Stories from Around the World

Studying abroad could give students an edge in the job market
(06/02/2014)
During a recent visit to China, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke about the importance of studying abroad and praised study abroad programs. "The benefits of studying abroad are almost endless."

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International Treasure
(06/02/2014)
ICES honored Carol Hines, Regional Director for the State of Minnesota earlier this year with a Lifetime Achievement award for her many years of service in the field of international youth exchange.

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So Hot
(06/02/2014)
ICES students living in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming went on a fun trip with their local coordinators to Las Vegas over spring break!

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Counselor's Corner
(06/02/2014)
Each year it is with a degree of sadness that ICES has to say "good-bye" to our students. It takes a special young person to be an exchange student; equally, it takes a special family to be a host family. Students not only assimilate into a new country, language, culture, family, and school, but they also learn independence, patience, and tolerance

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Welcome to Montana
(06/02/2014)
Making memories

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It has been a good experience
(06/02/2014)
Peter is a 17-year-old-exchange student from Norway, attending Halstead High School in Kansas this year. He arrived last August and is living with the Clint Herman family.

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A letter from a natural parent
(06/02/2014)
Hello everyone! I am Jose Luis Alcaraz, father of Spanish student Maria who is studying in Junction City, Oregon. I would like to share my perspective of this wonderful experience and how it has impacted my daughter.

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Dear Joanie
(06/02/2014)
I want to thank you so much for everything you have done for me in the past eight months.

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Spring time
(06/02/2014)
Prom Time

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I feel like this exchange year has provided the opportunity of a lifetime for me and has changed my life forever!
(06/02/2014)
It’s been nine months already since I left my home back in Spain and came to the United States (Lynchburg) where my host family was waiting for me.

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