Admissions: Housing: Big Brother Form

The Student Council has established a Big Brother/Sister program. A currently enrolled student will find housing for you, meet you at the airport, and help you get oriented to the school and San José.

This is ONLY for REGULAR Students

Send in only ONE form per family.

Please send this form right after sending in your application.

Please Note: If you take advantage of the Big Brother Program, it is required that you serve as a Big Brother in the future.

Your Contact Information:

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Your Address Information:


Your Arrival Information:

Yes No

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: a.m. p.m.

Your Stay in Costa Rica Information:

month(s) year(s)

Your Housing Preference:

Which do You Prefer?:*


Special Note

Both the students and the Administration of the Institute recommend that singles and couples without children live with a Costa Rican family. It can greatly enhance your cultural and language-learning experience.


A Costa Rican family. This option includes three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner); laundry service; cleaning once a week; and, Internet (WiFi) access. Cost: US$425/month (single); US$800/month (couple).


An apartment.


A house.


Walking Distance:

Special Considerations:


Melissa Wood with a group of children

Melissa Wood
(Class of '11)

These last nine months at the Institute have truly been nothing but a joyous experience. I came to the Institute with absolutely no Spanish background and will be graduating in December with the ability to not only speak, but to write and read in this beautiful language, as well. The faculty and teachers as a whole have such vision and passion to see the students succeed and take personal interest in seeing this come to pass. The atmosphere is a blessing to come to each day...and I thank God for the opportunity to study at a school that strives for excellence and to be surrounded by such positive influence pointing me towards Christ in my learning.



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