Archive for December, 2015

By on December 30th, 2015

4 Myths About Hosting International Students

Do you wish that you could host an international student in your home, but you just don’t think it’s possible? A lot of people miss out on this incredible experience because they’ve heard one or more myths about hosting international students. Let’s debunk the myths, and then you can decide whether or not being a host family is right for you. Myth 1 – It’s Expensive People have this idea that they’re going to have to add another member to…

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By on December 28th, 2015

4 Tips for Helping Students Transition Into Homestays

As a host family for an international student, you have a great opportunity to help your student have a really great experience and learn a lot during their stay. To do that, you may have to help them get used to living with you in the US. Here are a few of our favorite tips for making the transition as easy and pain-free as possible. Let Them Take a Nap When They Get In First of all, after a long…

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By on December 25th, 2015

4 Ways Hosting an International Student Can Help You

There’s no doubt that homestays help international students learn English faster, get to know American culture better, and enjoy a more comfortable, less lonely trip abroad. Did you know, though, that choosing to host an international student can help you as much as it helps your student? In fact, there are quite a few ways that you can benefit from becoming a host family. Here are just a few… It’s an Unforgettable Experience First of all, having an international student…

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