Thank You Thursday! Aiperi from Kyrgystan, in Nebraska
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Thank You Thursday! Aiperi from Kyrgystan, in Nebraska

Today’s “Thank You Thursday” is submitted by Aiperi from Kyrgystan. She is studying on a Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) scholarship sponsored by the US Department of State. Aiperi lives with her host parents Alexis and Michael and two little host sisters in Nebraska. To my “Big American Family” – My exchange year was way more … Continue reading

Student Spotlight – Gavin from North Carolina – 5/23/17
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Student Spotlight – Gavin from North Carolina – 5/23/17

We have so many truly amazing and talented young students at Aspect Foundation, but certain students really stand out from the pack. Today, we are putting the spotlight on an American student studying abroad, Gavin from North Carolina! Gavin has been studying in Yokkaichi, Japan with the Nishii family. We asked Gavin several questions about his exchange year; see what he had to say below!

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Thank You Thursday – Paula from Spain – 5/18/17
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Thank You Thursday – Paula from Spain – 5/18/17

Aspect Foundation’s inbox is flooded with notes from students expressing their gratitude for the experience they have had on student exchange. On Thursdays, we post one of these notes, sharing the “warm fuzzies” with all of you!

Today, we are sharing a conversation we spotted on Facebook! Paula from Spain has been studying in Nebraska this year, and her host mom Vanessa wanted to express how thankful she is to have Paula in her life, as well as Paula’s coordinator Tara. Then Paula’s mother Esperanza, back home in Spain, joins the conversation and well…there is a lot of love going around! Take a look for yourself below! Continue reading

Student Spotlight – Anya from Colorado – 5/16/17
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Student Spotlight – Anya from Colorado – 5/16/17

We have so many truly amazing and talented young students at Aspect Foundation, but certain students really stand out from the pack. Today, we are putting the spotlight on an American student studying abroad, Anya from Colorado! Anya has been studying in Rochefort en Yvelines, France with the Le Moullec/Baltenneck family. We asked Anya several questions about her exchange year, see what she had to say below! Continue reading

Thank You Thursday – Natalia from Spain- 5/11/17
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Thank You Thursday – Natalia from Spain- 5/11/17

Aspect Foundation’s inbox is flooded with notes from students expressing their gratitude for the experience they have had on student exchange. On Thursdays, we post one of these notes, sharing the “warm fuzzies” with all of you!

Today’s Thank You Thursday letter comes from Natalia who is studying in Washington with the Larson family. Read Natalia’s letter to her host family below! Continue reading