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Tufts University Summer School

Address: 419 Boston Ave, Medford, MA 02155, USA
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Description Tufts University Summer School

  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Age of students: 13-18 years
  • Course dates: June 25 to August 6
  • Language of instruction: English.

Summer English courses are a great opportunity for students from all over the world to relax and significantly improve their language level. In Boston, one of the best international summer camps is opened on the basis of the prestigious Tufts Univeristy: here schoolchildren from different countries constantly communicate among themselves, learning new facts about unfamiliar countries, making new friends, developing communication skills.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Tufts University Summer School

Program name
20.05.2020 -07.08.2020
from 2 970 $ / month
  • Intensity: 20 lessons per week
  • Language of instruction: English
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes
  • Class size: up to 15 people
  • Minimum requirements for enrollment: any level (from Beginner)
  • Minimum duration: 1 week
  • Dates of arrivals: from June 25 to August 6 (arrivals on Sunday, departures on Saturday).

The combined summer program will help not only to improve language, communication and speech skills, but will also provide an opportunity to spend summer vacations with pleasure and comfort!

The academic program implies 20 lessons of general English weekly (4 on weekdays). Complexly improve all the basic language skills:

  • Reading
  • Auditing (listening comprehension)
  • Written speech
  • Grammar
  • Oral speech (spoken English)
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation and correction accent)
  • Vocabulary
  • Overcoming of the language barrier.

Before the beginning of the studying, all students undergo an introductory testing, which determines their level of knowledge and distributes them to the appropriate group: so the study becomes more efficient and comfortable for each student. Moreover, the teachers strive to form groups as international as possible: full language immersion and constant conversations in English increase the effectiveness of the course and help to overcome the language barrier as soon as possible.

The course price already includes:

  • Tuition on the course (20 English lessons per week)
  • Accommodation and meals (full board, residence, double rooms)
  • All textbooks, books and materials
  • Initial knowledge level testing
  • Final certificate with achievements
  • Leisure program, events, creative and sports sections
  • Excursion program (weekly - 1 trip for the whole day and 4 tours for several hours).

Accommodation, housing and food

All students of the summer camp live in a traditional student residence: they are cozy, fully furnished and equipped with household appliances, double rooms (bathrooms and amenities are designed for every 6 rooms). In general, there are comfortable lounges for recreation with TV, billiards and board games, computer rooms with modern PCs and Internet access. The entire territory (campus, and residences) is guarded around the clock - the safety of children is guaranteed in 24/7 mode.

Meals in the summer camp are boarded (minimum three times a day), and if the pupils leave for a long excursion, everyone receives a packed lunch on the way.

Events Tufts University Summer School

Every day spent in the summer camp will be remembered for a long time! Administrators and teachers of summer courses organize fun and interesting events every day, during which each student can show his talents and abilities, learn something new, and practice the skills in the classroom in an informal, free and friendly environment.

The following forms and leisure options are proposed:

  • Daytime activities

Are held before classes and in the afternoon. Most often blocks of events correspond to a certain theme - it can be "World of the Wild West" or a journey through the universe of Harry Potter. Students spend a lot of time in the open air: they play team games (football, volleyball, baseball, dancing, the Small Olympic Games are held - small tournaments and matches in various sports), they go to the local cultural and historical sites - on the campus of the legendary Harvard, on the Freedom Trail hiking trail, visit the large Science Museum and the Quincy Market market. There are many elective faculties: needlework and various crafts, performances and performances, games to find treasures and etc.

  • Evening activities

In the evening hours, students usually expect even 2 events: this is done so that the leisure option is found for students with different tastes and interests, so that everyone finds a lesson for their interests. Students organize fashion shows, relax at discotheques and karaoke, compete in intellectual quizzes, learn new things at the People's World Parties.

  • Excursions and walks

The program of excursion trips is diverse: three times a week students go to explore the city's surroundings and sights (minimum program is 3 trips, many excursions are available for an additional fee). Variants of trips can be:

  • Sea cruise and whale watching
  • Sightseeing tour of Boston by tram
  • Holidays in the resort of Hampton Beach
  • Visit to the huge Skywalk observatory
  • Holidays in amusement park Six Flags
  • City excursions in Newport and Rhode Island
  • Visit to Salem, famous since "witch hunts"
  • Shopping in the huge Wrentham Village Outlets (over 175 various stores!)
  • A big tour to New York.

Equipment Tufts University Summer School

The campus of the summer camp and the university is located near the city center (20 minutes by car), in the modern and developed Davis Square area - here you can not find the big shops and entertainment centers, cinema and banks, theaters and museums, cafes and restaurants. The international Boston Logan airport can be reached in just half an hour, which significantly facilitates the children's transfer.

The campus is well equipped, meets all modern requirements of the educational world. WI-Fi is available throughout the territory (there are also separate, quiet computer classrooms where you can do self-studying or contact your friends or relatives). There is a large indoor pool, numerous grounds for team and individual sports in the open air (for example, a baseball field and basketball courts).

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The course price already includes:

  • Tuition on the course (20 English lessons per week)
  • Accommodation and meals (full board, residence, double rooms)
  • All educational manuals, books and materials
  • Initial testing of the level of knowledge
  • Final certificate indicating achievements
  • Recreational program, activities, creative and sports sections
  • Sightseeing program (weekly - 1 full-day trip and 4 rounds for several hours).

The following components are paid additionally:

  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Additional trips, excursions and activities (optional)
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the embassy)
  • Accompanying the minor on the way (optional).

Extra fees:

  • Deposit for a course/programme 500 USD
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 75 USD

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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