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host family tips: how to say "see you later"

Saying goodbye to your exchange student who has become a family member is tough - read some tips on how host families ease the transition.

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Meet Tuva from Norway, our Student Ambassador for the month of March. 
Meet Valerio from Italy, our Student Ambassador for the month of February. 



Oftentimes, the most memorable moments of an exchange experience are the in-between, everyday parts that make up the unforgettable whole. It's the "little things"--the late night family dinners, carpool karoke sessions and dog walks around the neighborhood--that frame an exchange year, and ultimately,  create a world of difference. We asked some of our students and host families to share the little things that have made the difference for them this year:

Reading to my little sister and putting her to bed at the end of the day
-Lucas, student from Denmark

Riding around on the combine with my host dad during harvest season
- Giorgia, student from Italy

Finishing puzzles at night with the whole family
-Laure, host mom in South Dakota

Check more memorable moments and "little things"
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Meet Sonja from Austria, our Camp and Returnee Ambassador for the month of January. 
Meet Waan from Thailand, our Camp Ambassador for the month of December. 
Meet Ander from Spain, our Student Ambassador for the month of November.

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