Resources - YFU Intercultural Exchange
List of resources for US Parents and Students. Study Abroad Resources and Important links.
General Intercultural Exchange
For US Parents & Students
Ask YFU Parents: Pose questions and gain insight of parents whose sons/daughters decided to study abroad.
Fundraising Guidelines: A guide to help students raise funds to pay for their exchange.
School Credit Guidelines: A guide to help students work with their high school to receive credit for their academic exchange program.
Study Abroad Catalog: An overview of YFU program offerings.
Classroom Excursions Catalog: An overview of YFU Classroom Excursion programs.
Consider a Gap Year: HuffingtonPost.com; by David D. Burnstein, Millennial writer and activist; Executive Director, Generation18
For Some College Graduates, a Fanciful Detour (or Two) Before Their Careers Begin: New York Times; By Alan Finder; October 2005
Should your child have a ‘gap year’ before college?: MSNBC; By Danielle Wood; April 2008
In a Year Off the Beaten Path, a New Direction for Life: New York Times; By Lauren Clark; As told to Patricia R. Olsen; June 2008
Consider a Gap Year: NextStepU
Gap year before college gives grads valuable life experience: USA Today; By G. Jeffrey MacDonald; June 2008
Host a Student
BRING GLOBAL EDUCATION TO YOUR SCHOOL!
Share Study Abroad Opportunities with your students and encourage your school and families to host. Cross-cultural lesson plans and additional resources are below.
Request a presentation in your classroom: Contact the local office
Take your students abroad and bring your curriculum to life by planning a Classroom Excursion with YFU!
Sign-up for eNewsletter — Get up-to-date news on scholarships, fundraising strategies and other YFU information to pass along to your interested students.
Educators Nominate a Student: complete online