Archive for the ‘Become a Host Family’ Category

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 22nd, 2017

Starting Small with Hosting International Students

Making the decision to host an international student is a big one, but it’s certainly going to be worth it. You’re about to spend a prolonged period of time with someone from another part of the world. It’s going to be amazing! If you want to see what it will be like, though, one popular option is to open your home to an international student for a shorter period of time, between two and three weeks, for example. This is…

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By on May 19th, 2017

Keeping Your Routine as a Homestay Parent

Everyone has their own unique routine. If you’re about to become a homestay parent, it’s important that you understand how to keep yours once this exciting new experience begins. Fortunately, as you’re about to see, it’s actually really easy to keep your routine as a homestay parent. Reach Familiarity Quickly The quicker your family and your international student are comfortable around each other, the sooner you won’t feel the need to be around them at all times making sure they’re…

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