News and Blogs
With the Academy Awards on the horizon, this month we're featuring alums with careers in the entertainment world.
"I believe adaptation, the need to embrace change, and enjoy that feeling of discomfort helped me tremendously throughout my career."
In Maya's latest blog from SYA China she opens up about her meaningful relationship with the calligraphy teacher, Cui Laoshi.
This month's featured alum, Kaitlin Solimine, notes that there has been no experience in her life as life changing and impactful as SYA China.
The host family experience is a key component to your time abroad. We're excited to celebrate the host family relationship in this month's #IamSYA campaign.
The application deadline is coming up on February 15th.
The Chinese New Year celebration will begin tonight (1/27/17) and last two weeks.
Watch Campus Reporter, Montserrat's latest video from SYA Italy!
When SYA China visited Shanxi province, students were given the opportunity to spend an entire day at a local high school in the small city of Datong.
SYA will be presenting at the Independent Schools Experiential Education Network (ISEEN) winter conference today in Ohio.
SYA's Summer programs focus on intensive language instruction and immersion in the culture during a five-week stay.
Ivy T. is a SYA France Class of 2016 alum. She is currently part of the our Multi-Media Alumni Ambassador program and most recently wrote a blog describing six reasons why one should consider applying to SYA France.
Sarah F. is currently a senior at SYA Italy and a blogger for our Campus Reporter program. Her most recent blog talks about spending five days in a local, Italian school.
Enjoy footage from SYA China's class trip to Shanxi Province.
Alfred S. is currently a junior at SYA France and a photographer for our Campus Reporter program.
We recently interviewed Sam Savage, the current Language Department Chair and Latin teacher at Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, MA. Mr. Savage is also a former SYA Italy faculty member, having taught Latin in Viterbo from 2007 to 2009.
"I have twin eighteen year old sisters, which is especially awesome because I grew up with two brothers. My host parents are super generous; they are also in their fifties and still run marathons!"
Two current SYA Campus Reporters blog about experiences with their host families.
We recently interviewed Timothy Pratt, Dean of College Advising at St. Paul's School in Concord, NH to hear his thoughts on how the college application process can be positively impacted by spending a full academic year abroad with School Year Abroad.
This month we feature alums with careers focused on international relations.
"SYA was a leap that I am so glad I took and has instilled in me certain values and skills that will make me a better person and community member throughout the rest of my life. It was a truly invaluable experience."
This year's scholarship recipient benefiting from the Carlos and Malú Alvarez Endowment for Scholarships for School Year Abroad at Saint Mary's Hall, shares his experience so far abroad in Zaragoza, Spain.
To learn more about our high school study abroad programs, please contact us at email@example.com or 978.725.6828.