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We polled our host families to find out what they love most about hosting, and their responses were overflowing with enthusiasm!...


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It's more fascinating to host an exchange student if you know where your student is coming from, culturally speaking. This also...


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As we wrap up our Fourth of July celebrations and reflect on our nation's journey to independence, it's a good time to appreciate...


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In an increasingly interconnected world, the opportunity to explore different cultures is more accessible than ever. Whether...


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How can you prepare to host a student from Spain? Take a whirlwind tour of Spanish culture from the perspective of a teenager. If...


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I was a previous ICES host mom, so when ICES asked for coordinators to help place exchange students with host families, I didn’t...


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ICES is pleased to invest in our future by providing scholarship money to globally-minded, college-bound teens. This year, we...


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Tags: Scholarships, cultural understanding, Think global act local

Onyinyechi Okonkwo - Richmond, Texas


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Elisabeth Howell - Leavenworth, Kansas


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Kaylah Griggs - Madera, California


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Alyssa Pearson - Oakville, Washington


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Madysen Leiterman - Manitowoc, Wisconsin 


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