Los Angeles: Art, Culture, Happiness

Love for Los Angeles There are many things to love about Los Angeles. The art, the people, the culture. People come here for a variety of reasons, but the passion for the arts is especially vibrant. Here, Student Ambassador Mariana (Brazil), shares her favorite part about LA: Street Art I am excited … Read more

The Los Angeles Experience

Studying Abroad Students come from all over the world to study English in Los Angeles. There are many shared experiences among students, but everyone still has their own unique perspective on living in this city. Here, former Student Ambassador, Marco (Switzerland), shares his personal experience wi … Read more

Staying Amused at the Amusement Park

While You Wait The Los Angeles area has many great theme parks – Universal Studios, Six Flags, and Disneyland to name a few! With such fun rides and attractions at these parks, it is best to expect a wait time. Student Ambassador, Jenny (South Korea), has some great advice for those long lines … Read more


Lessons Learned Living abroad is challenging, but the lessons learned can change your perspective forever. This is a beautiful piece written by one of our very own Student Ambassadors, Aurora (Italy), about the life lessons she learned while studying English in Los Angeles. Thank you, Aurora, for yo … Read more

Korean BBQ in Los Angeles

Koreatown Los Angeles is one of the most beautifully diverse places in the world. In fact, we have many areas of town reflecting the different cultures that make this city great. One thing you must do while living in Los Angeles is make a trip out to Koreatown for some delicious Korean BBQ! Here at … Read more

Beach Volleyball at ECLA

We love Volleyball! One of our favorite things to do here at ECLA is to play beach volleyball. In fact, later this afternoon, our Student Ambassadors will be leading another Sunset Volleyball activity! Why Play? Since we are located just 5 minutes walking distance from one of the best beaches in Sou … Read more

Student Ambassador Program at ECLA

Have you heard of the Student Ambassador Program at ECLA? This program was designed to engage students in the EC culture, build a positive school community, and provide a way for our students to gain international leadership skills. If you are interested in learning more, check out what former Stude … Read more

A Creative Writing Piece: Blown by Love

Everyone needs a creative outlet. We love when our students combine their creativity with their English skills, as former Student Ambassador, Aurora, does here in her creative writing piece: Blown By Love. Blown by Love Amadeo and July met a couple of years ago at breakfast in an organic restaurant … Read more

LA Sporting Events

If you love sports, Los Angeles is a great place to be. Joel, Student Ambassador from Switzerland, is well versed in LA sporting events, having gone to many during his time here in LA! Let’s check out what he has to say 🙂 Student Ambassador Perspective During my stay in LA, I went to a lot of … Read more