What our Alumni Are Saying About CLS
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[CLS Testimonials - Yuanxin]
"Suddenly, I realized that I had fallen in love with Japanese."
Second-year Japanese, 2013
[CLS Testimonials - Jon]
"You can do this, you just have to believe in yourself."
First-year Chinese, 2013
[CLS Testimonials - Eileen]
"We bonded over our favorite words, ...a perfect environment to rapidly become friends."
First-year Russian, 2013
[CLS Testimonials - Athi]
"At the end of this program not only did I learn more about my language, but also I became part of a family."
First and Second-year Arabic, 2012 and 2013
[CLS Testimonials - Hannah]
"CLS is many things: often painful, always exhausting, but worth it in every way imaginable."
Second-year Russian, 2013
"I wholeheartedly recommend the program to graduate students and professionals that want to increase the quality of their research or analysis, develop a valuable professional skill, or simply become more comfortable in the language for fun or travel."
Fourth-year Russian, 2011
Second-year Russian, 2011
"Completing CLS is not difficult for a non-traditional student. All you have to do is bring the same work ethic that you bring to your job or career and a commitment to learning the language...no more."
First and Second-year Russian, 2010 and 2011
Second, Third, and Fourth-Year Chinese, 2009, 2010, and 2011
First and Second-year Chinese, 2008 & 2009