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Hosting an International Student Each year, students from all over the world come to study in the United States and their number continues to grow. During the 2015-2016 school year, a record 1 million students came to study at colleges and universities across the country, not including some 90,000 students who arrived to study at […]

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For us in the United States, perhaps the most well-known (or even only known) Chinese holiday is Chinese New Year, which is usually celebrated sometime in January or February depending on the lunar calendar. (For more information on this most important Chinese holiday, check out our Chinese New Year primer) But what about China’s second […]

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As in any relationship, so much of a student and host family’s ability to get along comes down to communication. Especially in the first few months as everyone is getting to know each other, communication is vital to setting expectations and gaining trust. But when families and students come from different cultural backgrounds, good communication […]

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The summer has flown by and here at AmeriStudent we’re getting ready to kick off the 2017-2018 school year! It’s an exciting time not just for our students who begin arriving in the U.S. to start their studies for the school year, but also for our host families! Welcoming a student into one’s home always […]

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Rodeo Drive-Tourist Spot for International Students

Sightseeing is such a great way for host families to bond with their foreign exchange students, creating shared memories and exploring the best the United States has to offer! Each family’s city has its own local character and sightseeing opportunities, but it’s always fun to venture a little further and take a student to see […]

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