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A 22-Year-Old Exchange Student in New York City
Co-founder of the mobile app Tripple, a global students travel...
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.
Families Speak on How Hosting International Students Changed Their Lives
Carol J. Carter
Author and student success expert
To be expected, it takes some time for the international students to adapt to their new surroundings, but hosts Brian and Raina say they largely face the same challenges that all parents of teenagers face: go to bed, get up, clean your room, get organized.
Three Ways Hosting an Exchange Student Enriches Your Life
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural...
Hundreds of State Department-sponsored international high school exchange students recently met in Washington, D.C., after a successful year at schools across the United States
How A Class Led Me To The Italian 'Sister' I Never Thought I'd Have
High school student in New York
Despite my limited knowledge of Italian, I made up for it with French, English, hand gestures and Google translate.
Cognitively Creative, Globally Experienced -- And Privileged
Director, Global Woods Consulting
I'm one of the privileged few. I had the chance to travel abroad as an exchange student at the age of 17 during a "gap" year between high school and college. That year changed my life and set me on a career path in the field of global education.
Welcome to America -- Enter at Your Own Risk
Author and editor, New America Media
For many students from Asia, America represents opportunities of the highest order. In America they hope to become filmmakers, businesswomen, high-tech firm owner, engineers. They are rarely ever prepared for the violence, for the milk and honey to go sour.
10 Tips for Raising a Global Child
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan
International Careers Expert, Award-winning Author
In today's interconnected global world, one of the greatest gifts we can give our children is to prepare them to thrive in the new world marketplace. But what does that entail?
The Ultimate Guide For Hosting An Exchange Student
17-year-old high school senior from PA
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.
High School Exchange Students Housed With Murderers, Sexual Predators
Confessions Of A Foreign Exchange Student
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5 Lessons I Learned Hosting an Exchange Student
Homa Sabet Tavangar
Author, 'Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be at Home in ...
Just short of moving abroad ourselves, hosting an exchange student proved to be an unparalleled cultural education.
Foreign Student Crackdown Will Cost The British Economy £2.4 Billion
The Exchange Experience Changed My Life Forever
I didn't believe the power of being in an exchange program until last year, when I participated in the U.S. Department of State's Youth Exchange and Study Program, or YES.
Obama Makes America Sexier to Swedes
Author of "Bad Land" in The Morning News
Applications to study in the US are up 30 percent in the Nordic countries, and interest in Sweden has grown by 20 percent. Placement agencies are calling it "Obama fever."
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