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Today’s Thank You Thursday features Olivia from America, who thanks Aspect Foundation for her semester abroad in Norway.
Are you interested in studying abroad? Applications are still open for our Summer Language, Summer Volunteer, and Spring Semester programs! Learn more about our programs at: aspectfoundation.org/study-abroad or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how YOU can have a life-changing experience. Continue reading
This week, Kristin from Norway thanks her coordinator, host family and high school for supporting her during her year in America. Continue reading
It has now been 6 years since I left Norway to live in the U.S. for a year as an exchange student. Not a single day goes by without me having some sort of reminder or memory from my time there. A year abroad inspired a life abroad. Since Kentucky, I have yet to move … Continue reading
When Sebastian from Norway financed his own trip back to the United States to be there for his host sister Anna who was anxiously awaiting a lung donor, and stood by what became a 6-hour long surgery alongside the rest of the family, he was no exchange student. He was just another member of the family, … Continue reading
August is the month of arrivals. Airport pick ups, new school years, sports practices, and the hints of a new season. This August, Olivia from Pennsylvania will be making her own arrival – to Norway, a new host family and a semester studying abroad. “I have been practicing my Norwegian a lot, which is hard … Continue reading
Thomas from Norway returned to his Texas host home this summer to celebrate the marriage of his host brother Cody and bride Erin. Surprising the bride and groom in his traditional Norwegian Bunad, he lovingly escorted the couple’s grandmothers down the aisle. The festivities included six of the family’s previous exchange students in attendance, and eleven Aspect host families! Cody’s … Continue reading
You don’t need to live in a big city or attend a big school to host one of our exchange students. They come here to experience the American way of life, and all that means is your open heart and a loving home! Therese’s Thank You letter below will show you just that, and just how much our students appreciate the experience. Continue reading
I don’t know how long I’ve dreamed about going abroad. I’d seen so many movies and TV-series from America and heard of other exchange students going, that I couldn’t wait to travel myself. Was High School really like in the movies? What about School Spirit? Or School Sports? Did Americans really eat that much fast food? … Continue reading
Meagan, Adam, Kylinn and Tegan have welcomed a new member of the family this year — and documented all of the fun they are having so far! From barbecues and parades to the first day of school and Julie’s first Target shopping trip, it’s been quite a start to the year in Michigan! “It’s no secret … Continue reading
Thank you. Thank you for giving me this amazing opportunity to experience living in your family and culture. I have gained so much from this experience. I feel like I owe you the world because of the amazing opportunity you have given me. Living with you has given me a new view of life and the … Continue reading