Summer Academy Blog

Gearing Up for Cultural Immersion Abroad: Comillas

April 1, 2014

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to participate in an informational group chat concerning the upcoming summer MMLA program in Comillas, Spain. Several people in charge of different facets of the program participated and engaged with students and... read more

Tips to Accelerate Your Language Learning at the Academy

March 25, 2014

1. Ask questions - The quickest way to learn new vocabulary is to ask questions when speaking to your RA’s, teachers and friends and make the most of opportunities for conversation. The RA’s will be with you or near you during most of your... read more

While it’s still too far ahead for anyone to be packing for your fabulous summer at MMLA, here’s a few packing tips for whenever you start

March 17, 2014

Five things I Wish I Packed But Didn’t: 1) A FAN! As a girl in the South, I thought that the further North you go, the colder it gets. I was wrong. So very wrong. Vermont is HOT in the summer. I can only imagine what the other campuses are like! I had... read more

What to Wear at MMLA: Your Fashion Guide

March 12, 2014

A week’s worth of clothes: One of the unexpected benefits of attending MMLA is that you learn to wash and dry laundry if you don’t already know. This is a valuable skill that will undoubtedly be useful in college. On the flip side, ever since I... read more

The Pre-College Experience at MMLA

March 11, 2014

When I applied to MMLA last year I didn’t anticipate the added benefit of learning and living in a college environment. As an eighth grade student (and as a ninth grade student now), taking in the university experience wasn’t at the forefront of my mind.... read more

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