Depending your student status, at Brighten Language Center (BLC) we have four registration options: Please see which one of the four categories listed below best applies to you, then go to the section that describes the appropriate registration process. If you need additional assistance, please call our office and speak with one of our student-service representatives.
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If you’re currently not in the U.S. and plan to study full time (more than 3 months) in the U.S., you will need to complete the four steps listed below. Details of each step are provided following the list. If you happen to have any additional questions, don’t hesitate to call us and we would be happy to help you.
Step 1: Apply to Brighten Language Center (BLC)
Step 2: Send BLC the required documents
Step 3: Receive I-20 (Student Visa)
Step 4: Interview at US Embassy or Consulate
Step 1: Complete BLC’s Application Form. You do not need to complete the Enrollment Agreement Form at this point, only the BLC Application Form. You will receive an e-mail confirmation from us that we reviewed your application and we will typically contact you by the next business day.
Step 2: While you’re waiting to hear back from us, you can start preparing the required documents. Below is a detailed list of these documents:
Step 3: After received all the required documents listed above, along with the $175 application fee, we will send you a confirmation e-mail letting you know that we received the required documents and that we are reviewing your application for acceptance and approval. We will then mail you the acceptance letter and I-20 form to your designated address. There is a mandatory $50 express delivery fee. We use DHL or any other reputable international delivery services. This is for your protection and to make sure these important document are received in a timely manner.
Step 4: Once you receive the BLC Acceptance letter and I-20 form from us, you will need to schedule an interview at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in the country where you live. This is a very important and mandatory step, check appointment waiting time and interview details with your local US Embassy.
Preparing for the interview. Bring the following Items with you:
After the Interview: Once you complete the interview you can follow up by checking status of your application via the U.S. Department of State’s Visa Status Check
Once your Visa is approved: When you have confirmation that your visa is approved, please contact BLC to make travel and lodging arrangements. We will also schedule your first visit at BLC to schedule a placement exam appointment, register for classes and pay tuition.
For questions on your F1 Student Visa, call Brighten Language Center at 714-829-4795
This is a 2-step process, please follow the steps below to complete the application process:
Step 1: Schedule Interview with BLC and Prepare Documents
Step 2: Interview Appointment with BLC Enrollment Services
Once we have all the documents listed above, our enrollment services staff will send your transfer-in form to your current school to ask them to release your records. Once your records have been released and the transfer process is complete, BLC will issue you a new I-20 form. At this point you will be contacted by our staff to schedule an appointment for you to receive your I-20 form and placement exam. You may then register for classes and pay your tuitio
If you are a permanent U.S. resident (Green Card) or U.S. Citizen (U.S. Passport) you are welcome to attend Brighten Language Center’s (BLC's) English as a Secondary Language (ESL) program. Please complete the following three step process:
Step 1: Schedule Campus Tour and complete the appropriate documents
Step 2: Campus Tour and Enrollment
Step 3: Application Review and register for classes
If you are in the U.S. on a Tourist Visa, you are allowed to study at Brighten Language Center (BLC) as long as it is less than 18 hours per week and less than 90 days (less than 3 months). To complete this type of student application, please follow the three steps below:
Step 1: Schedule campus tour and complete the appropriate documents
Step 2: Campus tour and enrollment
Step 3: Application review and register for classes
Tourist studens visiting the U.S.
To start your enrollment, complete the BLC Application Form. Note: you do not need to complete the Enrollment Agreement Form until later in your enrollment process. Use either the PDF file or DOCX file (Microsoft Word) whichever works best with your computer system.
BLC Application Form (pdf)Download
BLC Application Form (docx)Download
BLC Student Enrollment Agreement Form (pdf)Download
BLC Student Enrollment Agreement Form (docx)Download
BLC Affidavit of Financial Support Form (pdf)Download
BLC Affidavit of Financial Support Form (docx)Download
BLC Transfer Student Form (pdf)Download
BLC Transfer Student Form (docx)Download
BLC Credit Card Authorization Form (pdf)Download