Community for high school exchange students and host families.

About Exchange Student World

Awareness

An exchange year is not all fun and games! Without meaning to scare you, you must be aware that the year will not go as you thought.

Overly high expectations, combined with a bad beginning with your host parents or school, could be a catastrophic combination! You will not go to a problem free family, community or school! You should be open with your representative and tell him or her if you are having problems. If you don’t, they can’t help you.

But also remember, there is no perfect family, school or town. It’s up to you to make the best of what you have! Everyone will not get “the year of their life”, or may not think so the time. But every year has potential ... including yours!

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Sports and activities

If you are interested in sports you will probably get busy very easily. Many countries also offers many different kind of sports then maybe you are use to.

Back home

After been away from your home for a whole year it will probably be a very dazed experience to arrive home.

Keep in touch

It is not always easy to have friends over distance. You will notice that time runs away and you haven’t talked to all friends that you would liked to.

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