Exercises1 - (Secondary education 2 - 3) (Higher education 4 - 5 - 6 - 7)
The end of the studies is marked by a Graduation ceremony
during which the students wearing a (1) mortarboard
and a (2) gown
receive their (3) diploma.
At the end of 12th grade, the students go to a big dance, called the "prom"
|"Ivy League" universities.
This term refers to 8 famous, long-established New England universities:
Brown University - 1764 - Providence - Rhode Island -
Columbia University - 1754 - New York City - New York -
Cornell University - 1865 - Ithaca - New York -
Dartmouth College - 1769 - Hanover - New Hampshire -
Harvard University - 1636 - Cambridge - Massachusetts -
Princeton University - 1746 - Princeton - New Jersey -
University of Pennsylvania - 1740 - Philadelphia - Pennsylvania -
Yale University - 1701 - New Haven - Connecticut
|Other major institutions are :
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Ma)
Ann Harbor (Michigan),
the University of Chicago (Illinois).
the University of California at Berkeley,
the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA),
Stanford University, San Francisco (California)