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June 2022

 

THIS MONTH

  • Check out our great students arriving in 2022! Not ready to make a full year commitment? Become a welcome host family for just 4 weeks!
  • Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Host Family
  • Meet Host Dad Greg!
  • 3 Ways Cultural Exchange Programs are Changing the World
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Contact us at (800) 322-4678 or email ayainfo@aifs.org to learn more about Academic Year in America.

  Meet Fabrice from Germany!

Check out our great students arriving in 2022! Not ready to make a full year commitment? Become a welcome host family for just 4 weeks!

Make 2022 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 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 2022!

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Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Host Family

What are my primary responsibilities as a host family?

  • Providing a student with a safe, supportive and loving home for the academic year or semester
  • Welcoming a student as a member of the family and encouraging students to participate in all aspects of family life
  • Providing a student with his/her own bed and a place to study, either in a room shared with a family member of the same gender and within four years of the student’s age or in his/her own room
  • Providing a student with three quality meals a day
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Meet Host Dad Greg!

We caught up with Greg, a longtime host dad with Academic Year in America (AYA), and his two exchange students from France and Italy.

Hear all about their cultural exchange experience and what it's like to participate in an exchange program!

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3 Ways Cultural Exchange Programs are Changing the World

As the world becomes smaller as a result of technology, learning about other cultures becomes so much more important. That’s why cultural exchange programs like AYA are essential. How exactly do these programs make an impact, though? Here are 3 ways cultural exchange programs help to change the world.

1. They Embrace Diversity

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