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International Day Of Families
Hosting / Life in the U.S.

International Day Of Families

Today is #InternationalDayOfFamilies and here at Aspect Foundation, our Amercian 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 … Continue reading

Student & Host Family Spotlight – Raphael from Germany living with the Gibsons in Texas!
Life in the U.S. / Student Spotlight

Student & Host Family Spotlight – Raphael from Germany living with the Gibsons in Texas!

Today, we are shining the spotlight on Raphael from Germany and his host family, the Gibsons from Texas. They both share their appreciation for cultural exchange and of the memories they’ll cherish of their time together! Raphael gave our office a call to express how amazing his experience has been thus far and how thankful … Continue reading

Service – The Spirit of Cultural Exchange!
Exchange Year 101 / Life in the U.S.

Service – The Spirit of Cultural Exchange!

In light of kicking off Global Youth Service Day 2018 (April 20th-22nd) and Earth Day 2018 (April 21st), we would like to reflect on one of the values that makes a cultural exchange experience so rewarding: SERVICE. From our brave exchange students to our generous host families, to our nurturing coordinators who make sure their students and families have successful … Continue reading