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BHS

Located in the center of Barcelona, BHS was created for students to be fully prepared to attend universities throughout the world, including in the UK and Europe, and especially in USA, specifically on academic and athletic scholarships.

BHS educates students in a small and socially fun classroom to improve study habits, independent learning skills, time management, and mastery of course material, along with providing additional Montessori learning outside in nature and through group activities.

 

Leadership

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Akida Mashaka

Founder & School Director

Akida Mashaka is co-founder of BCN Life, the leading relocation expert services agency for expats moving to Barcelona.  Akida is an American from Los Angeles, California who lives in Barcelona with his wife Lia and two children.  Akida created BHS because he understands the importance of small class size, a fun social learning environment, innovative online learning tools, and university entrance exam prep in order to attend the best universities In the world.  Akida is a graduate of Harvard Law School and attended university in USA on a tennis scholarship.  Akida's 14 year old son plays competitive tennis and currently attends BHS.

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Jaclyn Caruana

University Admissions Director

Jaclyn Caruana is the founder of Exam Preparation International Center of Barcelona, where Jaclyn has been Barcelona's leading university entrance exam prep tutor and international university placement advisor since 2003.  Jaclyn has extensive experience helping students and parents with university exam coordination and preparation, and providing university advisement services.  Jaclyn is very passionate about helping students obtain their dreams to attend university. 

Over the last 7 years, Jaclyn's students in Barcelona have been accepted into the following universities:

UK

Oxford

Imperial College London

King's College London

London School of Business

USA ​

Harvard

Yale

Princeton

Stanford

Columbia

Dartmouth

Cornell

University of Chicago

Duke

NYU

Northwestern

University of Michigan

UC Berkeley

UCLA

USC

Georgetown

Carnegie Mellon

John Hopkins University

Harvey Mudd College

Babson University

Boston University

Purdue University 

American University

George Washington University

Syracuse

Northeastern

Pepperdine University

University of Miami

 

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