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Price: 6,219 USD / 1 month   |   Date: July to August
Deadline: 8 weeks before the departure date

What is Global Preparation in San Diego, USA?

This program sets participants on a path to success in their studies and in their careers. It is perfect for participants looking for an experience that’s more than just learning English.

The program explores contemporary global issues and culture and at the same time provides an opportunity for increasing language proficiency for those who want to improve their English. Participants make new friends from around the world and engage with them in understanding more about their world. When they leave, they’ll be ready to pursue their dreams and change the world for the better!


  • English language Fluency
  • Volunteerism and Leadership
  • Global Citizenship Education
  • Intercultural Learning


  • Global Leadership and Local Impact with Ashoka Change-maker and Immigration of Local & Global perspectives.
  • Highlight Tour to Disneyland & Los Angeles
  • Environmental Issues and It’s Impact on Farming in California.

Learning Outcomes

  • Increase competency and sensitivity in business knowledge and other areas with global importance.


  • 15 to 18 years old
  • Tourist Visa: B2 or ESTA Visa Waiver Programs
  • Average English
  • Basic social and interaction skills

Location and Accommodation

Location: University of California, San Diego
Accommodation: Revelle College Dormitory (AFS reserves a single dorm building for Global Prep USA participants and all students are housed in suites of 10-15 students per suite. A suite will have all students of the same gender. A staff Program Counselor (PC) will have a room in the suite as well. The PC is responsible for ensuring participant safety during the night. Of course, there are common areas where students can socialize anytime.)


  • Dormitory Placement
  • Meals
  • Contact Person
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Orientations
  • Airport Pickup
  • English Language and Leadership

Please note that...

***For Class Exchanges, the airfare of one (1) Teacher/Chaperone will be shouldered by AFS if there are 10 student participants for the exchange.

***In case of more than 15 student participants, the airfare of two (2) Teachers/Chaperones will be shouldered by AFS.