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Student Spotlight – Muneeb from Pakistan – 5/9/17
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Student Spotlight – Muneeb from Pakistan – 5/9/17

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 a standout student who has been making the most of his exchange year, Muneeb from Pakistan! Muneeb is studying in Wisconsinon a scholarship sponsored by the US Department of State’s Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program. He lives with with the LaVold family, and he has been filling his year with volunteering, group trips, and family fun! We asked Muneeb several questions about his exchange year, see what he had to say below! Continue reading

“Reverse” Thank You Thursday – Nancy from Lebanon- 5/4/17
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“Reverse” Thank You Thursday – Nancy from Lebanon- 5/4/17

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 flips the script! This thank you letter is actually from host mother Alexandra to her exchange daughter Nancy, from Lebanon. Nancy is studying with the Ferris family in Texas on a scholarship sponsored by the US Department of State’s Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program. Read Alexandra’s thank you letter to Nancy below! Continue reading

Student Spotlight – Tiffany from Hong Kong – 5/2/17
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Student Spotlight – Tiffany from Hong Kong – 5/2/17

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 a standout student who has been making the most of her exchange year, Tiffany from Hong Kong! Tiffany is studying in Texas with the Castaneda family, and we asked her several questions about her exchange year so far. Find out what she had to say below! Continue reading

Thank You Thursday – Ami from Indonesia – 4/27/17
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Thank You Thursday – Ami from Indonesia – 4/27/17

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 features Ami from Indonesia, who is studying in Nebraska on a scholarship sponsored by the US Department of State’s Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program, with the Wells family. Read her heartwarming letter to her host family below!
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Student Spotlight – Vincenzo from Italy – 4/25/17
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Student Spotlight – Vincenzo from Italy – 4/25/17

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 a standout student who has been making the most of his exchange year, Vincenzo from Italy! Vincenzo is studying in Illinois with the McGrath family and has been filling his year with school sports, trips to St. Louis, and family fun. We asked Vincenzo several questions about his exchange year so far. Find out what he had to say below! Continue reading

Thank You Thursday – Thea from Norway – 4/20/17
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Thank You Thursday – Thea from Norway – 4/20/17

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 features Thea from Norway, who is studying in Texas with the O’Connor family. Read her letter to her host family below! Continue reading

Student Spotlight – Mohamed from Israel – 4/18/17
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Student Spotlight – Mohamed from Israel – 4/18/17

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 a standout student who has been making the most of his exchange year, Mohamed from Israel! Mohamed is studying with the Barnhart family in Washington on a scholarship sponsored by the US Department of State’s Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program. He has been filling his year with photography, volunteering, and family fun. Find out what Mohamed had to say about his exchange year below! Continue reading