International Language Institute of MA and Marlboro College form partnership to help international students succeed.
New agreement brings the number of ILI’s college and university partners to 12
International students whose first languages are not English have a new opportunity to make a successful transition to programs at Marlboro College (Marlboro, VT). Thanks to a partnership with the International Language Institute (ILI) in Northampton, MA, the students will receive academic support designed specifically to help college-bound individuals with moderate English skills.
“This is a perfect match,” said Brigid Lawler, Marlboro College’s Dean of Admissions. “Many potential international students need help with their English before they start their undergraduate or graduate work in the United States. ILI’s well-deserved reputation for excellence in teaching English skills as well as the nuances of US academic culture assures that our students will have a better chance at success. We are excited to get the partnership underway.”
ILI Executive Director Caroline Gear extolled the advantages of Marlboro College, saying, “This renowned small college is located in a beautiful rural setting, but is still reasonably close to Boston and New York City. It is an ideal spot for international students seeking degrees In the United States from a very reputable college and who also want to experience U.S. culture outside of large urban areas. We are extremely pleased to welcome Marlboro College as the twelfth partner in our University Pathways Program. And we look forward to working with students who seek to enroll or are already enrolled at Marlboro. The goal is to make them ready for the college environment and succeed in fulfilling their dreams.”
ILI’s University Pathway Program includes 12 selected colleges and universities, each of which offers academic courses from the community college through graduate levels that are of interest to international (as well as U.S.) students. Click here for a full list of the program’s partner schools and their self-identified most popular programs for international students.