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The students featured below are for January Semester and have been randomly selected. If you would like to extend or refine your search, please select your criteria above. If you would like to see more students with specific interests or from a specific country, please Contact Us or Apply Now.

Nino (16)

FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: Younger brother
Mother: Librarian
Father: Store Manager
Religion: Catholic
FR024EE Y

Interests

Board game club, video games, handball, movies.- PS

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Nino, video playing, board game lover and movie critic. Nino also loves playing handball, being part of a team and reading books. Pizza and hamburgers are his absolute favorite foods to eat though he also eats very organic with his family. Nino's mom is a librarian, and he gets his love of reading from her. Nino is very social young man with lots of friends and a love for meeting new people. Through gaming and watching YouTube, he has learned English. He loves using this platform to be a part of an international community and connecting with others, especially those who speak English. Nino also likes watching movies and has recently discovered a passion for critiquing and analyzing director's decisions about actors and framing. This young man cannot wait to learn more about America and make connections with others. He is very interested in building relationships and learning about American culture and lifestyles. His favorite subjects in school are Math and English. He hopes to attend business school in the future. If you are passionate about burgers, pizza, video gaming, analyzing movies, and being a part of an international community, then Nino would be a perfect fit for your family.

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Lorette (18)

FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: 1 brother, 2 sisters
Mother: housewife
Father: IT Engineer
Religion: Not Involved
FR017EE Y

Interests

Animal lover, shopping, escape games, Sci-Fi series, Action Movies, traveling, snorkeling, surfing, canyoning, skiing, climbing, astrology, Nordic Mythology, Middle Age History.- PS

Letter to my Host Family

Lorette is a very interesting young lady. She may only be 15 but this girl is alive with interest in all sorts of things. First of all, Lorette is a very compassionate animal lover. She has cats, dogs, turtles, and pigeons. Due to her compassion for animals, she does not eat meat. Lorette describes herself as a very empathetic, supportive, intuitive, independent, autonomous, enthusiastic, open minded young lady. She hopes to grow in maturity and discover more about herself while learning about others and their culture during her exchange year. Though Lorette says she can be a little shy at first, but it does not take long for her to open up. Lorette likes watching Netflix series such as Teen Wolf, Vampire Diaries, The Witcher, Vikings, Game of Thrones, and The Last Kingdom. She is very interested in Middle Age History, Nordic Mythology, and astrology. Lorette says she uses astrology to understand people through their astrological sign. She loves traveling and learning about new places, people, and culture. During her exchange year, she hopes to discover new places, change her routine a bit and experience something new in life. She thanks you for taking the time to learn a little about her and she looks forward to meeting you soon.

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Marta (16)

ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, French
Siblings: None
Mother: Administrative Employee
Father: Manager
Religion: Not Involved
IM014EE Y

Interests

My biggest passion is ballet and modern dance. I also like music, thriller movies, books and series, surfing, watching basketball, hiking, skiing- DS

Letter to my Host Family

For more information check out her host family letter!

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Alessandra (17)

ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, German
Siblings: Two older sisters
Mother: Software Consultant
Father: System Adminstrator
Religion: Catholic
IM005EE Y

Interests

Swimming, skiing, writing, reading, music, watching movies - EM

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Alessandra from Italy! She is a very determined smart student! She is so excited at the thought of being an exchange student. She wants to learn about everything and to be a part of your family. She enjoys reading and she really enjoys writing. She loves to write fantasy stories and unreal stories. She also enjoys music and watching TV. She is not so much into sports but would like to play Tennis and learn the game. Alessandra is eager to be part of your family and to live an adventure with your family for the next school year. Why not consider Alessandra as part of your family and learn and live the adventure together?

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Marcos (16)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English
Siblings: Sister in middle school
Mother: Administrative
Father: Driver
Religion: Catholic
ES003EE Y

Interests

Surfing, tennis, paddle tennis, athletics, movies, watching soccer and basketball, I am interested in technologies, music, one of my biggest hobbies is cars - KF

Letter to my Host Family

Family and Friends are important for Marcos of Spain. He is very excited at the thought of having an extended family here in the US and is eager to meet you and begin the time together. Marcos's future plans are to become an engineer. He enjoys sports, games, and movies. Marcos likes playing sports every day. Marcos is eager to see new cities and learn new things about the US.

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Mats (15)

GERMANY

Languages: German, English, Latin
Siblings: Brother in elementary school
Mother: Assistant procurement Orga & Operations in the OBI Group
Father: Buying Director
Religion: Christian
GE013EE Y

Interests

Tennis club, skateboarding, skiing, biking, playing video games-WO

Letter to my Host Family

When I heard my mom's stories about her time in America as an exchange student, I became curious of how it would be to live in the U.S.A. So, I am excited for us to get to know each other and become friends and family for way longer than this exchange year. I am member of a Tennis-club and in summer my teammates and me play matches against other Tennis-clubs. I taught myself in skateboarding for one year and it ́s really fun. I got this idea from my cousin, so she and I started skateboarding together. I heard that in the American High Schools sport is very important and I also would like to learn new sports like football, baseball or basketball and continue my hobbies like tennis, bike cycling, in winter skiing and of course meeting new friends.

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Benjamin (17)

FRANCE

Languages:
Siblings: Sister in high school
Mother: Opera Singer and singing Teacher
Father: State Tax Officer
Religion: Catholic
FR013EE Y

Interests

Film & photography club, music, swimming, playing bassoon. He plays in a harmony orchestra.

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Benjamin from France! He lives with his dad and sister in a large city. His mother is an opera singer in Paris. He is extremely interested in filmmaking and is able to take film directing lessons at his high school. He spends his free time outdoors filming documentaries and photographing. After high school he hopes to attend a prestigious film school in France. He also loves to study the English language. He wants to learn more about American history and civilization. Benjamin has several hobbies including playing the bassoon. He is in a harmony orchestra in school and is preparing for a concert at the end of the year. Benjamin also likes to swim, travel, and go on hikes in the forest. He has traveled all over Europe including Russia and to the Mediterranean Sea. Benjamin has also visited California and toured Paramount and Universal studios. His goal is to spend a year in the US to discover new people and new experiences.

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Jacopo (17)

ITALY

Languages:
Siblings: younger sister
Mother: Dentist
Father: Aeronautical Engineer
Religion: Catholic
IT004EE Y

Interests

All things related to the sea, especially sailing. Enjoys playing basketball, swimming, mountain biking, playing the guitar and all sports. Considers himself a good cook!

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Jacopo from Italy! He lives in a small town in Northern Italy with his parents and younger sister. His family is originally from Tuscany and he has a lot of relatives that live there. Jacopo loves all sports, and his town is a great place to experience everything from mountain biking to swimming and boating. Sailing is his favorite sport. He started sailing when he was six years old and now trains every weekend for competitions. Jacopo also likes to mountain bike to keep fit. His other hobbies include basketball and cooking. He loves to cook Italian food and serve it to his coach and sailing friends. He also belongs to a sailing club and teaches children how to sail and rig a boat. Jacopo has done a lot of traveling around Europe and most recently to Thailand. He is looking forward to his exchange year and to meet new people and to be a part of a new family.

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Maelann (16)

FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: Sister and brother in elementory school
Mother: Dietetic Advisor
Father: Aircraft Captain
Religion: Catholic
FR022EE Y

Interests

Windsurfing, climbing, tennis, swimming, music, piano.- WO

Letter to my Host Family

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Livia (16)

ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, German
Siblings: Brother in middle school
Mother: Engineer
Father: Teacher
Religion: Catholic
IT005EE Y

Interests

I've played piano since I was eight years old. I enjoy zumba dance class, music, playing volleyball, skiing and going to the beach,

Letter to my Host Family

For more information check out her host family letter! - TW

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