IEW 2015 in Review
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IEW 2015 in Review

Last week, we announced the winners of our second annual IEW Scavenger Hunt on our Facebook page. The contest was a huge success yet again thanks to our students, and the support of their families, coordinators, and community members. Throughout November, our students across the nation served as global ambassadors in their American communities. They … Continue reading

6 Things I Learned as an Exchange Student | Kristin from Norway
Exchange Year 101 / Int'l Education Week / Life in the U.S. / Student Spotlight

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

IEW Scavenger Hunt 2015
Int'l Education Week / Life in the U.S.

IEW Scavenger Hunt 2015

International Education Week Scavenger Hunt November, 2015 It’s hunting time! Join Aspect Foundation’s IEW Scavenger Hunt and celebrate the upcoming 16th annual International Education Week (Nov 16 – 20). International Education Week is an annual celebration put on by the U.S. Department of State and Department of Education that highlights the importance of international education and exchange. In today’s interconnected … Continue reading

Why Should You Host an Exchange Student?
Int'l Education Week / Student Spotlight

Why Should You Host an Exchange Student?

Claudia, Aspect student featured in the video, returned home to Italy this past June after finishing her exchange year in Illinois. Carol and Joe, her host parents, wrote to us then about how much of a blessing it was to have her. You can find the post here: https://aspectblog.org/2015/06/29/new-daughters-and-sisters-in-illinois/   In honor of this we have rediscovered … Continue reading