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Erin West
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Alumni Ambassador

Erin West is an alumna of the 2015 CLS Turkish program in Bursa, Turkey. She is originally from Pittsburgh, and although she loves that city, she doesn’t plan to settle down there any time soon! She is currently in her second year at Brown University, where she studies development. When she has time to take a break from thinking critically about world systems, she loves Couchsurfing, riding her pu...

CLS Application Extension: November 30, 5 P.M. Eastern Time

The deadline for the 2016 CLS Application has been extended to Monday, November 30 at 5 P.M. Eastern Time. We encourage everyone to submit their applications as soon as possible, and not to wait until the deadline to submit. The American Councils office will close today at 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time for the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will also be closed on Friday, November 27. However, we will ...

Application Disruption (Updated 11/24 @ 11:21pm)

Updated 11/25 @ 12:37pm:Please refer to this post for information on the extended application deadline.Updated 11/24 @ 11:21pm:Dear CLS Applicants:We have been working non-stop with our development team to work on a fix to the issues that brought the application down yesterday. At this point, we believe that we have identified the issue, and have a developed a fix.In order to confirm the reliabili...

CLS Summer 2016 Application Due Today! (Monday, 11/23)

Update 11/23 @ 7:45pm: Due to technical issues on the application server, we have extended the CLS Summer 2016 deadline to tomorrow, November, 24 at 5:00pm Eastern Time. Thank you all for your patience. Some will continue to experience disruptions in service while the server comes back to full capacity. We recommend stepping away for a short period and coming back later to complete and submit your...