contest Entries!

Allison Hradecky/August 03, 2017

Now Accepting Photo Contest Entries! The 2017 SOL Summer Photo Contest is now open to showcase your adventures abroad! Submit your best photos starting August 4th for a chance to win cash prizes of $250, $150 or $100!     (1) ELIGIBILITY All 2017 summer students are eligible to submit their photos. You must follow SOL on both our Facebook & Instagram pag... Read more

McKinley Cole, twice a SOL alumna, joins Sol Abroad!

Esteban Lardone/July 17, 2017

Sol Abroad is very excited to announce that twice alumna McKinley Cole has joined the SOL team in Austin! McKinley studied abroad with SOL for the Spring Semester in Heredia, Costa Rica and also for the Spring Semester in Granada, Spain.   Please read her biography: McKinley Cole was born in Cincinnati, OH and raised across the river in Northern Kentucky. She grew up on Sunday morning pan... Read more

SOL is hiring in our Austin office!

Esteban Lardone/November 02, 2016

Sol Education Abroad (SOL) is hiring in our Austin office! If you deeply believe in the life-long benefits of studying abroad and if you are looking to work for an incredible and dynamic study abroad organization, please apply on online at www.soleducation.com/newpositions JOB TITLE: Academic Coordinator & Recruiter This is an entry level position. TO APPLY: Please complete t... Read more

Accepting Entries for the 2016 Summer Photo Contest!

Allison Hradecky/July 01, 2016

SOL is launching our 2016 Summer Photo contest! Please submit your best photos from your study abroad experience. Cash prizes include $250, $150 or $100!PHOTO CONTEST INSTRUCTIONS:1) ELIGIBILITY - All SOL 2016 Summer students can submit their photos. - All contest participants must 'LIKE' our Facebook page to be eligible to win: www.facebook.com/solabroad 2) HOW TO ... Read more

"Sol Abroad was top-notch" says alumni Max Liebeskind (freshman at Harvard University)

Esteban Lardone/June 29, 2016

Max Liebeskind, a freshman at Harvard University, found his study abroad program through an online search. He ended up traveling to Argentina through Sol Abroad and said the program lived up to his expectations. "The language instruction was top-notch," he said. While Liebeskind’s decision to study abroad was mainly fueled by his desire to refine his Spanish skills, other students might be ... Read more

SOL Response to Teachers’ Union Protests in the State of Oaxaca

Elisha Smith/June 23, 2016

Sol Abroad HQ in Austin, TX and SOL onsite directors in Oaxaca City, Mexico are fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of your student while abroad. This is our top priority! In addition to responding to the daily needs of our students, and helping them to experience growth in a new environment, we take responsibility for monitoring the political, social and environmental climate o... Read more

SOL voted the #1 Study Abroad Program in the US by Abroad101

Esteban Lardone/June 22, 2016

Sol Abroad is honored to be ranked the #1 "Top Study Abroad Provider" in the 2014 Study Abroad Rankings just released by Abroad101 and StudentUniverse. SOL's Costa Rica program was ranked #1 in the "Top Study Abroad Programs" category. Upon hearing the news, SOL founders Brent Hunter & Esteban Lardone said, "When we started Sol Abroad our mission was very simple; to treat our students the wa... Read more