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International Students

Wilbraham & Monson Academy has a rich tradition of enrolling and supporting international students. In 1847, Monson Academy was the first school in the United States to enroll Chinese students. Thai and Japanese students followed soon after. Since that time, the international student body has remained a foundation of the school for over 150 years and continues to this day with students from over 22 countries.

Elements of The International Student Program Include:

  • New International Student Orientation schedule
  • Various themed meals
  • Airport, bus, and train pick up and drop offs at all major breaks (Travel arrangements: An updated list of travel dates for your convenience)
  • Field trips to various locales to experience American history and culture
  • An annual trip for our American students to one of the countries most strongly represented at the Academy
  • Notable alumni
  • Special receptions for international students and their guests throughout the year
  • The opportunity to see more of the United States through our travel/study programs during long weekends
  • English as a Second Language classes
  • English Tutorial classes for students entering their first year of traditional English classes
  • Visits and lectures from distinguished academics and professionals regarding the countries our students come from
  • Student tutors who can assist in their native language

 

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