At International Experience, we believe that learning about other cultures, languages, and customs is the best way to dispel prejudices and embrace global citizenship.

iE-USA Blog

November 30, 2016


Why We Need Student Exchange

Amidst the cacophony of post-election chatter, one truth remains evident: America has much to gain from student exchange! Whatever else may be said about this historic election, one incredible side... Read more »

November 09, 2016

Share Your America

Interview with an Air Force Vet

We talked to Roy Rolin, a 52 year old U.S. Air Force veteran. Roy and his wife Emily have hosted 10 exchange students in the last 9 years! “They’ve all... Read more »

November 02, 2016


An Open Letter from an (Imperfect) Exchange Student

Dear Host Family, Please be patient.  I’m from another culture, so I don’t always know how to behave here.  I’m still learning English, so I don’t always know what you’re... Read more »

October 26, 2016


Trick or Treat: Halloween Safety for Exchange Students

An exchange student has been invited to have some fun on Halloween: but is it a cultural norm or a dangerous pitfall? Exchange students might find themselves struggling to navigate peer... Read more »

October 19, 2016


Top 7 Fall Favorites (And #7 Will Surprise You!)

Autumn in America can be a magical time for an exchange student, bringing ample opportunities to experience American-born traditions! Halloween, corn mazes, football games, pumpkin pie, hayrides, you name it! Whether... Read more »