International Summer

Will you be joining us at Worcester Academy as an international student next year? We offer a Summer Program especially for you, designed to set you on the perfect path for a successful school year!

Join us for three weeks prior to the beginning of classes. You will get to know faculty members and fellow students while having fun in your new environment. Our International Summer Program gives you a head start on your housekeeping as well. Get your school laptop set up, your bank accounts, and complete your meetings with faculty and college counselors before school begins.

Who Should Attend?
• New Worcester Academy International Students, Grades 9 to 11
• Returning Worcester Academy International Students, Grades 10 to 12
• International Students attending another preparatory school, Grades 9 to 12
• International Students who will return to their home country after the program concludes

Dates
August 6 - 27, 2017 
  • Arrival: August 6, 2017
  • Classes Begin: August 7, 2017
  • Program Ends: August 26, 2017 (nonWA Students) and August 27, 2017 (WA Students)

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  • Courses

    We offer test preparation classes for:

    EFL
    Improve your English language fluency by developing your English vocabulary and writing skills in a wide range of subjects.
     
    SAT
    Our two Summer SAT classes provide a foundation in the vocabulary, ideas, forms, and structures of English regularly encountered in American school life.
    • Our English SAT Class reviews English grammar, punctuation, and pronunciation skills while improving your critical reading and academic writing.          
    • Our Math SAT Class increases your comfort with Algebra and Geometry questions presented in English, and reviews SAT strategies for success. 

    TOEFL

    A great score on the TOEFL is very important for entrance into American universities. We’ll get you familiar with the TOEFL, giving you the strategies and skills necessary for success.
  • Activities

    While you’re getting a head start on your studies, we want you to get to know your environment as well! We keep you busy with athletic activities and day trips to places like Boston and New York City, as well as to universities, amusement parks, and shopping!
  • Application Process

    NEW AND RETURNING WORCESTER ACADEMY STUDENTS
    Simply submit the Summer Program Agreement Form and summer tuition payment along with your regular session documents. As a member of our community, you are automatically accepted! 

    STUDENTS FROM OTHER PREP SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS WHO WILL BE RETURNING HOME
    You must submit a Summer Program Application by April 10, 2017 (rolling admission begins after April 10, as space allows). Once accepted, we’ll provide you with a Summer Program Agreement Form to be completed.
  • Tuition

    • $4,650 USD per student
    • Tuition includes books, housing, meals, day trips, and related material costs - any other purchases will be the responsibility of the student 
    • Non-WA students are charged an additional $250 for required health insurance 
    • Optional linen and laundry service fee is $150