Everything is great here

  Everything is great here Hello, My name is Sara and I am from Slovakia. I was placed in Carl Junction in Missouri. It is a city that has about 7,500 inhabitants. I only have my host mom Lesley, who chose me and she is great. She is very adventurous, and we do a lot together. We visited the city … Read More

My host family is the best

  My host family is the best It is about 2 weeks since I have come to the USA, to Texas. I’m not gonna lie- beginnings are not easy. (And airplanes are not created for sleeping). When I got off the airplane in Houston, I was hit by a heat wave that I thought was the plane’s engine, but nah. … Read More

Yesterday was the first day of my exchange year

  Yesterday was the first day of my exchange year Hi, My name is Lea and yesterday was the first day of my exchange year. I flew all the way from Bratislava, Slovakia to Idaho Falls and then travelled two more hours with my host family to Afton in Wyoming. That’s where I am right now! The next day I … Read More

My experience has been amazing

  My experience has been amazing “I’m Gadea, a Spanish girl that is staying a month in a great family in Boca Ratón, Florida. My experience has been amazing and I’m having so much fun. All of us are having an awesome time and learning new curious facts about our cultures and routines. We are also having plenty of new … Read More

Quinn hopes to grow international exchange program

Quinn hopes to grow international exchange program Owensboro Times, Owensboro, Kentucky, August 12, 2019 by Laura Murphy / author   In her third year serving as the Field Manager of Kentucky with the International Culture Exchange Services (ICES), Tisha Quinn has seen an increase in the number of exchange students locally. Although ICES has been around for years, Kentucky has … Read More

American High School Experience

  American High School Experience A lot of people wonder what is it like to live in the US but few have the opportunity to actually experience it. In my case, it did never cross my mind I’d ever come to the US, but the experience I’ve had, after this year, makes me want to come back. There are many … Read More

We asked our academic program students three questions

  We asked our academic program students three questions, and this is what Lago from Spain answered: Q 1. What is one challenge you have had to overcome during your exchange experience? Have to know good English to communicate with people. Q 2. What has been your favorite memory during your exchange experience? My favorite memory is when all the … Read More

Being an exchange student will open your mind…

  Being an exchange student will open your mind… Hi, my name is Esther. I come from Vietnam. I am a senior in Wesleyan Christian School (WCS), Oklahoma. One of the subjects that I have to take while attending to WCS is Bible class which is also one of big challenges that I have ever had. Coming from a non-Christian … Read More

My American Experience

  My American Experience I will remember these ten months spent in America for the rest of my life. It is an amazing experience to have, going to a foreign country without anyone that you already know. You are all alone in a sense, but it is exactly because of this that you can have an amazing experience. Getting to … Read More