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Tips for Study Abroad Affordability!
Life Abroad

Tips for Study Abroad Affordability!

Yes, traveling and studying abroad offer priceless opportunities for self-discovery, exploration, and growth. But affordability can be a real roadblock for turning students’ international travel dreams into a reality. Aspect alumna, Olivia, breaks down how to pay for a study abroad program using more manageable monetary milestones.  High school study abroad is an investment. By … Continue reading

Thank You Thursday – Host Mom to Nicolas from France
Life in the U.S. / Thank You Thursdays

Thank You Thursday – Host Mom to Nicolas from France

Aspect Foundation’s inbox is flooded with notes of gratitude for all who participate in cultural youth exchange. Today, Jodi, one of our wonderful Field Managers and loving host moms in Washington, writes us about Nicolas, the French student she’s currently hosting. Sometimes all it takes is a loving gesture in a difficult moment to truly … Continue reading

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