NWSE Blog

Diego from Mexico, 2011-12

Feb 07 2018

“I was 17 years old when I decided to study abroad in high school. This decision has helped me grow not only in my personal life, but in my professional life. This exchange has brought to me great job opportunities thanks to the preparation and experiences I have been through. This exchange helped me become a more independent person and … Read More »

Maximilian from Germany, 2007–08

Feb 06 2018

“As part of my U.S. student exchange program during the 2007–8 school year, I was placed in Warwick, Rhode Island. This was the best thing that could have happened to me, as my host dad was incredibly welcoming and became a great friend who I still regularly visit to this day. Looking back, the year abroad went by extremely fast, … Read More »

Yu from Japan, 2013–14

Feb 05 2018

“When I was fifteen years old, I decided to study abroad in the U.S. I began in Utah, eventually moving to Wisconsin, where I will be graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Every student has different reasons for studying abroad. For me, it was an opportunity to take a different path in my life and try something new and challenging. … Read More »