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  • 10th ACT National Youth English Proficiency Demonstration and Communication Show

    17 September 2014
    Junior High winner Qichen Dai from Qingdao, Shandong Shanghai, August 12th, 2014: The 10th ‘ACT National Youth English Proficiency Demonstration and Communication Show’ successfully concluded with 440 finalists from 20 regions of China competing in the grand finale. Natasha Grokh, Vice Consul of the US Consulate General, Shanghai, and Yuan Liu, Senior Commercial Specialist of [...]
  • First Jakarta joint ACT Test Center/GAC Center at Penabur International School

    17 September 2014
    17th September, Jakarta: Penabur International School – Tanjung Duren campus in Jakarta has been appointed an ACT test center. Penabur International is the third GAC school to be recognized as an ACT test center in Indonesia, along with Sekolah Kristen Terang Bangsa in Semarang and Budi Mulia Dua International School in Yogyakarta. It is the first GAC school in [...]
  • BPK Penabur Bogor becomes the third Penabur National Plus school to join the GAC program

    02 September 2014
    July 10, 2014, Sentul City, West Java: BPK Penabur Bogor became the third Penabur school along with two Jakarta-based schools (Tanjung Duren and Kelapa Gading campuses) to run the GAC program. In a signing ceremony at its Bogor campus, Rev. Darwin Darmawan, Acting Head of School Foundation, signed an agreement with AES’ General Manager, Gaye [...]
  • GAC students bounce back better than other international students, according to research from Iowa State University

    07 August 2014
    July 23 to 25, 2014, Chicago: A study at Iowa State University has found that GAC students have a tendency to ‘bounce back’ from Semester 1 culture shock better than the average international student in the United States.   GAC students at Iowa State University also achieve an above-average GPA and a shorter than average [...]
  • 29 July, Bangkok: GAC 3 Graduation Ceremony in Thailand’s Sarasas Ektra School

    29 July 2014
    Saturday the 19th July, 2014 saw the culmination of three years of hard work for the students of Sarasas Ektra School GAC ‘3’, as they received their International Global Assessment Certificates from the school Director, Mr. Pisut Yongkamol. Mr. Noppanut Nopchamnan and Mr. Nutthapol Tangserisuk who both achieved a GPA of 4.0 throughout all three [...]
  • GAC celebrates graduations at two Sierra Nevada campuses – San Mateo and Interlomas

    25 July 2014
    Mexico City, 21 June, 2014: Escuela Sierra Nevada (ESN) Interlomas has graduated its first group of 62 High School GAC graduates at a graduation ceremony while its sister campus ESN San Mateo celebrated the graduation of their third GAC cohort – of 14 students. Both schools are located in Mexico City. Nine of the 62 graduates [...]
  • Kunming Foreign Language School Graduates Reach for the Top, and Attain It

    08 July 2014
    Congratulations to 72 Class of 2014 GAC graduates from Kunming Foreign Language School in May. The graduates have been successfully admitted to top universities in the United States and Canada, including Top 50-ranked universities. Students were also admitted to colleges highly regarded for specific programs. Kunming Foreign Language School in Yunnan in South China has [...]
  • Data on GAC students at Qingdao University GAC center and at the University of Iowa showing both high and consistent outcomes presented at the NAFSA convention in San Diego on May 29

    08 July 2014
    29th May, San Diego: According to a presentation at the NAFSA Convention for international educators by Mary Mu, Academic Director at the Qingdao University GAC Center, the average GAC student at the center achieved a TOEFL score of 90 and an ACT score of 25.5. This data is based on the results of around 470 [...]
  • Outstanding GAC graduate achieves 3.94 GPA at Indiana University

    26 June 2014
    May 2014, Indiana: GAC high achiever Triet Minh Pham this month graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Political Science and a Minor in Philosophy. Triet’s cumulative GPA is 3.94 and his major GPA is 3.98. The Chair of Political Science Department and Professor Russell L. Hanson congratulates Triet Minh [...]
  • New GAC Center in Yichang, China Announces Huge GAC Scholarship Program

    25 June 2014
    Yichang, China, June 6 2014: Over 200 students, parents and teachers witnessed the moment that Mr. Zhenghua Gao, principal of Yiling Tianwen International School received the authorization plaque from AES China Director Andrew Todd and officially became the first GAC and EPP center in Yichang city, Hubei province, China. Shortly after the authorization ceremony, Tianwen [...]