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Information for International Applicants

Every year, we have students join us from all over the globe, from Hong Kong to Germany to Brazil. Whether it is your first time to the USA or your hundredth time, we are excited to welcome you!

Below are additional resources to support your travel and stay in the United States. As an international student, there are often a few extra steps, depending on which country you are coming from.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at .


If you are accepted into the Elevate program, the next step is to register! Here are some common additional requirements for international students to be aware of:

  • Apply for a visa from your local US embassy, state department, or consulate
  • Obtain an official document stating reason for travel from Elevate (email )
  • Book your plane tickets well in advance
  • Schedule appointment with your primary medical care provider (doctor, school nurse, etc) to sign your health forms well in advance before the registration due date.


We know international flights often have less flexible time frames for arrival and departures, and we guarantee pick up and drop off to and from Boston Logan airport for all Elevate students. However, because our staff is still in training we ask that international students schedule their flights within the time frames below:

  • Arrival to Logan Airport: No earlier than Sunday
  • Departure from Logan Airport: No later than Monday

More Information

Please take a minute to look through our Frequently Asked Questions for more important information!