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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

February 09, 2018

United Nations

“They called us the United Nations”

How many international guests is “too many”? If you’re the Kitzmiller family, there’s no such thing! Carolyn Kitzmiller has worked with exchange students for 7 years, and during this time her... Read more »

February 02, 2018

American Football, American Dreams (1)

Superbowl + 1 = TOUCHDOWN!!!

In case you hadn’t noticed, the Super Bowl is kind of a big deal. (ha!)  As a national icon of connection and camaraderie (and, oh yeah – FOOTBALL!) families across the... Read more »

January 26, 2018

igniting global change new

Igniting Global Change Through the FFA

Burnt River may have only 15 students, but this tiny western high school in Eastern Oregon has become an unlikely hub of global interaction, growth, and discovery. And since life... Read more »

January 19, 2018

Sue with Antonia and Imogen

Sue’s Story: How Saying “Yes” Changed Everything!

Embarking on a new adventure can feel a little daunting, and sometimes downright scary. This is true of exchange students waiting to set foot on American soil, but it can... Read more »

January 12, 2018

diego family

Navigating the NEW

When Tina and Thomas McNeil agreed to welcome 16 year old Diego from Spain into their home, they knew it meant more than housing a guest: they were adding a... Read more »