2019 Prom – Photo Round-Up!
Life in the U.S.

2019 Prom – Photo Round-Up!

Prom is one of the most memorable and exciting nights for any teenager in high school. This high school tradition not only allows students to have an exciting time with friends and classmates, but it’s also a great cultural experience. Although it’s a popular rite of passage for American students, attending prom may be something entirely new as well … Continue reading

Thank You Thursday- Rosemary from Nigeria
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Thank You Thursday- Rosemary from Nigeria

Aspect Foundation’s inbox is flooded with notes from students expressing their gratitude for the experience they’ve had on student exchange. Today, Rosemary from Nigeria studying with the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program sponsored by the US Department of State would like to convey gratitude toward her host family in Washington. “My host family is the most … Continue reading

Thank you Thursday- Darya from Kazakhstan
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Thank you Thursday- Darya from Kazakhstan

For this week’s Thank You Thursday, Darya from Kazakhstan studying in Illinois with the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program sponsored by the Department of State tagged us in a beautiful appreciation post on Instagram that we’d like to share with everyone! Her sweet words remind us all how meaningful cultural exchange can be for these students … Continue reading

Why You Do What You Do!
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Why You Do What You Do!

Today we are shining the spotlight on a few of our wonderful International Coordinators from across the US! These ladies all have other work commitments and are parents themselves! Read more to hear how they balance it all while making special memories year after year with our host families and exchange students!  How/why you got … Continue reading

Happy International Day Of Families
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Happy International Day Of Families

Today is #InternationalDayOfFamilies and here at Aspect Foundation, our American host families are as diverse as our exchange students who come from all over the world! Empty-nesters, retirees, families with young children, single adults, families with teenage children, etc. all make up our loving host family community!  More important than how they’re comprised, however, is the … Continue reading