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Many families think that hosting an exchange student requires taking them on big trips to famous places. And while most students...

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

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

I asked 10 American friends from different parts of the country to name their top American foods. And….I got 10 different...

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Tags: Host an exchange student, Student Experience, cultural immersion

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,

By Brad Owens On February 14, 2022

Share the Love Winners

In preparation for Valentine's Day, we ran a photo contest in which we asked our exchange students to submit a photo showing us...

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

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,

By Marie Langer On January 22, 2022

A Lifetime Experience

My name is Marie Langer. I’m a 17-year-old French teenager and my biggest dream was always to be an exchange student in the US. I...

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Tags: Cultural Exchange, Exchange Student, Student Experience

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