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September 21, 2017

Peace Day (2)

Peace Day 2017: The Peace Crane Project

Today, September 21, the exchange student community joins the world in prioritizing peace. The International Day of Peace, or “Peace Day,” is globally recognized as a day for all humanity to... Read more »

September 15, 2017

We Beat Harvey's Darkness

Texas Exchange Student: “We Beat Harvey’s Darkness”

Lea Radomski, an exchange student from Germany, arrived in Cypress, TX just weeks before Hurricane Harvey. Ironically, Lea left behind the devastation of a recent flood in her German hometown.... Read more »

September 08, 2017

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Hello, My Name is Joey

Hello, my name is Joey, and I’m a German exchange student who was in the USA for a semester. About 4 and a half years ago, I took this one... Read more »

August 31, 2017

At Home While Abroad

At Home While Abroad

Exchange Student’s Family Opens Their Doors to American Hosts  Guest blog by Mindy O’Bannon, Host Mom in Houston The thing about taking a long-awaited trip abroad to experience another culture and all... Read more »

August 25, 2017

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New Roots in Michigan

If “home is where the heart is,” then exchange students Johanna from Germany and Jade from South Africa have found new roots – and a new home – in a... Read more »