When people talk about their exchange year they mention one icebreaker (a funny story of them being wrong or messing up), one instance of how they changed, and about a...keep reading
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Host family troubles. While being the most feared part of one’s exchange year, it is unfortunately inevitable. Many hours of language camp consists of learning how to communicate, but it...keep reading
By Skyler F.
Once I really started thinking about meeting my host family, my biggest question was, "How should I greet them?" The thought of whether I should do it in German or...keep reading
By Adam B.
Hello Friends! As of right now, frankly, I have nothing of substance to say. I just wanted to kickstart the blog with a little portion of information about me as...keep reading
By Veronika P.
I had been ambivalent a little before I came to the US about the community service. I didn’t know where I could volunteer even after 2 months into the program...keep reading
By Olivia L.
Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays, and it was a wonderful experience to be able to share the traditional American traditions as well as my own family...keep reading
By Olivia L.
I have been preparing for this exchange year since I received my confirmation letter, and I knew one of the hardest things I would have to do was to say...keep reading
By Emma S.
Hi you all! With my first entry I want to present me and give you a short impression of my feelings before leaving to the U.S. on August 6th. You...keep reading
By Andrea M.
Before I went on a winter break I had to go through a stressfull finals week (It actually wasn't that bad). Finals week is a week when you take a...keep reading
By Cristina P.
"I barely know how to study in my native language, how am I supposed to get through school in my host country?!" That's a question that popped in my head...keep reading