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Michaela, from the Czech Republic, decided to come back to the U.S. for another year with CIEE so she could pursue her goal of attending a U.S. university: Why did you decide to come back to the U.S. for another year? I decided to come back to the U.S. because... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at High School Student News
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Nutthakamon from Thailand is in her second year with the CIEE High School USA program, and will be coming back for a third this upcoming year! When asked why she decided to come back to the U.S. for another year, this is what she said: "I decided to come back... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at High School Student News
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Bang, from Vietnam, is a veteran CIEE student. Over his years in the U.S., he’s entered our contests, impressed us with his spring roll recipe, made friends, and has come back for a third year in the U.S.! As an experienced CIEE student, we thought Bang would be the perfect... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2018 at High School Student News
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Pimpatha is from Thailand, and is in her second year in the U.S. with CIEE. This year, she is attending Clarksville High School in Arkansas. Pimpatha told us she decided to come back to the U.S. for several reasons, but what stood out to us was this: find your own... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2018 at High School Student News
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Every year, we give students the opportunity to come back to the U.S. on another CIEE High School USA program. Coming back to the U.S. allows students to improve their English skills, continue to learn about, and explore, American culture, and advance their academic goals. Meet Almudena, from Spain. Alumdena... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at High School Student News
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This week, we've shared some amazing, heartwarming stories about host families as a part of Host Family Appreciation Week. Now, it's our turn to share our stories! Our staff have been exchange students, and have hosted students themselves, and we think you'll find they say the same things: their hosting... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at High School Host Family News
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For Host Family Appreciation Week, we reached out to our Local Coordinators and asked them what host families mean to them, and why host families make such a difference in their communities. Here’s what Susan Greenhorn, from Iowa had to say: How long have you been a Local Coordinator? 4... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at High School Host Family News
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For Host Family Appreciation Week, we reached out to our Local Coordinators and asked them what host families mean to them, and why host families make such a difference in their communities. Here’s what Michael Friday, from Oklahoma had to say: How long have you been a Local Coordinator? I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at High School Host Family News
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This week is Host Family Appreciation Week here at CIEE. We asked our host families to share stories with us about how hosting has impacted their life. The Elozory family lives in Tampa, Florida and is made up of host mom Bonnie, host dad Daniel, their teenage daughter Diana, and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at High School Host Family News
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This week is Host Family Appreciation Week at CIEE. We reached out to our host families and asked them to submit stories about how hosting has made a positive impact on their lives. The Benefiel Family is from Columbus, IN. Their family is made up of host mom Shelley, host... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at High School Host Family News
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The Foster family resides in Milford, Delaware and is made up of host mom Katresa, host dad Micheal, their young daughter Finlee, and dog Boots. As a first time host family, they are hosting Lucas from Brazil. “We moved from a small town in Western New York about 4 years... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at High School Host Family News
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As you know, your Support Coordinators are here to help you with any questions or concerns you have throughout your exchange year. What you may not know is that each and every Support Coordinator has also spent time living in a different country! We have all experienced many difficult and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2016 at High School Student News
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The My American Photo Hunt contest, our first contest of the year, has been open for about a week, and we've received some great photos of students with their host families - looks like everyone is having a great year so far! Be sure to encourage your students to participate,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2016 at High School Host Family News
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