Hosting an Exchange Student: Make it Memorable!

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You are one of thousands of U.S. families thinking about or already hosting a foreign high school exchange student this year or next. It’s a big commitment. You’ve probably been told that the payoff for your family will be extraordinary (albeit non-financial).

But what if things don’t go quite as you expect? Will you be one of the many host families who end up struggling through the year, or even having to move your student out of your home? Not if you take advantage of the information and insights organized in this External Brain. It’s been assembled by the experienced exchange coordinator team at The Exchange Mom and reflects insights gained from working with hundreds of exchange students over the last 15 years. The External Brain is full of tips and tricks, walks you through the different phases of your year of hosting an exchange student, and helps you anticipate and avoid common pitfalls.