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By on April 26th, 2017

How to Make a Good First Impression with Your Homestay Family

Before you embark on your homestay journey, make sure you keep the following in mind. Be Honest About Your Needs When applying for a homestay program, be completely upfront about any specific needs you have. Obviously, you don’t want to go overboard, but both you and your homestay family will be better off if you’re straightforward. This often includes things like: Vegetarianism Fear of dogs Committed to exercise Doing this will make you much easier to match with a good…

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By on April 24th, 2017

International Students City Guide: Los Angeles

International students attending school in or around Los Angeles will have a lot to look forward to. After all, LA is one of the most famous cities on the entire planet. It’s known for its many celebrities, athletes, movie studios, the giant Hollywood sign and much more. Before traveling to the City of Angels, though, international students should use this city guide. A Quick Introduction to Los Angeles for International Students Let’s begin with the basics. L.A. is the second…

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By on April 21st, 2017

International Students City Guide: Miami

Miami is a city unlike any other. Not so long ago, it was little more than a retirement community, but since the early 80s, the population has boomed and, with it, the number of things you can see and do. International students will have their hands full trying to prioritize where to start, but the list below should provide some ideas. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park It’s no secret that Miami is home to a number of fun, beautiful…

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