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If you’ve ever been the new kid at school, you can probably recall those first few days: Not knowing which teacher was the...


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Tags: Student Support, Exchange Student, Youth Exchange,

This month only, we are renaming the ICES Student of the Month… to the ICES StudentS Of The Month. In a fun and unusual twist of...


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Tags: Student of the Month

The summer months are the perfect time to start getting to know this fascinating teenager that will soon become part of your...


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Tags: Host Families, Exchange Student, Host an exchange student

You’ve chosen your exchange student, and the placement is finalized—now what?


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Tags: Cultural Exchange, Exchange Student, Host an exchange student

How does knowing people from other countries and cultures make our lives better?

That's the question we asked high school...


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Tags: Scholarships, cultural understanding

American.  It's a word that means different things to different people.  For exchange students, experiencing all things American...


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Tags: Student Experience, Photo Contest

By ICES On May 6, 2022

Host Moms are the Best!

Moms everywhere work hard to care for their families while providing love and encouragement.  Host moms take that to another...


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Tags: Cultural Exchange, Youth Exchange, Host mom,

Congratulations to Paula Martinez Martinez for being chosen as the ICES April Student of the Month!   Paula is from Madrid, Spain...


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Tags: Student of the Month, Reasons to host, Student Experience

With our students returning home soon after months in the U.S., their language skills have likely improved drastically.

Idioms...


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Tags: Cultural Exchange, Exchange Student, Learn a language

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