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AYA Newsletter

April 2020

 

THIS MONTH

  • Check out our great students arriving in 2020! New profiles posted daily!
  • Who are AYA Foreign Exchange Students?
  • Palestinian Exchange Student Highlights Year in United States.
  • How Do American Children Benefit from an International Host Sibling?
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Contact us at (800) 322-4678 or email gaby@aifs.org to learn more about Academic Year in America.

Check out our great students arriving in 2020! New profiles posted daily!

We hope that your year is off to a great start! Make 2020 a year to remember – by hosting an international exchange student!

Choosing a student now has many benefits:

  • Start building a relationship with your student early on.
  • Get students enrolled in school in January/February before slots fill up.
  • Build excitement for your family and have something to look forward to all year!

Contact our office today or log in to view available students arriving in 2020!

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Who are AYA Foreign Exchange Students?

Each year, nearly 1,000 young people come to the United States on the Academic Year in America program.

  • 3 years of English: AYA students have solid academic records with at least 3 years of English study.
  • 15 - 18 years old: High school students between the ages of 15 and 18 visit the U.S. on the AYA program.
  • Mature Students: AYA accepts only those students who show the maturity and desire for this special experience.
  • AYA Students come from more than 50 countries
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Palestinian Exchange Student Highlights Year in United States

We caught up with Majd, a high school international exchange student from Palestine, who wanted to share his love for his experience as a student with Academic Year in America (AYA) through the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program. Read on to learn more about his exchange year in New York...

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How Do American Children Benefit from an International Host Sibling?

Hosting an international high school student has a lasting impact on American families, in particular on the host children, who gain not only a unique first-hand cultural exchange experience, but also a lifelong sibling and friend. There are many ways in which the hosting experience positively shapes American children.

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