The American education system is well known around the world and has a great reputation. Many students and their parents are keen to take advantage of all the benefits. Many choose to start early by putting their children in one of the many boarding schools in America.
Let’s get some answers to basic questions that you may have about the process and criteria to get into the system.
A person, who does not have a passport of the country and wishes to pursue an education, is considered an international student.
Many international students want to attend college in the US in the field of their interest. To get a head start in the educational system, many parents choose to send their kids to boarding school. This helps them to
Besides their completed application forms, students wanting to attending boarding school in the US have to prove that their language abilities. This is an important step in proficiency assessment.
American and Canadian Boarding Schools require SLEP – (Secondary Language English Proficiency) of their students. It is a multiple choice language test. Students are tested after 3 – 5 years English tuition and provide the teachers with information on the student’s ability to comprehend subject matter. Some other schools require the SSAT – Secondary School Admission Test – a standard entrance test in English.
One can find a diverse mix of nationalities – Argentina, Brazil, Germany, France, Ireland , Canada, Sweden, Thailand to name a few. Students are able to realize their potential in the current environment. Cultural understanding is developed by direct contact with a multi-national environment.
Most of the boarding schools have trained college counselors and can help with choosing the schools and also in the application process. The boarding schools also offer prep classes for TOEFL and other entrance exams.
Many students have benefitted from going to boarding schools as they are exposed to many international elements – after all, they will be eventually working in a world where they have to work with people from different walks of life.