National Security Language Initiative for Youth @ Beijing

DONE BY: Cami Katz | Harvard-Westlake School '16 | Stanford U. '21

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: 

I had done the 6 week summer program version of NSLIY.

LENGTH: 9 months

LOCATION: Beijing, China 

FUN: ★★★★☆

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★

KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED: 

I became so much more independent and resourceful.

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

  • 7:15 am-5:05 pm: Class, with 1.5 hr lunch break
  • 5:05pm-7:00pm: Free time
  • 7:00pm-9:30pm: Mandatory self study

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

Chinese language class

PROVIDES: 

  • Accommodation (dormitory)
  • Host family
  • Meals
  • Stipend

TOP TIPS: 

Show your sincere interest in the language and your independence and passion for cultural exchange/immersion.

BEST WAY TO CONTACT THIS PLACE, IF INTERESTED: nsliforyouth.or

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