Parents of Exchange Student Share About ISE

Lilli is from Germany with ISE Host Parents

Hosting a foreign student can be an exciting prospect. It offers an opportunity to welcome someone from another culture into your home and community, and the anticipation of the new experiences and learning opportunities can be invigorating.  Lilli is from Germany and she spent one semester as a high school exchange student in Ozark, MO where she attended Ozark High School. Lilli’s parents came to America to pick her up at the end of her visit to the USA. Listen as they share their thoughts about her experience and how grateful they are for the host families who take care of the international students. Check out the amazing video below!

Watch the YouTube video: Parents of Exchange Student Share about ISE.

If you would like to help an exchange student’s dreams come true, we invite you to read more about hosting a foreign exchange student. If you have specific questions about hosting, check out our host family FAQ page. You can also read testimonials from our past and current host families. When you feel ready, complete our host family interest form and our area representative will get in touch with you.

You can also get involved by joining our team of Area Representatives! Help match host families and exchange students and bring the world closer together, while making a supplemental income.

Overall, hosting an exchange student can bring a mix of emotions, but it is often a highly rewarding experience that offers valuable opportunities for personal, cultural, and interpersonal growth.


Global friendship starts with local action. Volunteer to host a student today!


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