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Coronavirus Update for Students

  Dear Student, The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create new challenges for students, schools, communities, governments, and organizations of all kinds across the globe. International education and travel is no exception. Our student’s safety and well-being is ISE’s top priority and we are following along closely with the recommendations issued…

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Coronavirus Update for Host Families

Dear Host Family, The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create new challenges for families, schools, communities, governments, and organizations of all kinds across the globe. International education and travel is no exception. We recognize the challenges that our host families are facing as caregivers for ISE students, and we continue to…

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Update on COVID-19 & ISE Programs

Update 3/16/20: International Student Exchange has been monitoring the situation regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 closely, and the recommendations given by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of State and other government officials across the globe.  At this time, International Student Exchange is officially asking all students to return home. Given…

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FAQs Regarding Coronavirus

Is it a recommendation or an order for students to go home? It is a recommendation for the students to go home. In light of school closures and the increasing difficulty with air travel, ISE is recommending students to return home to avoid any future difficulties.  What if a student…

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The ISE Spirit Award

Since their inception in 1961, J-1 Cultural Exchange Programs have relied on a special breed of passionate individuals who believe that they can make a difference by positively impacting the lives of young people from around the world. As one of the largest and longest-running sponsors of J-1 exchange, International…