Experiences that shape who we are

Amy Russell sharing experiences of growing up in a small town, life for her in high school, and memories of being an exchange student in Spain.

Exchange student expierence

chiara describes her expierence as being an exchange student here in california

A courageous journey from the Ukraine to US citizenship

Rada Oakley is a successful IT professional in NC where she lives with her husband and two young girls. Rada came to the US as an exchange student from the Ukraine and lived with Bernie and Sondra Edwards in Boone,...

“You love them to death, you miss them like hell when they’re gone, and can’t wait to see them again. They are FAMILY.”

This is the recording of me interviewing my host father Heath Vickerman. He has hosted seven exchange students so far, and he isn’t planning on stopping doing it. In this interview my host dad shares his perspective on hosting, tells...

A yung Argentinian in Hungary.

The interview is about Melisa’s experience in Hungrary as an exchange student. She stayed in Hungrary for a year to learn the cultrue and language.This interview is conducted by Betsahuit.

Exchange student interviews her American host mom about her childhood in Scotland and perspectives of the world today

The Swedish exchange student Klara Bergholtz (17) interviews her American host mom Vicki Roberts Thompson (57) about her childhood with Scottish parents and how it was spending her senior year of high school in Scotland together with her family. Mrs....

Linnea and her Abuela talk about Abuela’s first experiences in America

Linnea Guy (13), from Greenville, South Carolina and Miriam Wood (69), also from Greenville but originally from Caracas, Venezuela, discuss early experiences from Miriam’s first months spent in America. In this interview, conducted in Greenville, South Carolina on November 28,...

My american host mother and the military

My name is Titi. I am an exchange student from Hungary and I had a talk to my American host mom about her military years, her life and my exchange.

Kirsten Paull’s Thanksgiving interview with Marie Paull

Kirsten Paull interviews her Oma about her journey and decision to move to America. She describes her life before the move in Germany, and what her schooling was like. After, she describes her move to America and how she learned...