What EC New York Students and Staff are Thankful For

Thanksgiving time is a time for reflection, remembrance, and gratitude. However, living in such a fast paced city, sometimes we’re too busy to take a moment to enjoy our lives. For today’s blog, we asked our students and staff to reflect on what makes them thankful and to share their gratitude with … Read more

Black Friday – the American holiday of extreme shopping.

What is Black Friday? The day After Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday. This is unofficially or officially the start of the holiday shopping season. Almost all stores have Door-buster Sales with early bird special to attract consumers to their stores. People stand in line hours before stores are … Read more

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – Go see it!

The 87th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place this Thursday, November 28 at 9am. The parade has become somewhat of a staple for families across the country. All of the amazing balloons, floats, and performances bring in millions of viewers each year to celebrate Thanksgiving. There … Read more

Top Five Can’t-Miss Holiday Attractions!

The holiday season is upon us! Those in New York have the pleasure of witnessing our busy city transform into a magical winter wonderland. There are countless seasonal festivities for those of all ages across the five boroughs.  Here’s what I believe are the top five holiday attractions you won’t wa … Read more

American University Life

Growing up in the middle of New York City, I knew I wanted to get out of the city for college. I had searched all over the nation (I was too afraid to leave the country) for just the perfect school for me. My relatives in California wanted me to experience the easy breezy west coast living but as mu … Read more

What’s for lunch today? Num Pang!

Num Pang, a Cambodian sandwich shop with multiple New York City locations, serves up the perfect lunch for EC students. Located just a 10 minute walk from school, this little gem has some of the most flavorful deals around.  Some call num pang the Cambodian equivalent of the Vietnamese banh mi sandw … Read more

Five Things You Didn’t Know About ECNY Staff!

EC New York, a place where you can learn English quickly, meet good friends, and have a great study abroad experience. During your time, several people will color your experience. Whether it’s a teacher, an advisor, or a director, they will all have some impact on your stay in New York. Now, isn’t i … Read more