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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

10 tips on how to be a good roommate

When it comes to boarding school, there is a lot to consider. You live abroad, you stay on campus mo... 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

Academics

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

Our 12 favorite songs to study with

One of the most universal truths about attending school is that you’ll need to learn how to st... Read more

The big debate: IB vs A-Levels

One of the most important decisions a student can make during their final years at school is which a... Read more

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Student Life

A new age for boarding schools

For many students, the concept of ‘boarding school’ is a threat. It’s where disobedient children are... 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

How being an athlete can benefit your life beyond high school

We’ve all seen the incredible sports films that have come out of the last few decades. From Friday N... Read more

How you grow when surrounded by success-orientated people

When it comes to personal growth, whether academically or personally, moving ahead is all about crea... Read more

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Parents

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

How students benefit from positive adult influence

Moving to a boarding school – one that is often halfway around the world – is a big chan... Read more

7 valuable ways to encourage your child to learn another language

In a globalized world, being able to speak a second or third language is something that offers peopl... Read more

Support and guidance: How to navigate university applications

A key part of any student’s high school career is the decision to apply to university. But with so m... Read more

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