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Speaker Series: Helping teenagers become successful and happy

EF Academy opened their first ever speaker series with Dr. Laurie Santos, celebrated Yale psychology professor with the #1 Course at Yale, “Psychology and The Good Life.”

At EF Academy, Dr. Santos led an in-person session entitled, "The Science of Well-Being for Teens", and shared what psychology teaches teens about how to be happier, less stressed and thrive in high school and beyond.

Where tradition meets innovation

Immersive education

Innovative, immersive education that prioritizes a student’s success…in life. Click to learn more. We combine traditional academic rigor with a learning by doing approach, individual student focus, and holistic skill development - all within an amazing global community.

Day and boarding spots available with a unique 5-day boarding option to be home on the weekends

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State-of-the-art $200M campus in beautiful Pasadena

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Explore our campus in Pasadena by browsing through classrooms, residence buildings, the cafeteria, outdoor areas and other exciting locations on campus to see the inspiring environment our students live and learn in. 

Watch Dr. Santos full talk

At EF Academy, we integrate these principles into our education, preparing students to succeed and find happiness. Start your journey today and unlock your teen's potential at EF Academy.

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Currently accepting Fall 2023 applications for grades 9-12. Learn more about our day and exclusive 5-day boarding options.