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Is Costa Rica a good place to study abroad?

Is Costa Rica a good place to study abroad?

Like many Latin American nations, Costa Rica is one of the more reasonably affordable places to study abroad. Study abroad programs in Costa Rica are a great option for students looking for a terrific study abroad experience that won’t break the bank.

Can high school students study abroad?

Enrolling in a high school study abroad program will improve your foreign language skills: a major asset to your future studies and career. Whichever high school study abroad program you choose, you can be certain that you won’t soon forget all that you’ve learned while studying in a foreign country.

Can you study in English in Costa Rica?

English is, without question, the second language of Costa Rica, but only in so far as Spanish is for the typical American high school student. While many Costa Ricans are learning English, they are very shy about practicing, or find it as uncool and uninteresting as their North American counterparts do Spanish.

Can a 15 years old study abroad?

To study abroad alone for a longer period of time you will have to be older than 13. The age limit for high school exchange programs are usually 15. To study abroad at colleges and universities you should have finished high school so then you would usually be 18+. However age limits vary by country.

When is the best time to study in Costa Rica?

Studying abroad in Costa Rica for a summer (1-2 months), trimester, semester or full academic year will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in this way of life that values less stress and a slow pace – and a deep appreciation for nature.

How to get a transcript in Costa Rica?

In Costa Rica, we cannot guarantee your host school will provide you an official transcript. If your school will not, some host schools will provide documentation, letters, and any other materials you require upon request. You must have good behavior, attendance, and performance in order for the school to fulfill this request.

What kind of schools do Costa Ricans go to?

To fully embrace your local Costa Rican community you will attend a public school and all of your classes will be taught in Spanish. Mandatory school uniforms minimize economic differences among classmates and will make your packing process much easier! Typical classes include; Math, Spanish, English, Science, Geography and Agriculture.

Do you get high school credit for Greenheart travel?

Neither Greenheart Travel nor the host school abroad provides high school credit. All credit must be granted through your home school in the U.S. or Canada. All U.S./Canadian schools have different policies. Here’s a blog post to read more about how some alumni have transferred credits.