- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: Argentina
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Credit Awarded: High School
- Program Length: Semester, Quarter
- Start Month: February, June, September
- Category: Academic
- Selective: No
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 17, 18, 19
- Housing: Homestay
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Payment Terms
Mente Argentina’s High School Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina provides high school students from all over the world (from 17 to 19 years old) with a unique and exciting opportunity to experience a different culture and make new friends as well as study abroad.
Mente Argentina believes that High school should prepare students for the next step in their education: university life. The high school experience is expected to foster certain abilities, values and attitudes in students so they can move forward with their educational and personal development.
Learning another language and exploring a new culture are formative experiences that contribute to personal development. Based on our former high school students’ experiences, the Mente Argentina High School Program in Buenos Aires facilitates the development of a more independent and confident attitude which is key at this important stage in your life. Due to their international education and travel experience, students will be better equipped to choose a university and begin working toward their future goals as global citizens.
High School Students can enroll in three or six month programs and have the possibility of extending it up to one year depending on the student's preferences. We know that choosing the right learning environment is essential for a high school student's success. Therefore, we are proud to offer the Mente Argentina High School Program in connection with the most renowned bilingual high school in Argentina. The high school which works with Mente Argentina has been educating students for more than 50 years. They place a strong emphasis on ethical standards, and operate with the goal of providing students with the tools to become leaders in today’s global society. The high school is located in the heart of Belgrano, one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. It offers a bilingual education program where 40% of the classes are taught in English. It is also well known for its competitive sports programs.
High School Classes are from Monday to Friday from 7:45am to 4:30pm in classes of 25 students or less. If students struggle with either English or Spanish, Mente Argentina offers optional intensive language courses so that they can keep up with the material and pace of the classes.