There’s a lot to consider and prepare before hosting a student. Here are a few things to get you started.
Latest updates on our response to COVID-19
Preparation is key: how to make sure your family is ready
Add a personal touch to your student's room
How to prepare your exchange student for school
The advantages of hosting two exchange students
Student & Host family expenses: who pays for what?
8 things you need to know for your student’s upcoming flight
When will my student arrive?
How to start building your relationship before your student arrives
Making your student feel at home
Using family mealtimes to get to know each other
Rocky start? Try active listening if you're struggling to communicate
Overcoming a language barrier: how you can help
Top tips for supporting your homesick student
Family relationships: helping your student create balance
6 stages of culture shock
Who to talk to if you have a question
Participation is important: help your student get involved locally
Overcoming challenges and misunderstandings with your student
Navigating religious differences and expectations
My student is struggling academically: how can I help?
What if it doesn't work out?
American traditions every exchange student wants to try
5 ways to enjoy fall as a family
10 ways to get in the Halloween spirit
5 ways to give back in November
The holiday season
Frequently asked questions
Does your student want to apply for a local drivers license?
Important information when taking your student to the doctor
Health insurance: all EF students arrive with coverage
Student visa information and guidelines on travel
More trips with EF
Custodial guardianship form
Saying goodbye and keeping in touch
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