Welcome a new culture into your home and provide a life-changing experience for a teenager from another country.
Enrich your community by matching exchange students with local host families and supporting them throughout the year.
Her exchange year in Nebraska made her feel like a true American girl, whether it was eating popcorn and watching movies on a Friday night or dancing at prom!
Brage's host family in Alabama made his exchange year a life-changing experience and gave him a chance to be a role model, big brother and best friend.
Nina's exchange year in Indiana gave her memories to last a lifetime, from her best friends at school to her caring host family who made her feel right at home.
Eli and her host family in Florida learned that after an exchange year, goodbyes are only temporary. The relationships last a lifetime!
Cristina spent her exchange year in Colorado, where she loved getting involved in her community. She even collected over 1,000 canned goods for a local food drive!
Livio's exchange year in Arizona was made extra special by his host brother, PierLuigi, another exchange student from Italy. Together they had a blast crossing things off their American bucket list!
Hosting an exchange student with EF High School Exchange Year is rewarding in so many ways- here are three of our favorites!
1. Hosting a student brings your family closer together. You spend more time with each other because you’re sharing your life with a new family member.
2. If you have children of your own, hosting an exchange student introduces them to other cultures and opens their eyes to the world.
3. If you choose to host a student who shares your own cultural heritage, it’s an amazing way to connect with your family history.