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  Join Matt Quinn, Head of School, on a tour through the STM Campus. You’ll learn about STM academics, athletics, resident life, and more! Click below to watch.     Available Weekly July 5/6-29th The summer program at STM combines English classes, athletics, and summer recreational activities on a beautiful 100-acre lakefront campus. Students will […]

August ’21 Scholarships Available at STM

    St. Thomas More has had an amazingly successful summer session.  Students have enjoyed lakefront activities in between trips to New York, Lake Compounce Amusement Park, and Mini-golf. More trips are upcoming to Boston, Six Flags, and Brownstown Adventure Park. It has been refreshing to see our students socializing while studying in a relaxed, […]

August 2021 Update

With the August 2021 intakes for most programs coming to a close, we wanted to give you a brief update on the state of the SMG’s High School programs. We have been incredibly encouraged by the overwhelming demand for high school programs we offer in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. We are […]

Congrats STM Grads!

We’re very proud of the latest graduation class of STM students, which included international students from around the world. We wish each and every graduate the best as they begin their next chapter! See images of the ceremony below.   STM is Still Accepting Applications for August 2021! With an increase in female students and the […]

SMG Canada is Still Accepting Applications for April 2021 and September 2021, But Districts are Filling Up Fast!

Please contact us ASAP to enroll your students at the 35+ districts SMG can offer throughout Canada. As of right now, only West Vancouver is full for September 2021/22 applicants, which means we have availability at all remaining SMG Canada districts!* Get in touch today to secure spots from your students.   New Districts  

New Short-Term Programs Available in the UK

Available this Spring: 1 Term (~3.5 months) Programs with an April 2021 Start! Several of our partner schools are keen to welcome more overseas students during this period. Therefore, we are excited to offer your students 1-term high school programs in many of our Flex State Schools! Program Highlights Homestay Accommodation Intensive English Immersion Classes […]

We’ve Partnered with Omega to Help Students Apply to American Universities!

The College Experts at Omega Can Help You… Get accepted to Top 100 Universities Understand the college admissions process Optimize your high school curriculum for college Determine your unique strengths Develop a college list best suited to your needs Develop an application strategy Write a compelling personal statement Review your list of acceptances and reach […]

The SMG F-1 Public High School Program In the United states is Still Accepting Applications for Programs beginning this fall!

Check out some of our featured districts below! Niskayuna School District Niskayuna, New York With over 1300 high performing students, Niskayuna High School is a top rated public high school. It ranks in the top 50 schools in New York State, and is in the top 20 for the best teachers in the state. International […]

Sign up today to study in the United Kingdom with SMG this Fall!

As the United Kingdom moves forward in its reopening process, schools are eager to welcome international students this August! We still have spots available across many of our state/public schools for semester and term programs. Application deadlines are approaching, so please reach out to Michael at as soon as possible! East Sussex College East […]

St. Thomas More School of Connecticut

We are thrilled to announce that SMG has finalized an exclusive marketing partnership with Saint Thomas More School in Oakdale, Connecticut. St. Thomas More School offers a unique academic experience for boarding school students. Each student receives a multifaceted, heightened level of attention which emphasizes their personal, academic and athletic development. We understand that the […]

Join SMG F1 Public for an American High School Program starting this Fall!

SMG continues to work hard to provide premiere programs that remain accessible for your students in these uncertain times. Our F-1 Public Program has several schools still accepting applications, that are eager to welcome your students for the 2020/21 school year. The featured districts below are just a few of the great schools that are still […]

SMG Webinar Recap

It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce that our SMG Webinar Series is now available on the EXITS platform for you to watch at your convenience. Thank you to everyone who was able to join our webinars over the past few weeks. We were so glad to see over 300 of […]

Gaia and Her Host Family in Nova Scotia

“This is a year we will never forget. We have baked/cooked, crafted, gamed, movie watched, toured, exercised, visited, homeschooled, loved, laughed and cried together.” “Gaia and Linn have jumped in with both feet. Their English has improved, their sense of community has grown, camping skills were polished, their knowledge of Halifax has increased and their love […]

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Subscribe to our social media pages! Follow our pages for first-hand pictures, stories, videos and testimonials from SMG students around the world! Learn about the incredible experiences they are having with SMG! Do you want to see your students featured? Help your students share their experiences by sending us their pictures on any SMG program, […]

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Getting Settled in Your New Home

You have claimed your suitcase at baggage claim.  You are greeted by your host family and pack your bags in the car.  The drive home will be full of unfamiliar sights, sounds and a lot of emotions.  Your exchange program has officially started. For most exchange students, the first few days will be extremely exciting.  […]


Stand Out as an Exchange Student

It takes a unique student to participate in an exchange program.  Leaving your home, family, and friends behind is an extremely difficult decision to make.  However studying abroad can have amazing benefits, and will allow you to stand out as you move on towards university. Multi-Cultural Understanding Harvard University is among the best universities in the world. […]


Meet Finnish Exchange Student Emilia!

Finnish exchange student Emilia spoke with Diana Santelli, one of our Student Services Facilitator, and discussed her time abroad. Q:  Why did you choose Denver? When I was discussing with my mother about which district to choose, she didn’t want me to pick a place that had natural disasters like earthquakes or hurricanes, so that meant […]

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