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Max from Germany, 2012–13

Feb 07 2018

“At first, leaving home and moving to the U.S. for a year seemed like a great adventure. However it was much more than that. Now I am able to deal with people differently, approach arising challenges differently, and even see myself differently. I became friends with so many exciting people. Furthermore, I participated in competitions, projects, and trips that cannot be compared to anything I had previously been a part of. Best of all, I was able to become part of a whole new family. All these factors have a large impact on my future and will always be a part of who I am.”

– Max Popken from Germany, 2012–13

“My NWSE Exchange has been perfect – the best decision I ever made.”

Emil from Germany

“What I like the best about America is the people…School is really different, very social and not so strict, I love it. How Americans celebrate the holidays has been very surprising…very different…I…

Vivien 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

“Our biggest reward is that we built such an amazing friendship and feel like we gained another daughter. Our children learned about different cultures and how to be better communicators.…

Julie and Kelly from Utah, USA
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