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Your First Day at the San Diego Campus!

The beautiful San Diego skyline

When you arrive at 415 Broadway, San Diego  on your first day, come up to the second floor. That’s where the school is. If you are lost please call 619-233-0355.

The school building

When you arrive, we will ask you for your name, passport and medical insurance information. We will take your passport and medical information but don’t worry! We will give it back later on Monday morning. You will also need to provide us with the complete address of your accommodation and your address in your home country.

You can then wait on the sofas until the computer assessment begins.

The school lobby

There are three kinds of assessment on your first day:

  • A teacher will talk to you – this is your speaking assessment.
  • You will do a test on the computer – this is your grammar and listening assessment.
  • Finally, you will write a little information about yourself – this is your writing assessment.

Students in the computer lab

Some people finish the assessments quickly and some finish them more slowly, so we wait until everyone has finished before we do our orientation.


Orientation is a time when you receive information about your classes, the school, activity program and life in San Diego. At the end of orientation, we will give back your passport and insurance documents, give you your class schedule and show you around the school.

After that, you will join your class either at 10:50 or 11:50.

Students on an activity

You will also get the chance to meet the other new students and start international friendships that will last a lifetime.

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