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AYA Newsletter

October 2017

 

Students Arriving this January!

  • Check out our great students arriving in 2018! New profiles posted daily!
  • AYA Family Braves Hurricane Irma
  • High School Sports Benefit Exchange Student
  • AYA Alumni Letters: Natalja from Germany
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Contact Julia at (800) 322-4678 or email her at julia@aifs.org to learn more about Academic Year in America.

Ask us about our short-term Welcome Program!

Check out our great students arriving in 2017! New profiles posted daily!

Check out our great students arriving in 2018! New profiles posted daily!

It's hard to believe the 2017-2018 school year has begun and is in full swing! If you didn't get a chance to host a student for the fall semester don't sweat, you can still welcome an international high school student into your home this January!

Choosing a student now has many benefits:

  • Start building a relationship with your student early on
  • Get students enrolled in school before slots fill up
  • Have something to look forward to all year!

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

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AYA Family Braves Hurricane Irma

AYA Family Braves Hurricane Irma

Joe, an AYA host dad from Florida, shared the following about what it was like for his family to welcome Juli from Germany and face the challenge of a category 5 hurricane—quite a test of adaptability. Kudos to this family and the many communities coming together in support of one another to find positive outcomes in difficult circumstances like Hurricane Irma.

We took our time while looking for a student to host for this year. Ultimately, my son and daughter chose Juli from Germany, based on common interests with her. Once we picked her and were approved, she contacted us almost immediately!

 

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High School Sports Benefit Exchange Student

High School Sports Benefit Exchange Student

Korish from Pakistan lives with a host family in Corning, New York. He wrote the following about his experiences in sports diplomacy as an international exchange student on a varsity high school team.

The best thing is that I just made a varsity soccer team in Corning. I think playing sports or being on a varsity team as an exchange student is awesome.

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AYA Alumni Letters: Natalja from Germany

AYA Alumni Letters: Natalja from Germany

Several of last year’s AYA students took some time to write letters to the upcoming class of high school exchange students, which we will share throughout the summer months. They wrote about their reflections, advice and best wishes to help next year’s group get the best start on making the most of their upcoming exchange experience

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