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Host Family & Student Spotlight: Lasting Connections & Unforgettable Moments
Hosting / Life in the U.S. / Student Spotlight

Host Family & Student Spotlight: Lasting Connections & Unforgettable Moments

This week we shine the spotlight on Awais from Pakistan and his host parents, Heidi and Waylon! Awais is staying with them in Wisconsin where he attends the local high school. He is studying here with the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program sponsored by the US Department of State. Read more to hear why this is a … Continue reading

Thank You Thursday – Pavle from Montenegro
Life in the U.S. / Thank You Thursdays

Thank You Thursday – Pavle from Montenegro

Aspect Foundation’s inbox is flooded with notes from students expressing their gratitude for the experience they’ve had on student exchange. Today, Pavle from Montenegro studying with the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program sponsored by the Department of State would like to convey gratitude toward his host family in Washington.  My dear host family, How to … Continue reading

Study Abroad – Hear Why Parents Say Yes!
Life Abroad / Why Study Abroad

Study Abroad – Hear Why Parents Say Yes!

On this #TravelTuesday, former Aspect student, Olivia, shares a Q&A session her parents participated in on studying abroad. Their responses provide an honest and helpful viewpoint for overcoming parental concerns and how to encourage your child to have an educational, unforgettable exchange year! What were your first thoughts when Olivia said she wanted to study … Continue reading