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At first, when They told me that I’ll going to a boarding school, I was a bit scared because I always dreamed of having my experience with an Host family. When I arrived here, however, I immediately found myself very well, both with people and with managing everything, because yes, this experience teaches you to manage yourself, to become more responsible because you cannot rely on two parents but it helps you a lot to to grow up.
In November, girl’s basketball season began. I was asked if I would like to play for school because they were looking for new players. I decided to join the team! It was not always easy, especially in the beginning. You first had to get to know your "teammates." However, the more games we played, the better we worked together. At the end of the three-month season, we had won two games. Of course, we wanted to win, but it was even more important to us and our coaches that we became one team.
Living with another family has always made people scared of going to study abroad. The belief is it’s like a box of chocolate, you never know what you are going to get for a family. What I have learned though is that living with a host family is not bad! How? Let me explain.
My favorite study abroad memory was, by far, when it snowed for the first time! I was extremely happy because in Spain, it never snows. I have never seen so much snow in my life!
This post is going to be about what and how to pack before leaving for your flight to America.
Heute werde ich euch ein bisschen erzählen wie ich zum ersten Mal von meiner Gastfamilie erfahren habe. Wochenlang habe ich auf eine Nachricht gewartet. Ich wusste, dass es an der Zeit war, dass sie sich melden. Eines Abends saß ich auf dem Sofa neben meiner Mutter und mein Vater war auf einer Geschäftsreise, als er mir plötzlich ein Bild von einem Hundekopf schickt.
It’s Emma. To all the future study abroad students out there: You, might have some of these questions stuck in your head…What should I expect during my year abroad? What people will I meet? How is school going to be? Will I find a lot of American/Canadian friends? I want to answer all these questions for all my future exchange students and whoever is interested in the answers.
Before I came to the United States, I stayed with another host family and with other international student. I also experienced new things I never did, ate things I never ate before, and was a different person. This experience studying abroad in the US has made me realize I have improved in a lot of different ways. Which ways you may ask? Let me tell you.
My name is Marta, and I am from Barcelona, Spain. I spent the 2011-2012 school year as a sophomore at IRCHS, Vero Beach, FL. At IRCHS I felt very welcomed since the beginning, by faculty and students; and had an amazing host family which helped me whenever I needed anything.
In my first blog, I talked a little bit about my classes. In this blog, I will talk more about my classes and the essential things you need to know about course at my high school, Our Lady of Good Counsel.
Being an international student is fun. I have lots of time to relax and enjoy this magical experience.
Ahora mismo llevo 2 meses aquí en Canadá, y por ahora es el mejor año de mi vida.
I have been playing rugby for past couple months, and it is completely new to me. In Turkey, I used to play soccer and swim for a club. I should say it is different playing sports in America than in Turkey. In America, people care more about their sports and it is a great opportunity for international students to make friends.
Alles began mit den sogenannten ,,auditions“. Man muss einen Teil des Stückes auswendig lernen und dann vor einer Gruppe von Lehrern vorsprechen und den Teil passend präsentieren. Ein paar Tage später habe ich eine E-Mail bekommen: ,,Welcome Emma to the Drama Department at Oak Park High School!“. Dieses Semester hieß das Stück ,,The Dining Room“. Es handelt von einem Esszimmer und nach einander kommen Menschen hinein und erzählen ihre Geschichte die sie mit dem Zimmer verbindet. Das Publikum hat ziemlich oft und viel Lachen müssen. In einer meiner Rollen, musste ich einen Jungen küssen. Zuerst war ich ziemlich nervös, aber mit der Zeit hat es sich gelegt. Mein Partner und ich sind gut befreundet und deshalb hat es uns nicht gestört.
First of all, it is an exciting moment for all international students who come to a new school!
Hello folks, it’s me! Your friendly Turkish fella in USA! Today, I want to give people hints and important tips, so they can have the best time studying abroad in the United States. Let’s start!
Today I would like to share my Christmas with you. Since my current host family was going away for Christmas, I decided to spend my Christmas with my first host family, who I have always been in touch with ever after transferring out of my first high school. I lived with them for my whole freshman year, and then I transferred to California.
Nesse vídeo, o estudante brasileiro Davi, fala sobre a sua experiência de estar no exterior estudando por 2 anos com o Educatius Group e como a experiência em uma boarding school nos EUA o ajudou na sua carreira de empreendedor.
So far, we all know that studying abroad has a lot of preparation to do , the student has to be prepared for the independence of the program and how far of the comfort zone it's going to be, making decisions with responsibility is primordial for that amount of time without parents around.