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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

March 01, 2018

Cynthia and student at Old Town Arvada festival

It Takes a Village

What comes to mind when you think of foreign exchange students? Is it cobblestone streets winding through quaint European cities? Is it foreign languages, or interesting international cuisine? To be sure,... Read more »

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 »