A year ago, I was looking for programs that could help me better understand the process of applying to universities in the United States.
EducationUSA Academy is a pre-university academic enrichment program for international high school students, which offers specialized content in college preparation, college-level writing workshops, campus visits, and cultural activities.
I decided to go to the EducationUSA Academy at Temple because it was the perfect opportunity to experience true university student lifestyle, learn about the process of applying to American universities, visit the most incredible campus and share my culture with people from all over the world.
EducationUSA Academy at Temple University was the program I was looking for and, guess what! Applications are NOW OPEN for Summer 2019!
High school students who are 15-17 years old are eligible.
Students admitted to this program are required to have a minimum English proficiency of B1 as indicated by the Common European Framework (CEF): http://tinyurl.com/CEFReference-Levels
A letter of recommendation from an English teacher which includes the student’s English proficiency level must be submitted with the application: EdUSAAcademyTemple2019
Something really interesting about the program is that you can choose your Track of Study!
· Learn about American college expectations.
Visit area college campuses & sit in on Temple University classes
Practice presentation & debating skills; participate in team leadership workshops & more
· Study with U.S. students at Temple’s renowned Tyler School of Art.
Experience making art on a college campus & expand your portfolio
Choose from classes like drawing, painting & graphic design
Access excellent facilities & faculty & visit area art colleges
· Explore digital filmmaking with Temple’s Film and Media Arts Program.
Learn the fundamentals of digital storytelling
Operate professional equipment & software
Write, cast, direct, shoot & edit a short film
· Build music theory knowledge at Temple’s Boyer College of Music and Dance.
Analyze short pieces in classical and popular styles; create an original composition; enjoy workshops & performances by guest artists
Develop the ability to sight sing using moveable DO solfège
All students will present their final projects at the Academy Exhibition!
During those three weeks, the EducationUSA Academy students take classes according to the track they choose, but they also have fun!
They spend a day in New York City, at the beach, at Ivy League universities and other nearby iconic locations that immerse them in the American experience. These are some of the amazing activities that students have while they prepare for their college application!
There are many international high school students who would love to study in the United States, and the EducationUSA Academy is the program that can make their dreams come true.
If you are one of these students, do not hesitate to apply! The Deadline is on May 13th, 2019!
Apply now! https://ielp.temple.edu/programs/short-term-programs/educationusaacademy/apply
Learn more about the EducationUSA Academy at Temple!
Diana Vicezar is from Paraguay and studied for a summer in the EducationUSA Academy at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.