Our Founder and inspiration, Dr. Rachel Andresen, would’ve been 112 today! It is also the beginning of National Volunteer WeekRead More
News - Youth For Understanding USA
Latest news about Youth for Understanding USA student exchange programs worldwide – Events – Partnerships.
That's what Elisabeth Egel says about the planet we all share since experiencing life in the United States on her exchange program from Estonia.Read More
What's a gap year? It's time off between stages of life. A student defers college admission to travel the world, volunteer or study abroad. It's very common in other countries like the U.K., less so here. It's also known as a 13th Year Program.Read More
When you're hosting a foreign exchange student, the holidays can be tricky. No matter how well-adjusted your student is to life in your home, in his or her new school, and in the United States, the holidays are a time when homesickness can take hold.Read More
Maybe you've heard about it at school, maybe one or more of your friends have done it, but however you found out about a study abroad program, and then decided it's what you want to do, there is one more hurdle to jump over. And it can be a big one: Your parents.Read More