I wrote this guest post for Alexandra’s excellent series on different TAPIF assistants’ experience in the various regions of France. With 2017-18 applications coming up, I hope that this guide can be of use in deciding which regions you want to mark as preferred!!
This guest post is brought to you by Anne over at Present Perfect, who was previously an assistante in the Académie de Grenoble and has compared her experience in both.
When I first applied to TAPIF, I put off ranking my académie preferences for so long that I’m pretty sure I ended up choosing more or less at random… Thankfully, I lucked into the stunning Académie de Grenoble and the amazing city of Chambéry. HOLD THE PHONE! you’re thinking. I came to page looking for info on the Académie d’Aix-Marseille! T’inquiète mon ami – I’ve already written volumes on how much I love Chambéry, which I definitely invite you to read. But I’m here today to tell you some more about my current home: Marseille.
For my second go-around in TAPIF, I was looking for a different, new experience. I had visited Marseille during one of my vacations and…
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