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2013 Photo Contest Winners!! (Fall ’12, Winter Break 12/13 & Spring 13)

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Photo Contest!

The contest included the following sessions: Fall Semester 2012, Winter Break 2012/2013 & Spring Semester 2013.

We received some amazing photos & we’re very thankful our students wanted to share their experience with us and the world!

Congratulations to…..

…. Logan Lee!
1st Place: $250 Cash!
 (with a total of 785 Facebook likes for his photo!)
Logan attended the Fall 2012 Semester in Costa Rica.

Logan Lee - Fall 2012 - Costa Rica
Logan Lee – Costa Rica – Fall 2012

…..Sam Spiegel!
2nd Place: (with a total of 459 Facebook likes for his photo!)
He will receive $150 off a future Study Abroad program with Sol Education Abroad.
Sam also attended the Fall 2012 Semester in Costa Rica.

Sam Spiegel - Costa Rica - Fall 2012
Sam Spiegel – Costa Rica – Fall 2012

Both winners attend the University of Kentucky! (Go Wildcats!)

The winning photos are highlighted here, but you can view all entries here in the Facebook Photo Contest.

Thank you all again for your amazing photos!

*Make sure you congratulate the winners if you can!

Sol Education Abroad – 2013 Photo Contest (Winter & Spring)

Dear SOL student,

Submit your best study abroad photo and win $250!

Sol Education Abroad Photo Contest Instructions:

1) How to submit:
– Email Sol Education Abroad at photocontest@soleducation.com your best
photo at it’s original size (largest amount of pixels & largest size possible).
– In the subject of the email put:
Sol Education Abroad 2013 Photo Contest – YOUR NAME.
– In the body of the email please include: your name, your session, country, and
where the photo was taken.

2) How to vote:

– A Facebook photo album will be created titled, “Sol Education Abroad – 2013
Photo Contest (Winter & Spring)
“. Once we receive the photos via email they will be posted to the album, and then they are open for voting.
–  You will vote by clicking the “like” button for the photo.
–  Anyone is welcome to vote! Get your friends & family in on the voting to help
you win!

3) Dates:
– Dec 15th: Photo posting opens
– Dec 15th – May 1st: Open voting!
– May 1st: Photo posting closes (any photos emailed after 5pm CST will not be considered for the photo contest). Once a photo is moved to the album “Sol Education Abroad – 2013 Photo Contest (Winter & Spring)” album it is open for voting. You will have from Dec 15th – May 1st to get as many “likes” (votes) as you can!
– May 15th: Winner Announced!

4) Prizes

– 1st Place: $250 cash!
– 2nd Place: $150 off a future Study Abroad program with Sol Education Abroad
(not redeemable for cash nortransferable to other programs or students).
– Top 10 finalists will all have their photo included in the next catalogue.

4) Eligibility:
– The contest is open to Winter Break 2012/2013 & Spring Semester 2013
students.
– The voting is open to everyone!

See last year’s contestants & winners: Sol Education Abroad – 2012 Photo Contest (Summer)

Good luck!

Photo and Video Release: I consent to the use of photographs or video footage that I am in and my comments about the Program to be used by Sol Education Abroad for publicity purposes and to the distribution of information about the Program to my parents or guardians whom I have specified in my Sol Education Abroad paperwork.

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Sol is winning awards!

We are very happy to announce that Sol Education Abroad has recently received 3 study abroad accolades in Abroad101’s 2012 Study Abroad Rankings. The awards are:

THE TOP 10 STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS:

The best of the best. The cream of the crop. The creme de la creme. However you want to say it, these listings rose above our other 7,500+ programs to form our top 10 study abroad programs for 2012. Rankings were calculated from our over 16,000 student reviews and considered the student’s overall, academic, cultural, and administration experiences with their study abroad program.
http://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/sol-education-abroad-heredia-latin-university-of-costa-rica

TOP PROGRAM PROVIDERS:

Providing some of the best experiences and guidance for students across various aspects of study abroad, our ‘Top Program Providers’ list contains organizations sure to help make your abroad experience the best possible. Rankings were calculated from our over 16,000 student reviews and considered the student’s overall, academic, cultural, and administration experiences with their study abroad program provider.
http://www.studyabroad101.com/providers/sol-education-abroad

TOP PROGRAMS FOR LANGUAGE LOVERS

Sure to delight the polyglot in all of us, the ‘Top Programs for Language Lovers’ rankings reflect how well students felt their program encouraged them to use the host country’s language.
http://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/sol-education-abroad-heredia-latin-university-of-costa-rica

We want to thank all the alumni that took the time to put their testimonials on Abroad101’s website!

Regards,
the SOL EDUCATION ABROAD Team


SOL EDUCATION ABROAD
 (www.soleducation.com) is an affordable Study Abroad & Spanish Immersion Program that offers summer, semester, quarter, academic year, winter break & Faculty-Led Custom Programs for university students at the following destinations (with the academic institutions where classes are taught):

* Buenos Aires, Argentina (University of Belgrano)
* Heredia, Costa Rica (Latin University of Costa Rica)
* Granada, Spain (University of Granada)
* Oaxaca, Mexico (University of Oaxaca)

(Our programs include everything except flight: tuition, excursions, cultural activities, community service, homestay, medical insurance and much more)

the SOL EDUCATION ABROAD Team

Oct 16th – Study Abroad Fair Alert!

Hola!

Today Sol Education Abroad will have representatives at the following Study Abroad Fairs:

Austin Community College (Austin, TX)
When:11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Riverside Campus (Outdoor courtyard area in front of the bookstore) & Cypress Creek Campus!
Representative: Liliana Jones

Fantastically Fun Fotos!

Have you voted for the Sol Education Abroad 2012 Photo Contest yet? The posting closes on August 15th. The grande prize is $250 cash money, 2nd place is $150 off a future study abroad program with Sol Education Abroad, and the top 10 finalists will have their photo published in the new Fall 2012 catalogues!

The Winner will be announced August 25th.

To help our students get their photos out there, make sure to “like” the photos in the Facebook Photo Contest Photo Album (Sol Education Abroad – 2012 Photo Contest).

Here are some beautiful examples of student photos.

2012 PHOTO CONTEST: Emily Lyons, Parque Central, Heredia, Costa Rica
2012 PHOTO CONTEST: John Going, Buenos Aires
— at Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2012 PHOTO CONTEST: Keith Slayden, Manuel Antonio
— at Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica.
Bella Cockerell – 2012 – Photo Contest
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
2012 PHOTO CONTEST
Julie Van Pelt
Costa Rica

2012 Sol Education Abroad PHOTO CONTEST!

Dear SOL student,

Submit your best study abroad photo and win $250!

Sol Education Abroad Photo Contest Instructions:

1) Prizes
– 1st Place: $250 cash!

2nd Place: $150 off a future Study Abroad program with Sol Education Abroad (not redeemable for cash nor transferable to other programs or students).
– Top 10 finalists will have their photo included in the next catalogue

2) Post your BEST photo to our fanpage wall ( www.facebook.com/soleducation)
a) In the caption of the photo make sure to type: “2012 PHOTO CONTEST: Your Name, Photo Location”
 b) Only submit 1 photo (if you submit more than 1, we will only use your 1st photo)

3) Dates: 
– Jul 7th: Photo posting opens
– Jul 7th – Aug 15th: Open voting!
– Aug 15th: Photo posting closes (any photos posted after 5pm CST will not be considered for the photo contest). Once a photo is moved to the album “Sol Education Abroad – 2012 Photo Contest” album it is open for voting. You will have from July 4th – Aug 15th to get as many “likes” (votes) as you can!
– Aug 25th: Winner Announced!

4) HOW to vote: You will vote by “liking” the photos in the album “Sol Education Abroad – 2012 Photo Contest”.

NOTES:
– You do NOT have to be a SOL student or alumni to vote! Get your friends & family in on it too and get them to help you win!
– You must like our fanpage to post a photo or vote
– Eligibility: any student who participated in a Sol Education Abroad 2012 Study Abroad program (January 2012 – August 30th) students will be allowed to enter photos.

*Photos sent by email will NOT be accepted.

Photo and Video Release: I consent to the use of photographs or video footage that I am in and my comments about the Program to be used by Sol Education Abroad for publicity purposes and to the distribution of
information about the Program to my parents or guardians whom I have specified in my Sol Education Abroad paperwork.

Good luck!

the SOL EDUCATION ABROAD Team