Archive: Foreign Study Winners and Losers
There are hundreds of student exchange and study abroad programs and organized student tours available. Most programs offer a rich learning experience. However, some don't seem to measure up to their advertising claims. How do parents and students sort through the options? Please share your experience with foreign study. Was your program or tour worthwhile, or just a waste of time and money?
Study Abroad in Italy for High School Students
Looking for a great study-abroad experience for high school students in Italy? SPI (www.spiabroad.com) offers an experience where students live with families in Siena, experience immersion in Italian culture and language (and get to experience the Palio), and tour throughout Tuscany and Lazio, all guided by an experienced teacher.
Dallas, TX USA 04/21/2010
If you are interested in studying French in France, I recommend Alliance Francaise over other language schools. I studied with AF after studying with EF and everything about AF was better. That's not to say that there aren't a few good teachers elsewhere. There were at EF, I just didn't have them. My experience was such that I'd go with AF again.
San Antonio, TX USA 04/06/2010