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Who can host an exchange student?
房东从单亲父母到单亲父母都有, single adults and "empty nesters" to families with children and even grandparents. Many host parents are working adults with busy schedules who still spend quality time with their family and exchange student and provide adequate supervision.
What are host families responsible for?
Host Families must be able to provide their exchange student with a safe and caring family environment, 一张床, 餐, 一个安静的学习场所, and assistance with transportation. Host Families are not responsible for the exchange student's spending money and personal expenses such as costs for activities, 旅行, 和学校.
When and for how long can I host an exchange student?
You can host an exchange student for an academic year or semester. If you cannot host for a full term or feel unsure about it, you can also host an exchange student as a welcome family for one to two months at the beginning of their program.
What countries do NWSE exchange students come from?
NWSE exchange countries and regions include: France, 德国, 日本, 墨西哥, 斯堪的那维亚, 西班牙, 联合王国, 和美国.
How old are the exchange students?
NWSE Exchange students range in age from 15 to 18 years at the beginning of the program.
What do host families have to pay for?
Host families are responsible for paying for groceries for the exchange student, 所有公用事业费用, as well gas needed to assist the student with transportation. Host families are not responsible for the exchange student's spending money and personal expenses such as costs for activities, 旅行, 和学校.
Will the exchange student have health insurance?
All exchange students are covered by health insurance for the duration of their exchange program. They and their natural family are responsible for all medical costs that are not covered by their insurance.
How are NWSE exchange students selected?
NWSE Exchange students are screened for the program on the basis of an extensive application that includes, 至少, 个人面试, 参考文献, 论文, 学术和医疗记录, as well as detailed biographical information.
Do the exchange students speak English?
NWSE assesses the English skills of all exchange students to ensure they are able to communicate with their host family and succeed at their American high school. English skills upon arrival vary. While some students speak good English from the outset, others may take some time before they can express themselves with ease and understand others without problems.
Are host families responsible for enrolling their exchange student in school?
NWSE secures school acceptance for all exchange students. Hosts are responsible for their student's school registration and enrollment in classes.
Are there rules for student exchange program participants?
All NWSE students and their natural parents must agree to complying with program rules and expectations to ensure a rewarding and safe exchange experience for all participants in the program.
Can I host more than one exchange student?
It is possible to host up to two exchange students at the same time, provided the students are from different countries and do not share a native language. The students and their natural parents must consent to such a double placement in advance.
Your local NWSE Academic Coordinator as well as our NWSE program staff are there to assist in resolving any problems that may arise during the exchange program. We will also provide you with a 24-hour NWSE phone number for urgent cases.
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