Gap year: good or bad idea?

At some point, we’d all like to discover the world before embarking on university studies or a professional path. But if you want this time away to be beneficial to your future, it’s important that you plan it properly. Why take a gap year? Whether it’s a trip, a language course or a work placement,…

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How to find the right Summer Camp for your child?

Naturally, you went surfing on the Internet to find solutions and now feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of offers out there… Not surprising! The Internet is overflowing with offers of all kinds, varying in theme, destination, price, and quality! So how can you be sure you’re making the right choice? The first question to…

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The benefits of summer camps

Going on a summer camp means stepping out of your comfort zone and into the unknown. This experience, which sometimes frightens parents as much as children, allows them to grow and discover the world in their own way. This encourages the child’s personal development and helps them to gain essential life skills. Plunged into a…

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The vocational guidance assessment: a process and a support tool

Getting to know yourself A vocational assessment helps you to gain a better understanding of yourself by identifying your strengths, weaknesses, interests and aspirations. This enables you to identify your talents, better understand your career preferences and discover the areas in which you excel most. Make informed decisions By understanding their skills and interests, students…

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The different solutions for learning a language

In fact, there are many uses for multilingualism! And this despite the advances in digital technology. Learning other languages allows you to discover new cultures, perspectives, and ways of thinking, encouraging open-mindedness. In particular, speaking several languages makes it easier to communicate with people from different backgrounds, which can be particularly useful when travelling or…

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Alternatives to Baccalaureate or Maturità

There are many high school qualifications, apart from the usual Baccalaureate or Maturità, that can open the door to higher education. Every child has different talents and interests. Some may find greater success and satisfaction in subjects other than those covered by the diplomas mentioned above. The important is to find a path that matches…

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EDUCOM’s advice on writing a good Personal Statement

It’s not uncommon to find yourself staring at a blank Word document, racking your brains for something original and punchy to write about yourself. We wish we could tell you „Don’t worry, it’s not that important…“, but it is. The Personal Statement is the centrepiece of your application file, the key to landing the interview…

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Finding meaning in your studies: how do you make the right choice?

Paul dreams of going to Oxford, Mathilde’s father wants his daughter to study at Yale, Sophie’s grandfather studied at HEC Paris… Every student is different: their academic background, the beliefs of their entourage, the specialities they choose, their individuality: whether they are sporty or city dwellers, academic or more practical, there is a university to…

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How can you make the most of the digital age?

And the amount of your child’s screen time may seem a little over the top? Perhaps you’ve tried to limit your child’s exposure to screens and the virtual world? If this hasn’t worked to your expectations, that’s understandable: having this kind of control over your child everywhere and all the time is impossible. Fortunately, there…

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