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    Pablo Brito (Venezuela) – 2014

    Pablo Brito, 20 years old, was born and raised in Japan but is a Venezuelan citizen. His first language is Japanese and came to California in 2014 to study English at IEC. After spending…

    June 29, 2016
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    Introducing Meishan Fan!

    June 8, 2015 Meishan Fan, an IEC and DVC alumni, came to the United States in August 2012 to pursue a college education. She chose DVC after learning that the community college has the…

    June 7, 2015
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    CATESOL 2012

    The California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages conference was held in nearby Oakland, April 12th through the 15th. IEC teachers Anrisa Fannin, Dennis Imada, Wendy Brown, Kate Frei, Matty Varban, Beth Wadell, Clarissa Ryan,…

    April 30, 2012
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    Spring Bridge 2012

    IEC has just commenced our very first Spring Bridge program! Last Thursday and Friday, we welcomed 45 students from all over the world to our Spring Bridge orientation. Many of our bridge students are continuing IEC students, while many more…

    April 11, 2012
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    Tuition increase at IEC

    IEC students pay $2600 one session as tuition. IEC announced that tuition will increase $145 per session starting Session 1 in 2011. The tuition does not include insurance, because it is optional. The tuition…

    October 11, 2010
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    Should Military Service be Mandatory?

    For a long time, many people have thought about if should military service be mandatory or not. This is a controversial issue. I think military service should be required because people can learn be…

    April 25, 2010