6 Things I Learned as an Exchange Student | Kristin from Norway
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6 Things I Learned as an Exchange Student | Kristin from Norway

Kristin from Norway is experiencing America in Washington for the 2015-16 academic year. In celebration of International Education Week, she shares with us 6 things she learned as an exchange student.   1. I take too much for granted.  It sounds weird, but at home, we really live in a bubble. We have a good life. We know … Continue reading

The American Experience
Exchange Year 101

The American Experience

The 4th of July falls right in the in-between part of the exchange year — last year’s students have just gone home, and next year’s students are far away, still eagerly packing their suitcases. It’s a day where we can come together and celebrate our country’s history and the things that make us proud to be Americans. … Continue reading

Words from the Wise
Exchange Year 101

Words from the Wise

Spending a year in America as a high schooler is a big decision. There are ups and downs, friends to make and cultural differences to navigate. Some of the best resources during your exchange year can be the other international students who have come before you! We’ve compiled some nuggets of wisdom for anyone considering … Continue reading