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Foreign Exchange Students

A 22-Year-Old Exchange Student in New York City

Eugene Lim | Posted 09.29.2015 | New York
Eugene Lim

Being immersed in such an environment for a semester was exhilarating. I seized the chance to learn a new language, meet people from different corners of the globe, and pick from the great minds of business.

The Ultimate Guide For Hosting An Exchange Student

Tevin Mickens | Posted 03.09.2014 | Teen
Tevin Mickens

Balancing my life as a high school senior and as a host of not one but, TWO exchange students, was definitely a struggle, albeit an educational and enjoyable one. Here are a few tips that really helped me survive during that long month.

A Francophile Is Born

Leigh Flayton | Posted 10.27.2012 | Women
Leigh Flayton

In late summer 1981, an incredible rumor spread among the kids in my small Long Island town: Our seventh grade class was getting a French exchange student that year.

Inspector General's Report Slams State Dept's Foreign Exchange Programs

AP | MITCH WEISS | Posted 03.20.2012 | Education

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- State Department programs that bring foreign exchange students to the United States to work or attend school require urgent attenti...

High School Exchange Students Housed With Murderers, Sexual Predators

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.19.2012 | Education

Allegations have surfaced against a foreign exchange program -- overseen by the U.S. Department of State -- that foreign teens coming to the U.S. to s...

State Dept. Drops Plan To Protect Foreign Exchange Students Despite Abuse Allegations

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR and MITCH WEISS | Posted 05.14.2012 | Education

JACKSON, Miss. — Despite dozens of allegations of neglect and sexual abuse over the years, the U.S. State Department abandoned a plan to require...

Princeton More Than A Reach School For Exchange Students

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An admission rate less than 10 percent may seem low to applicants for undergraduate degrees, but it's safety-school territority compared to the hurdle...