2012 in Review: A Year of Great Achievements, New Programs and Amazing Students

The Monterey Institute community celebrates 2012 as a year of great achievements and is looking forward to a new year filled with possibilities and promise.
Picking the top five news stories of the year was especially difficult this time around, but we have chosen five important stories, listed by date:

February 24, 2012
Record Number of Employers Seeking to Hire MIIS Graduates at Annual Career Fair

明德—蒙特雷入学英语暑期强化项目

该项目立足于学术成功所需的英语语言技能课程。学生不仅可以通过课程内容学习美国的历史及文化,还能前往临近的波士顿、纽约进行实地考察。这个夏天和我们一起体验青少年英语课程吧!

项目亮点:

  • 浸入式语言环境,每天24小时、每周7天的英语沟通
  • 住宿安排在罗得岛州新港环境优美的萨乌瑞吉纳大学宿舍
  • 每周超过20小时的学术英语课程
  • 注重传授听说读写的技巧和策略
  • 课程内容有助于建立对美国历史文化的理解
  • 提供生活技能研讨会以指导学生如何充分利用大学经历
  • 开放包括图书馆、计算机中心和娱乐设施等在内的校内资源
  • 课外活动丰富,学生可前往波士顿和纽约进行实地考察,还可参加其他各种文体社交活动

今年的暑期强化项目设有两种课程:

Prepare for Adventure: MIIS Winter Term Offerings Announced

For many Monterey Institute students, the short winter term in January is a great opportunity to gain real-world experience and a deeper understanding of a particular subject, and/or to enhance their language skills. The courses and immersive learning opportunities offered for the 2013 winter (or “J-term”) are a wonderful reflection of the vibrant academic environment created by the unique Monterey Institute community.
 

Career Focus Day Helps Students Maximize Their Potential

Monterey Institute students flocked to a wide range of workshops and discussions offered across campus all day on Career Focus Day. They took advantage of opportunities to explore their strengths, learn about different career paths, improve presentation skills, get tips on alumni networking and starting they own business, learn about incorporating social media into job searches, and stretchwork in sessions throughout the day.

MIIS Welcomes One of Its Largest Classes Ever, Launches Three New Degree Programs

The fall 2012 class at MIIS is one of the largest incoming classes in the 57-year history of the Institute, at 420 students. The group includes students hailing from 35 countries and speaking 28 languages.

Unique English Language and Culture Program at MIIS Highlighted by Monterey Herald

Every year in August, the Monterey Institute hosts a group of about 40 undergraduate students from University of Shimane in Japan for a unique English language learning experience. Longtime MIIS Professor Tsuneo Akaha spearheaded the development of this four-week program, which places a strong emphasis on immersing the students in American culture.

Many MIIS Students Spent Summer in Monterey Learning New Languages

“We had an amazing summer,” says Alicia Brent, director of Intensive and Custom Language Programs at the Monterey Institute, of the annual Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP). She adds that both “students and faculty kept the bar very high this year, giving 150% of themselves, Olympic-style! They should be very proud of their accomplishments, as I certainly am!”

Language Programs

Intensive English Programs (ESL)

You can pursue full-time English language studies in our Intensive English Program. We do not require Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores for admission.

Most international students need F-1 immigration status to attend our programs. After we process your application, you will receive an I-20 document that allows you to apply for a student visa at the local US embassy or consulate.

Application Process

To start the application process, please be sure to take the following steps:

  1. Read the application instructions which outline all materials - including transcripts, recommendations, statements of purpose, and language proficiency assessments.
  2. Review our admission requirements before applying, particularly the foreign language proficiency requirements.

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