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  • Program Terms: Academic Year
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 06/30/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: Dates vary.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Once the initial application requirements are completed, applicants will be immediately notified of the application decision.
Program Description:

GEO Elements are non-credited global education experiences such as language partners, virtual homestays, and language tutoring. Each is designed to enrich the classroom experience and support your academic progress. Choose one or as many Elements as you wish and begin at any point during the academic year.
 

Virtual Homestays

Oviedo
Weekly activities on Zoom or Skype help students feel “at home” in Oviedo, Spain. Students enjoy the warmth of their own Spanish-speaking family and share fun virtual activities while making real connections and language progress. This is also a great way for any student to ease into a study abroad experience: break the ice now and when travel-based study abroad resumes, enjoy the family’s hospitality IRL.
  • 60-90 minutes per session, 1 session per week
  • Synchronous
  • $50/week per student, minimum four weeks to ensure integration and engagement
  • Sample this virtual homestay session with the Azpeitia family as they prepare dinner
Segovia
Weekly activities on Zoom or Skype help students feel “at home” in Segovia, Spain. Students enjoy the warmth of their own Spanish-speaking family and share fun virtual activities while making real connections and language progress. This is also a great way for any student to ease into a study abroad experience: break the ice now and when travel-based study abroad resumes, enjoy the family’s hospitality IRL.
  • 60-90 minutes per session, 1 session per week
  • Synchronous
  • $50/week per student, minimum four weeks to ensure integration and engagement

Rosario
Weekly activities on Zoom or Skype help you feel “at home” in Rosario, Argentina. Enjoy the warmth of your own Spanish-speaking family and share fun virtual activities while making real connections and language progress. This is also a great way for any student to ease into a future study abroad experience: break the ice now and when travel-based study abroad resumes, enjoy the family’s hospitality IRL.
  • 60-90 minutes per session, 1 session per week
  • Synchronous
  • $50/week per student, minimum four weeks to ensure integration and engagement
 
Querétaro
Weekly activities on Zoom or Skype help you feel “at home” in Querétaro, Mexico. Enjoy the warmth of your own Spanish-speaking family and share fun virtual activities while making real connections and language progress. This is also a great way for any student to ease into a future study abroad experience: break the ice now and when travel-based study abroad resumes, enjoy the family’s hospitality IRL.
  • 60-90 minutes per session, 1 session per week
  • Synchronous
  • $TBD/week per student, minimum four weeks to ensure integration and engagement

Spanish Language Partners
Oviedo
Venture outside the classroom and spend weekly sessions practicing your language skills with Spanish college students. Language partners support student-to-student learning objectives and cross-cultural interactions build student confidence. Travel constraints no longer pose barriers!
  • 60-minute sessions, 1-2 interactions per week; 3-week minimum
  • Synchronous; participants determine schedule
  • $34/week

Segovia
Venture outside the classroom and spend weekly sessions practicing your language skills with college students from the University of Valladolid and other locals. Language partners support student-to-student learning objectives and cross-cultural interactions build student confidence. Travel constraints no longer pose barriers!
  • 60-minute sessions, 1-2 interactions per week; 3-week minimum
  • Synchronous; participants determine schedule
  • $34/week


Italian Language Partners

Siena
Venture outside the classroom and spend weekly sessions practicing your language skills with Italian college students. Language partners support student-to-student learning objectives and cross-cultural interactions build student confidence. Travel constraints no longer pose barriers!
  • 60-minute sessions, 1-2 interactions per week; 3-week minimum
  • Synchronous; participants determine schedule
  • $34/week

Spanish Language Tutoring
Oviedo
Receive extra help from experienced professors where and when you need it the most.
  • $45/hour

Segovia
Receive extra help from experienced professors where and when you need it the most.
  • $45/hour


Italian Language Tutoring

Siena
Receive extra help from experienced professors where and when you need it the most.
  • $59/hour

*Students who purchase 6 or more Elements receive a 15% discount off the total cost. This offer cannot be combined with other discounts. NOTE: Financial aid and/or scholarships cannot be applied to GEO Elements.