Is it really easier to learn a language as a child?

Language learning

Is it really easier to learn a language as a child?

By on 10/26/2015

How adult professionals can learn languages faster   "Learn a language while you are young, it's easier than doing it when you are older." [...]

10 ways to kill time on a flight

Travel tips

10 ways to kill time on a flight

By on 10/22/2015

Flying is like painting your nails. As soon as you realize that you can’t use your hands for 30 minutes, your desire to wash the dishes becomes [...]

Student Stories

Amanda B.

Amanda B. - I was able to practice a language in a beautiful country

Amanda B.
“EF not only taught me many things about myself, but I was able to practice a language in a beautiful country with many amazing people!”

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Student Stories

Edmundo

Edmundo - The EF Barcelona program was a transformative experience

Edmundo
“The EF Barcelona program was a transformative experience! One that left me with unforgettable memories, tremendously fun friends, and a new perspective on life that has continued to shape my character long after my departure!”

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Student Stories

Ali C.

Ali C. - Traveling… with EF was one of the best decisions

Ali C.
“Traveling overseas with EF was one of the best decisions of my life! Being completely immersed in the French language, I learned about the culture and made new friends from around the world.”

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10 things to do before your student days are over

By on 10/20/2015

University life in a nutshell: lectures, study notes, assignments, exams, presentations, and then more exams - all fuelled by endless cups of coffee. Although you’re probably up to your elbows in [...]

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How to save for a gap year: 10 things to start with today

gap year   |   Student life   |   Travel tips

How to save for a gap year: 10 things to start with today

By on 10/19/2015

If there is one piece of advice that I could offer to anyone, it would be to travel. Travel as much as you can. As far as you can. As long as you can. [...]

Travel tips

5 things we bet you didn’t know about Beijing

By on 10/15/2015

China's buzzing capital is one of the most populous cities in the world and an exciting city where ancient buildings and funky fashion shops coexist [...]

Travel tips

24 hours in (magnificent) Munich

By on 10/12/2015

Munich, Germany’s third biggest city and capital of Bavaria, is an absolute favorite of mine and one of Europe’s coolest cities to visit. Don’t [...]

Culture calling

13 thrilling facts we bet you didn’t know about Halloween

By on 10/08/2015

Get your adrenaline pumping in a haunted house, carve pumpkins by the bonfire and eat your yearly allotment of candy in one sitting. It’s easy to see [...]

Travel tips

Goodbye summer, hello fall: 6 perfect city escapes

By on 10/06/2015

Upset that the summer is over and that your tan will fade quicker than those sweet memories of summer? Fear not, because fall - or autumn as the Brits [...]