My husband and I always wanted to be exchange students but the opportunity never really presented itself. One day while at our local YMCA we were presented the opportunity to host an exchange student. After about 45 minutes of chatting, we took the plunge & before too long we were looking at potential students to come live with us.Read More
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Some of our favorite moments from the 2017-2018 YFU USA program year.Read More
YFU was the beginning of my lifelong love of travel, which continued at Stanford-in-France and in my career as a journalist and international media trainer. Except for my dad's service in World War II, I was the first person in my family to travel overseas since our ancestors came from Europe. The YFU experience literally changed the direction of my life because I was able to experience possibilities beyond the boundaries of my home country, community, and upbringing.Read More
The YFU experience is an open invitation to you. The opportunities are there. It is up to you to make the most of it.Read More
Join the Admissions Team at 7:00 PM ET to participate in a short presentation about YFU Study Abroad opportunities. Learn about a journey not just of distance and geography but of culture and self-transformation. Become a part of a Host Family, learn a language and test your confidence in new situations.