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 life has changed tremendously since I came to the United States

My life has changed tremendously since I came to the United States   I go to school in Palm Desert, a place that is called, “Hollywood’s Playground”. The school routine and the way things run are totally different than what I had experienced for fourteen years. Almost all the people I knew and trusted were not here beside me. It … Read More

My experience has been incredible

My experience has been incredible   I’m Mateo, I’ve been in LA for 5 months right now and my experience has been incredible. The high school I’m in is really big and I have a lot of friends, and I managed to get straight A’s in the first semester. I came here specially for dance, and I’m so glad I … Read More

These experiences shape who I am today

These experiences shape who I am today   The most challenging task to me is the integration into a new culture after attending an American high school. As an international student, I have a burning desire to know the ways American people think and further immerse in the local life here. There were three steps I took to overcome this … Read More

My Experience as an Exchange Student in the U.S.

My Experience as an Exchange Student in the U.S.   #1. Being an Exchange Student in America-the Most Precious Birthday Gift in my Life   In August 30th, 2013, I left my family in South Korea and headed to America. It was actually my birthday, and I had never imagined it would be one of the best birthday presents of … Read More

what makes exchange year so special

what makes exchange year so special   It has already been a month since I came back to Slovakia from my exchange year in Oregon.  The decision to spend one year in USA was the best one in my life.  Even though it wasn’t easy at the beginning when I didn’t know anyone, my English wasn’t that good and I … Read More

This experience is not only about learning a language…

This experience is not only about learning a language, it’s about growing as a person   All the things I have done have changed me. I’m not the person that left Italy almost ten months ago. I have become more mature. I’m glad I got to spend this year in Kansas and in the school of Goodland. Goodland High School … Read More