Be Curious. Make Summer Count.
For over 30 years, Summerfuel has been offering innovative and engaging summer opportunities in the US and Europe. Students who join our challenging pre-college programs, or our authentic study abroad and language programs, develop essential skills that put them ahead of the game. All of our programs are designed to broaden academic and personal horizons, and we work thoughtfully to create opportunities for a truly diverse student population. We have been offering the best, most comprehensive student adventures since 1984, and we still know what students want from their summers today.
MiyinAge: 18 or youngerFemaleBogotá, ColombiaI found a home in the other side of the world!01/27/2016How could this program be improved?
I can't think of anything!
SaraFemaleBarcelonaAutonomous University of BarcelonaResponse from SummerfuelHi Sara, Thank you for your feedback on our program in Barcelona at UAB. It is unfortunate that you did not enjoy your program experience as we hope that all of our students enjoy their time with us. During the program, our New York office worked hard to address your concerns, but additionally, we think you'll be pleased with the massive changes we have made to our new Barcelona program in partnership with ESADE, the top business school in Spain. We are excited to be offering an interactive Spanish and business curriculum which will be much more hands-on than in previous years. Additionally, our new campus is just a ten minute walk from the dormitory, which will allow students more flexibility outside of class and greater familiarity with the Sarria neighborhood. We will reconsider some of our weekend trips to make sure that we are truly offering the best that Barcelona has to offer. Regarding the staff, we have made significant changes and are making every effort to ensure that the program is lead by highly responsive, professional and kind individuals. Thank you again for taking the time to review Summerfuel!
SummerfuelAge: 18 or youngerFemaleUnited StatesNice idea...01/24/2015Response from SummerfuelThank you for sharing your thoughts. Naturally, we are very disappointed that you didn't have the experience for which you'd hoped, but are nonetheless grateful for your invaluable and considered feedback. We constantly tweak our programs in keeping with the ever-evolving needs of our students to create the best possible experience each summer. Tempted though we are to address each concern here, we're not sure gooverseas.com has the capacity! So we ask instead that you call us to discuss. For now, let us just say that it is not in our interests to misrepresent our programs. In our experience, we attract quality students that are invariably looking to branch out, which is why we encourage students to come independently, to push themselves and go beyond their comfort zone. Privileged? It is fair to say that any student who attends one of our programs is hugely privileged and blessed to have the means, as well as parents so invested in their future. The thing is, two of your fellow students in Florence last summer were from the Boys' Club of New York. Incredible, yes, discreet as well, evidently - but certainly not privileged. They earned scholarships by demonstrating the qualities and characteristics of the type of student we ourselves are so privileged to host every summer. In any event, we certainly hope to hear from you soon. Thank you again.
ChristopherAge: 18 or youngerMaleTucson, Arizona"Fuel Your Summer"? More like Fuel Your Life.11/19/2014
RoseAge: 18 or youngerFemaleMassachusettsBest Summer of My Life11/19/2014How could this program be improved?
The classes in the morning were very short, but very boring. I was in the least advanced class so it was a lot of review.