“The Dorm Experience” Through Stimulus, AAI offers a premier boarding program which has distinct features and advantages in the intellectual, character and spiritual development of students. Set in a loving, caring, and secure family environment, the boarding students experience full English immersion, and thus accelerate their English language proficiency. Boarding students enjoy further distinct academic advantages with structured evening study hours and immediate availability to teachers and tutorial assistance. The boarding program, through careful supervision, develop in students improved time management skills, greater independence and self-reliance which are enormous advantages when they enter colleges and universities. Through our commitment to international diversity exposes boarding students to a far more meaningful experience in living and working in a vibrant, enriched culturally diverse community. Finally, boarding students have a lot of fun. There are always numerous weekend activities from which to choose, with it’s convenient location in the capital city and UNESCO world heritage site of downtown Quito, Ecuador. There is never a dull moment.