“This experience has made me grow and develop a new view of the world.” – Victoire, France

Your Future Starts Here
Receive a quality education, learn English, experience American culture, and widen your perspective and understanding of the world! PSE is not a travel agency. We offer academic and cultural programs for students that are:

  • Mature
  • Academically motivated
  • Interested in learning about American culture
  • Determined to gain English proficiency
  • Motivated to share their culture with others

If you are already attending a public high school in the U.S. and want to come back for another year (or longer), hoping to graduate from a U.S. high school and apply for a U.S. university, and/or are interested in selecting a school that meets specific criteria, PSE can help. We partner with a vast network of private, public, and boarding schools that satisfy a wide range of criteria and needs. Whether you are looking for a private, public, or boarding school experience, we can help select the best option that is right for you.

How it works:

  • Contact a PSE partner agency in your country (contact us for information)
  • Complete the online application
  • Select your top three school choices
  • Participate in Skype interview (select schools)
  • Receive confirmation of acceptance
  • Make payment to ensure enrollment
  • Receive I-20 and make appointment for F-1 visa interview
  • Obtain F-1 visa
  • Receive information about host family and local coordinator
  • Attend pre-departure orientation
  • Arrive to USA!

Advantages of private schools:

  • Smaller class size
  • Offer variety of advanced placement (AP) and honors courses
  • Low staff turnover rates (typically)
  • Well-developed sports and music programs
  • ESL courses for students with limited English ability (select schools)

Advantages of public schools:

  • Larger class size (typically
  • No religious affiliation
  • Offer wide selection of elective courses
  • Many clubs, sports, and extra-curricular activities

Boarding Schools

  • Also a great option
  • Ideal for students who prefer not to live with a host family
  • Live in dorm with other students
  • Options all across the U.S.