Do you have questions about academic or everyday English? Are you working on a paper, presentation, or application?
EPPIC offers individual consultations to international students, J-1 scholars, and post-docs for support with academic papers, projects, presentations, interviews, cover letters, pronunciation, and more.*
To learn more about EICs and to schedule a consultation, visit the EPPIC Individual Consultations (EICs) page.
*Please note that consultations are not available for standardized test preparation, such as for the GRE or TOEFL. Preparation courses for the TOEFL are available locally through Penn State’s Intensive English Communication Program (IECP) and through the community-based Mid-State Literacy Council.
Do you have questions about which EPPIC services would be most useful to you? Would you like to discuss your interests and goals related to academic English?
EPPIC Advisers are here to help!
If you are an international student, J-1 scholar, or post-doc, we invite you toto find out how EPPIC can help you achieve your goals.
EPPIC Advising sessions are offered via Zoom.
Join us for EPPICon academic writing, speaking, and interaction in English in a U.S. university setting. Topics include these and more:
EPPIC workshops will resume in fall 2021.
EPPIC is offering a series of workshops in spring 2021 designed specifically for doctoral students in the Department of Economics. Spring workshops focus on preparing doctoral students in years 1-3 to gain awareness of the features of effective research presentations in Economics, and to develop their own research spiels.
Economics graduate students may click here to register for these specialized workshops.
EPPIC offers workshops for faculty, advisers, staff, and administrators to highlight useful practices for working with and supporting international students.
Supporting Multilingual Student Writing
Join us during spring 2021 for a *new* series of three noontime workshops (via Zoom) for faculty and instructors that explore best practices for supporting multilingual student writers:
Using Global English to Connect
All Penn Staters are invited to participate in a workshop that explores ways to make the English we use as clear as possible when interacting with people from diverse language and cultural backgrounds.
Contact EPPIC for a visit to your department or program to advertise our services. To request a presentation about EPPIC for students, advisers or faculty – or to schedule an EPPIC display table for your event, please contact us here.
EPPIC also designs customized services relating to academic English and intercultural communication for university departments, programs and groups. Please send us a message to start a conversation about customized programming.