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My American Experience – Li from China

Li Jiashan, from China, just finished one-month volunteering at International Institute of New England in Manchester, NH as part of CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program.  The Institute of New England’s leadership assists 2000 refugees and immigrants in becoming productive and engaged

My American Experience: Qipeng from China

Qipeng Zhang, from China, just finished one-month volunteering at Buttonwoods Museum in Haverhill, MA as part of CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program.  The Buttonwoods Museum is a museum operated by the Haverhill Historical Society.  The museum includes a John Ward House, a

Goodbye St. Louis Exchange Students

This month St. Louis, MO said goodbye to the Short Term Enrichment Students (STEP) with a potluck.  The goodbye party was hosted by one of the STEP host families.  Five STEP students from China came as well as two Interns

American Experience Through My Eyes

CHI Short Term Enrichment Program participant Jiayuan Wang, from China, recently finished volunteering at Chelsea Community Connection, in Massachusettes.   Before completing her program she shared with us her experience living in Boston.  She had a wonderful family, a great volunteer

Differences Between American and Chinese Elementary Schools

Wenwen Ying (Rosa), from China, spent her four-week winter vacation volunteering at Bagnall Elementary School in Groveland, Massachusetts.  Rosa spent much of her her time observing the class and she was really able to compare differences between American and Chinese elementary

Japanese Exchange Student Volunteers at Thrift Store

CHI recently welcomed Short Term Enrichment Program participant, Ryunosuke Chiba, from Japan.  Ryunosuke volunteered at Common Ground Thrift Store,  in Haverhill, MA, whose mission is “Feeding, Clothing & Caring”.   Common Ground provides clothing, housewares and furniture at very affordable prices

Favorite Moments: Host Family, Travel and Volunteering

Shaorong Fang, from China, has experienced more than one exchange program in the United States.  Her first experience was with the Camp Leaders program over the summer.  She then returned to participate in CHI’s Short-Term Enrichment Program this winter. Some

My American Experience – Wang Xiangmin, from China

Chinese exchange student Wang Xiangmin is currently participating in CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program. “My name is Wang Xiangmin. I am a junior student in Jiangsu University. My major is public service administration. It is my first time to go

A Week in the Life of a CHI Exchange Student

CHI Short Term Enrichment Program participant Jiang Lei, from China, had a fun filled week in the US. Jiang taught Tai Chi at New Century School and then took a day trip to Washington DC.  In DC Jiang visited Capitol Hill, the

Exchange Students Volunteer at Local Hospital

Xian Zhang (Vivian) and Chenyum Quian (Dawn), from China, are currently volunteering at St. Mary’s Hospital in West Palm Beach, FL as part of CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program, they are learning how not to get in trouble with experts from

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