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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

English for International Students and Scholars

June 25–August 3, 2018

Summer program

Student testimonials

A video by EISS students, 2017

Group A

I spent an unforgettable summer with all of you and I really appreciate it. -- Miko

The most memorable summer ever! Thank you for all the support... The good memories and friendships will last forever! -- Lea

EISS gave me unforgettable memories. I met wonderful classmates and dedicated teachers. -- Sanghoon

I had a fear about speaking English before taking a class in EISS. Due to the help of EISS, I could overcome the fear and gain confidence in speaking English. -- Kang

The EISS program was far greater than my expectation. I appreciate all teachers’ and volunteers’ kindness and hospitality. -- Aya

Group B

I could feel the teachers’ great passion! And classmates are all good students. I learn a lot from you guys. -- Hana

Not only the best language learning experience but also the best cultural one. -- Mateo

Thank you EISS to help improving my English. -- Matias

EISS makes my life in Ithaca more colorful. -- Ryan Liu

EISS is a fantastic journey full of culture and English. -- Sarah

Group C

The BBQ party is wonderful, playing together and cooking together is the American way. -- Andy

Discussions about current social issues were very helpful for me... Andy’s housewarming party was great to meet with EISS teachers! You all are very dedicated to us! -- Joseph

It was a wonderful experience for me...! I was concerned about life in Ithaca because this was the first time to live in a foreign country. But I got many intellectual and funny friends here. So I’m enjoying life at Cornell. -- Hiro

EISS is wonderful program to settle down in Ithaca earlier. I could learn a lot about Ithaca: restaurants, transportation and beautiful places. Also I could improve my English and meet many friends. -- Jamie

I really appreciate that our teachers are really willing to share their interests and life with us. The classmates are great. It’s good to get to know them before school starts. -- Hannah

Group D

I had a lot of fun. Picnic in the park, party, presentation, lunch, all of the experiences. -- Yimin

I will never forget our discussion in Group D. We always distracted instructors' attention from their plans, talked a lot, and shared our personal opinions. I was so lucky to meet all my brilliant classmates in my group! I'm proud of you! -- Ai

Our group has become so close. And I really do not like the feeling of leaving our team members. -- Jinsong

I really enjoyed the play "Much Ado About Nothing" in the Cornell Plantations. I'll never forget the experience that I enjoyed a great everything in Ithaca. -- Alan