Spend three, five or ten months attending high school in another country. There is a host family waiting just for you!
Live as a member of a family and become an active participant in the school and community. Your new family and school will help you develop a deep understanding of their country.
Being an exchange student offers you the chance to make life-long friendships and offers you a new view of the world and your role in it.
You are the perfect candidate if:
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CHI will provide a $1000 discount on a full academic year High School Abroad Program or $500 for a semester abroad program to students whose families are currently hosting or who have hosted for CHI’s Academic Year Program within the past 3 years.
Frequently Asked Questions
You may go during your final semester of high school. There are other program choices for high school graduates. Perhaps World Explorers program would be just perfect for you.
You will receive information about your host family as soon as the “match” is made. Do not expect it earlier than 8 weeks before departure. It may come sooner but often does not. It is better to be prepared for this waiting period.
This educational experience will assist your child with their future plans. College and university officials are impressed by cultural exposure and advanced language skills. Students who participate in an exchange program are valued for initiative and their ability to adapt. Your child’s sense of adventure, courage and intellectual achievements gained will benefit them for a lifetime.
With CHI, you and your student are in excellent hands. All administrative staff have hosted foreign students themselves, traveled extensively, and worked with young people as counselors and coordinators. Extreme care is taken to place your child in a safe environment with a wonderful family and typical high school. Academic Counselors abroad will provide your child with assistance and advice to support them in a successful exchange experience along with 24 hour emergency coverage.