Choosing the right school for you is a big decision and we help you make this process as fun as possible with a week visiting prestigious Boston area colleges and universities and having a blast doing it! Receive complimentary college counseling in small groups and exciting activity highlights.
As part of the Pre-College Enrichment Montreal program, Community Service is available as a morning course, along with your choice of an afternoon course. Work with youth at the Boys & Girls Club and get a taste of college life as you enjoy McGill University’s facilities including the athletics & recreation center. During your free time, explore the vibrant city of Montreal and have fun with fellow pre-college students on weekend excursions and day trips, all included in your tuition.
What better place to learn the beautiful romance language of French than in the second largest primarily French-speaking city in the world after Paris? Whether you are ordering the local favorite, poutine, in a restaurant or shopping at Atwater Market, Montreal offers plenty of opportunities for French language practice. After an assessment is administered on the first day, you will be grouped with other students according to your appropriate level. Attention will be given to grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing with the ultimate goal of enhancing your verbal skills. As the French language is spoken on five continents, this will become a universally accepted skill for your future career or educational directions. We don’t just want you to know Français; we want you to be able to use it!
Spend the summer studying and living in one of the world’s most international and vibrant cities, Montreal, Canada. Choose from many courses, including learning to speak French, developing your entrepreneurial and marketing skills with McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, designing your own 3D animation, learning to cook like a professional chef and boosting your creativity in our photography course. The exciting city of Montreal is renowned for being a student favorite. This Pre-College Enrichment summer program prepares you for the academic and personal challenges that come with entering college.
Colleges and universities worldwide use TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores to determine admission decisions. Our instructors help you prepare for the test effectively. Imagine the world of possibilities this test opens up to you! This test demonstrates you have the English language skills necessary for an academic classroom. Our instructors guide you and offer you test-taking strategies. They help familiarize you with the test and allow you to practice all sections of the exam. However, don’t expect to spend your entire summer in the classroom! The exciting city of Montreal is renowned for being a student favorite. Enjoy the Mont-Tremblant Beach Club and luge ride, International Blues Festival, “Just for Laughs” Comedy Festival, La Ronde – Six Flags amusement park and more!
From the big city excitement of Madrid and Lisbon to the small-town charm of Toledo and Lagos, you will have a blast exploring all that these two countries have to offer. You and your fellow travelers will sample the most delectable cuisine, explore ancient cities and enjoy thrilling canyoning, kayaking and surfing! This small group adventure will bring you off the beaten path and provide you with memories to last a lifetime.
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Spain & Portugal- Madrid, Toledo, Salamanca, Porto, Peneda Geres National Park, Lisbon, Belem, Sintra, Algarve, Seville
Discover the ancient culture largely hidden from the modern world. Vietnam has found stability and success after years of struggle. And now it’s time for the rest of the world to know about its unique and elegant beauty. As you explore the country, you are treated to flavorful foods, spectacular views and exhilarating adventure. Rewarding community service experiences with children and a farming community deepen our understanding and relationship with our hosts as we learn about this nation and are won over by the hearts of its people.
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Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Dalat, Ho Chi Minh City
Aloha! Hawaii is a paradise to visit. However, like many tropical islands, booming tourism threatens the fragile environment. Additionally, the economic benefits fall unevenly and there are many working poor. You will have the opportunity to make a difference by running a day camp, preserving the environment and helping families own their own home. Beautiful weather, beaches, and scenery along with some radical surf are just a huge bonus. By the time of your final banquet dinner, you will be a close-knit ohana and wishing you could prolong your stay to help even more.
As part of the Pre-College Enrichment Barcelona program, Community Service is available as both a morning major or as an afternoon elective. Give back to children and families in need as you participate in educational and recreational programs with Barcelona’s Martí-Codolar Youth Center, or welfare improvement projects with the community of Sant’Egidio. Preview college life as you stay at Residence Collegi Major Sant Jordi and take advantage of the impressive fitness spa & pool club around the corner. In addition to discovering the best Barcelona has to offer, enjoy exciting excursions to Madrid, Figueres, Girona and more!
Improve your Spanish while spending your summer in one of the most beloved cities in Spain. Barcelona is a sophisticated, vibrant city with unique architecture and the charm of a Mediterranean beach town. Spanish Language is one of the most popular major course choices. The main objective of this high school student program is to improve your Spanish communication skills. Emphasis is on the development of both conversational and written skills. You’ll leave Barcelona and your unforgettable summer feeling more independent and better prepared for college while making great friends, seeing incredible sites, and having improved your Spanish along the way.