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The importance of experiential education

written by Alexandra Levitt, Director of Experiential Learning at EF Academy New York What is experi... Read more

What really matters during the university admissions process?

As you reach the end of your high school career, the reality of university, admissions and exams can... Read more

Review of Francesca Beard’s workshop

Recently, instead of normal English lessons, poet Francesca Beard came and taught us to write poems.... Read more

Lab course in Liverpool

In the midterm break, I went to Liverpool for a five-day lab course run by a company called BioGrad.... Read more

Appreciating creativity and artistic expression at the IB Art Exhibition

The art programs at EF Academy New York are a place where individuals can cultivate their creative i... Read more

Students visit MIT “Hack for Inclusion” conference

The “Hack for Inclusion” conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an annual hackat... Read more

Mathematical riddles can be difficult, but they keep us safe

As usual in our Tuesday assembly at EF Academy Oxford, a student presents a topic they are really pa... Read more

Benefits of a round-the-clock learning experience

Attending boarding school – living on campus and being part of a diverse community – intrinsically m... Read more

Common English phrases you won’t hear in the classroom

If learning a new language wasn’t hard enough, every culture also has their own idioms or sayings th... Read more

How to match your learning style to your study technique

No two learners are the same. While some students might struggle to study in solitude, others might ... Read more

Famous people who went to boarding school

Boarding school is a world of its own. These schools have built an unmatched reputation in helping s... Read more

Meet the team – campus life with Wendy Bradley

The teaching faculty at EF Academy New York come from very diverse backgrounds and bring a wealth of... Read more