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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

This is what it’s like to celebrate Thanksgiving in the US

What is Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is a day for people to acknowledge everything they are thankful f... Read more

10 TV/movie high schools we wish we went to

If you’ve just returned to school after the summer and you’re dreaming of all the places you’d rathe... Read more

What happens when 650 EFA students take a trip to New York city

In September, EF Academy New York sent fourteen buses carrying 650 students and more than 80 faculty... Read more

Summer stories: Taegyeong Kim’s internship

Taegyeong Kim comes from South Korea and currently studies in the IB program at EF Academy New York.... Read more