Stories from our international boarding schools


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Science, tech, engineering, art, and math in New York

As an international boarding school whose mission is to give students access to a future without bor... Read more

California culture: Health and fitness

It’s well known that the Golden Coast is busy with one of the world’s fastest-growing industries – h... Read more

East Coast v. West Coast – What’s so different?

The United States of America is a vast country, filled with many different landscapes and cultures. ... Read more

Culture compare: National parks in the US and the UK

There’s nothing more refreshing than getting back to nature. It makes sense that the best learners a... Read more

A brief history of Black History Month

If you’re living in the US or spending time on social media, you’ve probably noticed something that ... Read more

Culture classroom: 5 top eats in New York

George Bernard Shaw put it best when he said, “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” I g... Read more

UK and US: culture comparison

Here at EF Academy HQ in Zurich, we have team members from all over the world. This week, we’ve put ... Read more

5 reasons to send your child to study high school in the US or the UK

Everyone wants the best for their child, but when the best education is abroad, that can result in a... Read more

Insider tips: US culture

50 states come together to form the United States of America. Each state with its own unique culture... Read more

How students share their culture with their international peers

Attending a school like EF Academy gives you a unique opportunity to live among students from all ov... Read more

5 athletes who redefined their sport

The very nature of being an athlete is impressive. Pushing your body to new limits and testing human... Read more

This is how Christmas is celebrated in our three locations

With two locations in the UK and one in the US, EF Academy has a few different options when it comes... Read more