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May 11, 2018

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Empty-Nesters Find Global FAMILY Through Exchange!

John and Ranelle Ladbury have hosted for 5 years, and they’ve already signed up to do it again next year! What brings them back year after year? With their own triplets grown... Read more »

May 04, 2018

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A Fit Like Family

When Maggie Stephenson was hired to supervise a student placement, she had no idea what was in store!  What she found was a connection to a young Spanish girl that... Read more »

April 27, 2018

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Meet Me in Madrid!

Julie Rayhorn has been a Local Coordinator with IE for two years. During that time, she has relished the opportunity to connect with students from different parts of the world!... Read more »

April 16, 2018

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Volunteer Week 2018: Host Families Give From WITHIN

When we think of volunteering, we typically envision going outside of ourselves to give something away. Serving at a soup kitchen requires us to leave our normal routine and give... Read more »

April 04, 2018

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All the WORLD’S a Stage ~ exchange students THRIVE in performing arts!

As an exchange student acclimating to “American life,” there is perhaps nothing more precious than a close-knit group of like-minded friends. Many students find that connection, and so much more,... Read more »