Find answers to frequently asked questions about applying to the summer language Academy.
What are the dates for enrollment?
We start accepting applications in October and continue to accept them through March for our study abroad academies (or until full) and May (or until full) for our Vermont U.S. immersion locations. We encourage students to apply early, because there are limited number of seats at each location. Additionally, our prices are lowest in the beginning of the enrollment season.
How do I create an account?
You will be prompted to create an account once you start your application. After a few pages of contact and student information, you’ll be able to create an account to save and submit your application.
Once created, you may Log In to your Application Account here.
Do I need to create an additional account for each child I am enrolling?
Yes. After acceptance, each account becomes linked to personal information pertaining to one individual student. However, accounts can be linked at the end of the creation process by using the same email address.
Do I need to create a new account if my child has previously attended the Academy?
Yes. New accounts are required every year. However, you can use the same email address for each account.
Why is the application locking me into one location?
The location option will lock depending on your chosen language of study. For example, if you choose Spanish or Arabic the location will read Saint Michael’s College because that is where these languages are offered. If you choose French, Chinese, or German, the location will be Green Mountain College. For languages where we offer both a U.S.-based and study abroad program, you will have the choice of a location.
Can I write my application essay in English?
We would prefer you write it in English, so all of the members in our admissions team can read it.
Do I need to send a formal school transcript?
No. Transcripts can be printed, scanned or screenshot and sent to our admissions team.
If the current term hasn’t ended, should I send my grade report from last year?
Yes, as long as it is complete, we accept transcripts from the previous school year.
Is there a certain GPA admissions is looking for?
There is not. Admissions use grades only to ensure that students are passionate about language and ready to take on a rigorous academic program.
Can all the application materials be completed online?
All pieces of the enrollment applications can be completed online, including payment. Because we need signatures, the financial aid application is only available as a paper copy. However, it is perfectly acceptable to fax, or scan and send the financial aid application through email after completion.
Where should I send my application materials?
Applications, essays and grades can be completed online or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 802-419-4111. The student essay can also be pasted in the Student Response Field in your online account under the “My Checklist” tab.
How can I check the status of my application?
After logging in to your online account, you should be able to see whether you have submitted all the necessary forms, including the application, essay and grades, when you click on “My Checklist”.
How long will it take to process my application?
Our admissions team reviews review applications regularly, so you should hear back from our admissions team in one to three business days. We will send families an email once we have reached a decision.
Is it possible to re–register after I have withdrawn from the program?
As long as there is still space in the Academy, yes. Please contact our Admissions team at email@example.com, so we can credit your account with the $100 administrative fee and reverse the application cancellation. If you had not yet paid, the rest of the $395 deposit will be due as soon as the account is reactivated.