Things to Read

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(in alphabetical order by author)

Preparing to Study in the USA

Berdan, Stacie, and Goodman, Allan. Preparing to Study in the USA. Institute of International Education, 2016. 

A Parent's Guide to Study Abroad

Berdan, Stacie; Goodman, Allan; and Gertz, William. A Parent Guide to Study Abroad. Institute of International Education, 2015. 

A Student Guide to Study Abroad

Berdan, Stacie; Goodman, Allan; and Taylor, Sir Cyril. A Student Guide to Study Abroad. Institute of International Education, 2013.

Living With Your Exchange Student

Cherington, Ina. Living With Your Exchange Student. iUniverse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2011.

The Exchange Student Survival Kit

Hansel, Bettina. The Exchange Student Survival Kit - Second Edition. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, London, 2007.

Host Family Survival Kit

King, Nancy and Huff, Ken. Host Family Survival Kit: A Guide for American Host Families (2d ed). Intercultural Press, Yarmouth, Maine, 1997.

Culture Shock: A Practical Guide

Rybol, H.E. Culture Shock: A Practical Guide, 2014. 

Read Our Review: Culture Shock Revisited.

The Exchange Student Guidebook

Growing Up Global

Tavangar, Homa. Growing Up Global.  Ballantine Books, New York, 2009.

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Articles and Blog Posts

(in alphabetical order by author)

Rajika Bhandari, An International Student’s Education: What I Learned About Myself, America and the World, Huffington Post – College, December 2, 2013.

Carol Carter, Families Speak on How Hosting International Students Changed Their Lives, Huffington Post, October 24, 2014.

Alexandra Fleming, The 6 Things You Learn From Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student, Today Parents, October 7, 2014.

J.W. Holland, The Daughter I May Never See Again, Good Men Project, May 27, 2016.

Shellie Karabell, How Studying Abroad Makes You a Better Leader, Forbes, Jan. 29, 2016.

Robert Klose, My Third Son, Christian Science Monitor, August 4, 2011.

Beth Markley, 8 Things I’ve Learned as an Exchange Student Host Parent, Huffington Post, Jan. 8, 2015.

Claire Cain Miller, Extreme Study Abroad: The World Is Their Campus, New York Times, October 30, 2015.

Annie Murphy Paul, How Studying or Working Abroad Makes You Smarter, Time Magazine, April 29, 2014.

Richard Stengel, The Case for Studying Abroad, Huffington Post, Jan. 21, 2015.

Patrick Stephenson, Why High School Students Should Study Abroad, Huffington Post, May 31, 2015.

Homa Tavangar, 5 Lessons I learned hosting an exchange student, Huffington Post, August 2, 2011.

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