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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,

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

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

When I stepped off the train in Germany and met my host family for the first time, my German vocabulary was limited to the...


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Tags: Exchange Student, Youth Exchange, Learn a language,

Every exchange student knows the feeling of anticipation while waiting for a host family, and the excitement and nervousness of...


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Tags: Host Families, Exchange Student, Study Abroad,

ICES is very proud to introduce our February Student of the Month, Matilde Eleonori from Piacenza, Italy. “Mati” lives with the...


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Tags: Exchange Student, StudentoftheMonth, Youth Exchange

When I decided to travel to Muscat, Oman at age 15 or spend my senior year of high school in southern Germany, I never paused to...


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Tags: Exchange Student, Study Abroad, Youth Exchange

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has almost arrived. 

We’ve been yelling at the TV for months watching the games. We’ve been...


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Tags: Cultural Exchange, Exchange Student, cultural understanding,

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