Archives for December 2015

Two $1000 Study Abroad Scholarships!!

Love Photos? Traveling? Saving money?

PhotoScholarshipTwinPhoto TWO scholarships of $1000 each for ECI 2016 summer immersion programs will be awarded this year.

Use your scholarship towards one of our group or individual host family and dorm programs in France or Spain, in locations including Nice, the French Alps, Andalusia or Salamanca. Check out more details about our trips here.

If you are selected to receive a scholarship, you will be asked to write a daily photo blog during your trip, recording the highlights of your experience and circulating your posts on social media. We will announce the winners no later than April 30, 2016.

Scholarship Application Steps:

  1. Complete: ECI Scholarship Application Form 2016
  2. Ask a teacher to complete: ECI Teacher Recommendation Form
  3. Write a blog post to appear in the Why Study Abroad category
  4. Email your blog entry to:

For more detailed scholarship information click here.

Rencontre avec L.E.J.

Un trio originaire de Seine-Saint-Denis fait peu à peu son trou dans l’industrie musicale. L.E.J, c’est son nom, regroupe trois jeunes femmes qui interprètent des tubes actuels à la manière de chansons de musique classique. Une innovation payante puisqu’elles sont d’ores et déjà dans le radar de Pharrell Williams et préparent un album prévu pour 2016.

Watch the video interview here.

Palabras del año en Español

La revista de Cosmopolitan ha reunido para decidir cuál ha de ser la palabra del año de Cosmopolitan, que como el emoji de Oxford, no tiene por qué ser una palabra sino una imagen, una expresión o un vídeo de Youtube. Tras largas deliberaciones han elegido 3 palabras en español.

Click here to see their words of choice!

Catalonia Independence – arguments for and against

For all of us that love Spain and Catalonia, it is important to understand the different historical and financial facts that have led up to the possibility of Catalonia’s independence. After digging around the internet, we found an excellent fact sheet designed by to clearly demonstrate the arguments of both sides.

Click here for a link to the image and videos discussing the topic.


¿Qué tipo de Youtuber serías?

¿Súper loco, un auténtico influencer o un crack de la red? ¡Descubre con este test qué tipo de Youtuber serías!

Click here to take the test!