By on June 2nd, 2017

What to Do When Your Host Student Isn’t Working Out

For most homestay parents, the thought of hosting an international student is absolutely thrilling. Unfortunately, it sometimes won’t work out. In which case, you’ll need to understand the following. Understand That Sometimes These Things Happen There are all kinds of reasons international students and their hosts families don’t work out. It happens all the time every single year. This is just the nature of hosting programs. It’s not perfect so these situations arise. Also, just because there haven’t been dramatic…

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By on May 29th, 2017

6 Things Homestay Hosts Should Have for Your International Students

Hosting an international student is a lot of fun. You have a lot to look forward to with this experience, but the following will make it even easier to properly prepare for it. A Bed and Their Own Room This isn’t just a pleasant courtesy. There are laws regarding hosting international students. While most companies that support these programs do a great job, the State Department also plays a role in ensuring that students are provided with proper living arrangements….

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By on May 26th, 2017

Understanding the Culture of Spanish International Students

Thousands of Spanish international students come to the United States every year, which means you may be planning to host one in the near future. If so, here’s what you want you should know about their culture. The Spanish Enjoy Some of the World’s Best Weather in the World Spain is known for its legendary beaches along the north, but there is plenty of sun to be enjoyed throughout the entire year. Rain is often welcomed during the summer months…

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