It's a great challenge for international students to leave their home and comfort zone. But living with an American host family will leave you with a lot of good memories. Today let me share with you my tips from living with host families for three years in American high schools!
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Why Study High School with Educatius Group?
Educatius Group is the largest organization worldwide dedicated exclusively to high school programs abroad for international students. We are the high school experts! 3 Types of High School programs for international students in 16 countries. SELECT ($$$ to $$$$$) for academic excellence, and to choose your exact school based on STEM, IB, Sports, Arts, Location - customize your dream program! Classic ($) for the traditional student foreign exchange program and a fun cultural experience at the lowest cost, for 1 year maximum. Academic Exchange ($$) for a hybrid program - a low cost high school program with academic strengths and flexible admission requirements.
The ultimate high school program abroad - for international students who want the best. Choose your exact high school based location, ranking, sport, arts, language, AP courses, IB, A-levels & more. Study for a semester, year or multiple years. Ideal for students who want a specific academic path, sport, art or location.
The hybrid high school program. International students cannot choose an exact school, but it is a great academic pathway for a lower price than SELECT programs. Students can request preferences.
The traditional student exchange high school program for a semester or a year maximum - the classic cultural experience. Students cannot choose their exact school, but may be able to request preferences.
About Educatius Group
Educatius Group is the world's largest organization dedicated to high school programs for international students. We partner directly with high schools in 16 countries to help students find the perfect program. We assist foreign students through the enrollment process, and our experienced staff takes care of students during their stay. Our Service Promise ensures that international and exchange students can be confident that they receive caring support in every program. Year after year, governments in Asia, Latin American and Europe entrust us with state sponsored students.Read More
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Maine School of Science and Mathematics
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Our Lady of Good Counsel
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Host an International Student Today!
Hosting a student is one of the most rewarding experiences for you and your family. But don't take it from us, our Host Families and International Students share their own thoughts on what it means to them.
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