E2 Office Hour: Interview with Don Le, Co-founder of Everest Education

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“The Purpose of Education” by Martin Luther King Jr.

As I engage in the so-called “bull sessions” around and about the school, I too often find that most college men have a misconception of the purpose of education. Most of the “brethren” think that education should equip them with the proper instruments of exploitation so that they can forever trample over the masses. Still others think that education should furnish them with noble ends […]

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Tracks on The Ocean Foam

Tracks on The Ocean Foam

When we close our eyes and imagine success, what do we see? Usually being the best out of the bunch, being praised, or in my case, winning the competition of E2’s marshmallow challenge with my team, in which all E2 employees divide ourselves into 5 different teams (mine is the team consists of three members who played this game before, but for the rest, this is […]

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Beyond Myself

Beyond Myself

“Always put Climbers first, even that means saying no to your CEO.” When I first arrived at E2 as a fresh intern, the phrase emphasized by my supervisor that stuck in my mind. This saying left a strong impression on me because it did not fully make sense to me at the moment. It contradicts with my perspectives. How can a mere intern deny the CEO? […]

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Making An Unfamiliar Language Personal

Making An Unfamiliar Language Personal

There’s a strong focus on creating a passion for lifelong learning, but how is the passion created? Initially it might seem like we can brainwash a group of kids into loving classical literature, but, unfortunately, this isn’t possible! Often, when students don’t like a certain subject, it could be because they have only been taught in a certain way: when I was in grade school, […]

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Tran Huu Quang Huy: 2016 Lawrence Ting Scholarship Winner

Tran Huu Quang Huy is currently a 9th grader at Vo Truong Toan Middle School in District 1. He’s been studying with E2 since Spring 2015 and have recently won the Lawrence Ting Scholarship to study at Saigon South International School (SSIS). Each year, SSIS offers a three-year scholarship for one local Vietnamese student who has demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, proficiency in English, and interests in global and […]

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Nguyen Thuy Linh: An adventure in coding

Nguyen Thuy Linh: An adventure in coding

Thuy Linh is a soon-to-be 11th grader at British International School (BIS) in Ho Chi Minh City and a former student at E2, and she might just have the most interesting summer plans this year! Thuy Linh is going to join the Girls Who Code at American Online (AOL) in the States, a seven-week-long program that aims to inspire and equip high school girls with […]

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