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What if you could make a life-changing impact on a young person, enrich your local school and community, and bring some fun...


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Thinking about hosting an exchange student?  Or just curious about how it all works?  We've rounded up our most commonly asked...


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Cassidy and Chris Miller have just said good-bye to Jose from Barcelona. He is one more international son that has lived with...


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By Brad Owens On April 17, 2021

Dad to Dad

Ok, first, before I get into the meat of this little discussion, I just want to say:  I get it.  I’ve been there.  A friend of...


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Is hosting an exchange student a good way to make a friend in Korea? Definitely! But do look before you leap...

Jasmine (2nd...


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Jami Dauphin once thought her life was rather conventional - even a tad boring. It was nothing special, to be sure. Or was it?


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From my ICES lookout post in Europe, I’m scanning the news: what’s happening with student exchange? Is anyone going to don a...


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Wouldn’t it be fun to have a good friend in Spain?


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Every year hundreds of foreign exchange students fill the empty nests of veteran parents. Is the experience mutually...


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