A Night above the Town

If you’ve been to New York before, then you know that space here is limited.  We stand packed liked sardines on the subway, sit elbow to elbow in restaurants, and live in apartments that are essentially glorified closets. That’s why finding a place to spread out and relax a little bit is … Read more

It’s all About the Friendships

  We know we say this all the time, but at EC English schools, we offer more than superlative language courses. The relationships you make here will last your whole life.  You will make friends from all over the world, with individuals from all walks of life, who come from all sorts of backgrou … Read more

Let’s Go to the Beach!

When you think of New York city, the amazing beaches of the Rockaways may not be the first thing to come to mind. But nonetheless, they are not to be missed during your stay! The Rockaways are a series of small islands (connected by bridges) alongside Long Island in South Queens, where thousands of … Read more

Taking Your English to the Next Level

By: Alena Acker Your attendance is perfect, you always do your homework and you can fill in a grammar exercise perfectly in only five minutes.  So why is it so difficult to pass your level test and move up? As an English teacher, I have seen many a student get frustrated and lose motivation, because … Read more

A Dream Worth Traveling for

If you’re thinking about coming to EC New York for an extended period of time and you want to make sure you get the most from your international experience, you might want to try joining our Academic Year program. Among other things, AY students have access to additional classes, regular suppo … Read more

We’ll miss you Chad!

Say goodbye to Chad, everyone! We love him and we hate to see him go. Help us wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors! What was your favorite memory with Chad? We’d love to know!

Citi Bikes

Have you guys noticed the racks of brand new, shiny bicycles located all around New York City? Citibikes is a new city-wide initiative to encourage New Yorkers to take to two wheels, to promote green transportation and healthy living! How does it work? Well, there are different plans to choose from. … Read more