It can be hard to decide when, where, how long to study abroad in high school. 在超过120个项目 45个不同的国家, it can seem daunting to pick the one that’s right for you. 别担心，我们是来帮忙的! Ask yourself the following questions to find a high school study abroad experience that fits your specific interests, 时间框架, 最喜欢的气候, 语言目标, 或文化好奇. And you can always reach us if you want to talk over how to choose a study abroad program.
Frankly, what do you hope to get out of studying abroad in high school? Most 人 who live abroad expand and diversify their mindset and connections. 除了成为全球公民, what particular interests do you want to explore in a new place, 以全新的视角? What do you want to accomplish in your time abroad?
Maybe your top priority is learning a new language. If you’re looking for full immersion in a foreign language, we recommend a 一年long or 学期 homestay experience. Living with a host family and constantly using the language in real life contexts is one of the surest ways to develop fluency. But, if you don’t have the time for a whole 一年 or 学期, that’s OK. You can still get a lot out of a 夏天, many of our 4到8周的课程 include intensive language courses and shorter homestays to reinforce what you learn in class.
你 want to focus on a specific topic, subject, or social issue? 我们的1到3周 全球预科项目 focus on timely themes and impactful projects in 可持续性, 环境保护, 和人权. 事实上，我们已经让全球预科与 联合国可持续发展目标 to amplify, encourage action toward, its ambitious vision for a peaceful world. 例如, Sustainability and the Environment in New Zealand, teaches you to be an environmental guardian and forward-thinking social entrepreneur. It’s packed with 可持续性 and cultural events, 社会影响车间, 和生态旅行, 在未来的节日中达到高潮.
我们很多国家都有，但是 中国 is ideal if you want dynamic city life as most of our host families are located in 中国’s booming metropolitan areas, 喜欢上海, 世界上最大的城市. 同样,在 匈牙利, most host families live in urban environments near Budapest or other large cities.
另一方面， 哥斯达黎加 would be a great fit if you’re interested in exploring lush natural landscapes. If you’re a nature lover with a penchant for pristine lakes and mountains, you’ll probably love 瑞士这里有近1500个闪闪发光的湖泊!
你想出国留学吗 一年, 学期, 夏天, or 就几个星期? Longer, 一年, 学期 programs offer a deeper immersion. 它们非常适合学习一门新语言, 搬进新家和第二个家庭, receiving a wider understanding of the country, 人, 和文化. 然而, shorter 夏天 trips can be much more focused on specific topics or goals ranging from art history, 可持续性, 生态旅游, 和更多的. If you’re looking for an intensive deep dive, a shorter trip might be best for you!
你 want to go abroad during the school 一年 or in the 夏天? Remember, the southern hemisphere has the reverse of our seasons. 这让我们不禁要问……
你 在阳光下茁壮成长 还是你更喜欢 灰色的天空? When studying abroad, it’s important to consider climate and weather patterns! 在这样的地方 印度 or 加纳, 例如, the temperature and humidity generally remain high all 一年 round, so enjoying a balmy or tropical climate is key to a happy study abroad experience. Alternatively, if you love winter sports like skiing and ice hockey, cold climes like 冰岛 or 瑞典 可能非常适合你.
Don’t just spin the globe and put your finger down anywhere. Consider what each country or region has to offer. Browse our program pages to learn more about general cultural norms and attitudes, as well as what you’re likely to see and do in a given country. 例如，多山的乡村景观 阿根廷 与内陆的沙漠形成了巨大的对比 澳大利亚. 但是，对惊喜保持开放的心态! 芬兰 could be perfect for you if you enjoy nature and want to experience a culture that highly values sustainable living and education.
Are you interested in living with a host family or in a dormitory?
别担心，我们也为你准备了节目! We offer High School Programs for 18-一年-olds in 阿根廷, 比利时佛兰德斯, 比利时法语, 波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那, 巴西, 捷克共和国, 丹麦, 芬兰, 德国, 匈牙利, 冰岛, 拉脱维亚, 挪威, 巴拉圭, 葡萄牙, 塞尔维亚, 斯洛伐克, 和瑞士. 我们还提供 留学、志愿者和海外教学项目 适用于18岁及以上的旅客. 从 在德国大学, 丹麦的民间大学, 教学在丹麦, you have many opportunities to hone your skills and discover new passions while you prepare for what’s next in college or career life.
Want to talk over these questions or get personalized recommendations? Don’t hesitate to reach out to our 出国留学 Specialists at 1-800-一般时时彩网址-INFO or (电子邮件保护).
无论你选择什么留学项目, your experience is likely to expand and diversify your perspectives, 语言技能, 人际关系, 大学，职业目标和道路. Adjusting to different cultures and surroundings can make you more creative, 适应性强的, 和自信的, 无论你去哪里. So, don’t be indecisive – consider these questions to narrow down your options, then go for one. 记住，我们一直都在帮助你!