What do GAP Academy students say?

“This will definitely help me a lot in my life in the USA in every single way.”

“In my opinion this class is really good and helps a lot in learning things about how to be proactive in the U.S. Information that has been most useful to me is being patient and thinking about every solution to a problem and don't give up.”

“There sure will be some problems during my stay in the United States, and this class prepared me on how to react to my difficult emotions for eg. caused by culture shock.”

High School 101

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What do GAP Academy students learn?

“I learnt that I have to make realistic expectations because during my experience in the USA it won't be simple to adapt and I have to force myself to have a good attitude and 'manage' negative emotions typical of culture shock.”

“Very informative lesson! I learnt that every country has a different view on what can be defined polite.”

“It really has helped me being more confident about emotions you can feel abroad. It is ok to be sad sometimes, you have just to keep going!”

Meet Your Teacher!

Welcome to GAP Academy...

I teach people about how to live, study and work abroad. I show exchange students how to have a good experience in the USA or Canada. See you in class!

Brenda Padilla Ericksen

Intercultural Trainer/Teacher

Pioneers on a new frontier!