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The Power of Speech: A Trainee’s Experience in NYC

By: Jessy Edwards, Greenheart Exchange CAP Trainee One of the first things I noticed after landing in New York and settling into my new home on the

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A match made in Minnesota: A look at the first few weeks of a high school exchange

A look at the first few weeks of the school year – from the student’s and the host family’s points of view   We love to hear

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Why host an international exchange student? 

There are thousands of reasons to open your heart and home to an international high school exchange student.  Here’s the story of Anna from the Czech Republic

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Anhelina’s High School Exchange Year

Travel often changes us–opening our eyes to new things and inspiring understanding and personal growth. Greenheart loves to hear from our past travelers. Here’s an update from

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Life Lessons from the Summer Work Travel Program

Meet Paula Dzifa Xatse, an alumna of Greenheart’s Summer Work Travel program. While on a Job Fair in Ghana before COVID, one of our staff members met

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The perks of being a Greenheart Local Coordinator

Local Coordinators (LCs)  facilitate host family and international high school student relationships in their local communities. They ensure that our cultural exchange programs run smoothly by matching

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Alumna Maruscha Reflects on her Exchange Year Experience 

Maruscha’s First Impressions I attended Lakeview High School in 2006-07 for my senior year. I remember I arrived on an evening flight and I remember the drive.

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Cultural Exchange…for a Horse!?

The perfect host family for Annemijn My name is Annemijn and I was a Greenheart exchange student in Colorado in 2016 – 2017.  I live in The

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Teaching Special Education in Las Vegas, NV; An Interview with Teach USA Teacher, Malou Jubay

Greenheart Exchange reached out to our Teach USA Program participants to interview them about their time teaching here in the US. The Teach USA program brings international teachers to

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Tips for Finding a Volunteer Activity

We all know that volunteering is a rewarding experience for everyone involved, but finding the perfect place to volunteer can be overwhelming. That is why we’ve put

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