Like True Siblings

Like True Siblings

The Brown family from Michigan consists of single mom Katrina, her two teenage sons Brennan and Gibson, Goldendoodle Mazie, and, over the years, four international students from Germany and Spain. Katrina Brown has been hosting with International Experience since...
5 Surprising Benefits of Hosting an Exchange Student!

5 Surprising Benefits of Hosting an Exchange Student!

Updated June 2022 It’s a phenomenon we see time and again in student exchange: While selflessly giving of their homes and hearts, a host family will often gain just as much as they give! But what does that really look like? We want to highlight 5 unexpected benefits...
10 Reasons to Host an Exchange Student

10 Reasons to Host an Exchange Student

Updated May 2022 Why host an exchange student? Our tight-knit band of cultural adventurers agree – when they opened their homes to host, they GAINED so much more than they gave. Are you ready for a life-changing adventure, right in your own living room? Consider...
Top 7 Reasons to Host a German Exchange Student!

Top 7 Reasons to Host a German Exchange Student!

Updated April 2022 Add a little GERMAN to your family! WHY? We’re glad you asked! #1 – LEARN how to make a truly fantastic schnitzel! (Martha Stewart, eat your heart out!) #2 – EXPAND your vocabulary!   Before you know it, you’ll be greeting...
Top 9 FAQ About Hosting an Exchange Student

Top 9 FAQ About Hosting an Exchange Student

Updated March 2022 So you’ve been considering hosting a high school exchange student, but have some questions regarding the process. Don’t worry! We’ve gathered the top 9 frequently asked questions about hosting an exchange student: 1. What does our...