Improve Your English Skills: English Immersion in the U.S.

Posted by Sandy Spring Friends School on Feb 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Knowing how to communicate well is one of the key factors in a successful life. Good communication strengthens relationships and career opportunities, and builds confidence. But when it comes to learning a foreign language, it's no easy task.

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Topics: Study Abroad, ESL, Summer Program

Four Tips for a Great Study Abroad Experience

Posted by Julie Mendez on Aug 19, 2015 1:17:00 PM

Studying abroad is a wonderful opportunity to learn and grow while taking in the wonders and culture of a new country. The experience can help students develop new skills, expand their worldview, and increase resilience and independence as they learn to adapt in different environments. Studying abroad can also be a transformative experience that may help students define a career path or select a college program that will best fit their interests. 

While many of us know that studying abroad is a great opportunity, it can be a nerve-racking endeavor to start planning for travel to a new and unfamiliar place. Lexie Leeser and Alex Polon, two of our high school sophomores who recently had an amazing experience studying abroad in Australia over the summer, have offered four great tips they wish someone had told them before starting their adventure abroad.

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Topics: Study Abroad

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