NWSE Blog

Eric from Germany, 2010-11

Feb 07 2018

Growing up, I was exposed at an early age to American music through my father and was therefore always interested in the culture behind the music. In the summer of 2010, a friend of mine had applied for an exchange to the U.S. with NWSE, and I realized the second I heard about it that I would love to experience the culture, not just through the music but also by going there. So that’s what I did.

I got to spend my exchange in Rhode Island, a state I didn’t even know existed. My great host family and new friends helped me a great deal to make my experience in the U.S. unforgettable. Being surrounded by native speakers in a country I’ve never been to before helped me so much with my English and even improved my personality significantly, turning a shy, young German kid into an outgoing and much more open-minded person.

I am now studying English and Biology to become a teacher, so I can hopefully bring young students closer the American culture and English language someday.

– Eric Martin from Germany, Academic Year 2010–11

“I would recommend NWSE, because the coordinators and the staff in the headquarter put a lot of effort into providing the best care and support for exchange students during their…

Philipp from Germany

“What I love the most about my exchange in America is my host family. I will definitely come back to America to see them and all my friends. The food, school,…

Sol from Spain

“This completes my third year hosting as a double placement, and I would not even consider a placement through any other agency. The three of us got along delightfully and…

Lane from Washington, USA

“It is amazing how fast the students adapt to your home life and become just like your own son or daughter. They have personalities that bring a lot of different…

Mark from Utah, USA
Read More