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Male • 16 • Japan

Koshiro is a 16-year-old boy from Japan who is described as open-minded and considerate by his teachers and peers! He has long had an interest in coming to America for an exchange year. Koshiro is keen to improve his English skills and make many new friends during his time in the USA! In Japan, Koshiro loves playing basketball during his free time. He often plays with friends, and hopes to be able to play during his exchange year as well. He also enjoys listening to music and watching TV dramas, both foreign and Japanese. Koshiro especially likes "Supernatural" from US TV. Koshiro also plays video games, and hangs out with friends discussing anime. Koshiro lives with his parents and sister. Although his parents work a lot, they like to spend holidays camping and traveling together. While the family is close, Koshiro is looking forward to joining an American family and learning about your traditions!

Watching Sports Music-Listen Camping Computer Games Movies
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Female • 17 • Japan

Do you enjoy family conversation? If so, meet 17-year-old Asaka from Japan! Asaka loves to talk, is competitive and adaptable, and has a reputation for being a hard-worker. Her passion is ballet, which she has studied and practiced since she was only four, and hopes to continue while on exchange. However, Asaka is curious and courageous, and hopes to try many new things next year--possibly cheerleading. She also plays golf with her family, and would like to improve her golf skills. Asaka is working hard to improve her cooking skills so that she can share Japanese cooking with her host family as she learns about American culture and food. Her parents both work in dentistry, and Asaka hopes to become a dentist in the future. Some of her goals include making LOTS of new friends, establishing a great relationship with her host family, learning about American customs - especially Thanksgiving and Easter, and sharing Japanese food with her host family. If you enjoy conversation around the dinner table, and appreciate a positive outlook and sunny disposition, look no further than Asaka!

Mathematics Web Design Music-Listen English Lang Dance-Ballet
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Female • 16 • Japan

Meet Yui, an active and positive 16-year-old girl from Japan who loves to laugh with her friends! Yui enjoys playing sports, especially tennis, and enjoys playing badminton and basketball during her free time with friends. She would love to continue playing tennis during her exchange year, if possible. Some of Yui's other hobbies include spending time with her pet dog, reading comics, taking photos, listening to J-Pop and western music, attending sports games, running track & field, and watching Disney movies. Yui and her friends can often be found studying, playing sports, shopping or taking photos together. Yui has a dream to work at Disneyland someday. When she visited Tokyo Disney, she was inspired by the "heart of hospitality" that the staff members possessed, and wants to make dreams come true for others while working at the happiest place on earth! During her exchange year, Yui hopes to become even more positive and independent while learning about the American culture. She is also looking forward to improving her English skills, which will come in handy while working at Disney. Yui can't wait to see you soon!

English Lang Watching Sports Music-Listen Paint/Draw Tennis
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Male • 17 • Japan

Curious, kind, and flexible describes 17-year-old Takumi from Japan! Skilled Takumi enjoys making things with his own hands--from origami to robotics. Friends say that he is a good listener who likes hanging out and listening to pop music, like Pentatonix. Takumi says that he has always liked to make things and see how they work since he was a little boy. At home, Takumi is the perfect "Mr. Fix It" when something breaks down! With excellent grades, Takumi wants to combine his hands-on skills with his love of math to become an engineer one day. At home, Takumi usually shares meals with his parents where they catch up on the events of the day. He and his father cycle together, and the three of them like to visit the hot springs as a family. Takumi's hobbies include computer games, cooking, spending time with friends, travel, and watching movies or sports. As you might imagine, crafts are also on his list of favorite pastimes. With realistic expectations about his exchange year and his open-minded and flexible personality, Takumi can't wait to meet his host family and embark on this adventure of a lifetime. Will you be the family to share life in the United States with him?

Mathematics Watching Sports Bicycling Computer Games Soccer
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Male • 17 • Japan

Ryuto, a 16-year-old boy from Japan, is excited to improve his English skills during his exchange year in the USA as he dreams of becoming an English teacher someday! An excellent student, it's no surprise that English is also his favorite subject at school. Ryuto enjoys playing basketball and volleyball during his free time, and would be interested to continue these sports during his exchange year or perhaps, give hip-hop dancing a try! Ryuto's friends describe him as a bright, kind, and funny person. With his friends, Ryuto enjoys being outside, shopping, and playing sports. He is currently learning to cook Japanese food so that he share his country's cuisine with your family! During his exchange year, Ryuto hopes to become more positive, and to learn to view life from a different angle while improving his English skills. Ryuto cannot wait to make many new memories with his future host family and friends in the USA!

Languages Watching Sports Singing/Voice Photography Music-Listen
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Male • 16 • Japan

Shunsuke, a 16-year-old boy from Japan, enjoys baseball and wants to support your local Major League team! Nicknamed "Shun," he also serves as sub-captain of his school's swimming club, and enjoys running and surfing during his spare time. Other hobbies for Shun include hip-hop dancing, reading Japanese comics, being around animals, and spending time outdoors. A good student, Shun's favorite subject at school is history because it helps us to understand the development of the world. Shun describes himself as a friendly boy who values time spent with his friends and family. His friends add that he is a good-natured person. During his exchange year, Shun hopes to create a great relationship with his host family and new friends while learning about the American culture. "I would also like to cultivate the power of understanding about diversity and try to expand the global perspective," says Shun!

History Watching Sports Baseball Singing/Voice Surfing
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Female • 17 • Japan

Seventeen-year-old Honoka from Japan is interested in the English language! She thinks that improving her English skills during her time in the USA will be very useful with the Olympics going to be held in Tokyo in 2020. Honoka believes English to be the most important language in the world, and plans to pursue a career related to the English language in the future. Honoka also loves basketball! She played on a team for years, and now volunteers her time as a team manager. A good student, Honoka's favorite subjects are English and PE as she likes to be active. With her family, they enjoy traveling and spending time together. She has younger twin brothers that she enjoys taking care of as well as a younger sister. With her friends, Honoka likes having sleepovers, riding their bikes to festivals or going out for dinner to talk. Honoka's favorite foods are fruits and desserts, and she loves animals! She chose the USA for her exchange experience because she wants to get to know a different culture and make a lot of friends while improving her English skills! Will you invite Honoka's Japanese culture into your home?

English Lang Watching Sports Photography Badminton Cooking/Baking
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Female • 16 • Japan

Meet enthusiastic, 16-year-old Shiori from Japan who enjoys being a member of the English Debate Club at school! She loves to try anything new when opportunities arise through school activities, and family and friends. She plays badminton, table tennis, and likes socializing. Shiori also enjoys cooking, and is good at calligraphy. Shiori describes herself as cheerful, courteous, and serious. During her exchange year, she hopes to make lots of friends, improve her English skills, and learn more about YFU so that she can eventually become a volunteer for the organization in Japan. Shiori thanks you for opening your home to her, and looks forward to having good family experiences together!

English Lang Watching Sports Badminton Music-Listen Cooking/Baking
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Male • 17 • Japan

Meet 17-year-old Kosei from Japan who is studying Information Technology at school! When time allows, he also likes to meet with his English teacher outside of class to converse in English. Kosei's teacher says that he is gentle, orderly, and a leader, having been elected to steering committees for school activities. He is well-versed in many genres of music, so he can talk to many people through music. With a love for sports, he has played baseball and tennis, and hopes for the opportunity to play football, basketball, or baseball while on exchange. He would also like to be a disc jockey for "electronic dance music," and take lots of nature photos while in the USA. Kosei wants to do his very best at every new activity that he tries in America. He likes to go walking and talking while shopping with his friends in big cities. In the kitchen, Kosei is good at making the traditional Japanese dishes of Nabe and Dashi, and hopes to make them for you. Kosei thanks you for this opportunity, and looks forward to the year with you!

Mathematics Watching Sports Tennis Music-Listen Photography
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Male • 16 • Japan

Shinsuke is a 17-year-old boy from Japan whose nickname is Shin! A very good student in his vocational school, teachers describe him as a "great contribution to his classes and fellow students." Shin's favorite subjects are biology and agriculture, and he hopes to one day work with his father in his farming business. Shin has been a member of his school's track & field club for one year, and says that he feels good when he improves his own record. He also enjoys cooking and photography, but his passion is making videos. He created a video featuring a campaign for the school's cultural festival and won first prize for the finished product! He really enjoys the filming and editing process, and then sharing his work with others. Shin is "looking forward to meeting his host family and having a good year together!"

Biology Web Design Music-Listen Film Making Paint/Draw
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Male • 17 • Japan

Ryusei, or "Taka" as he likes to be called, is a 17-year-old boy from Japan! Described as mature, cheerful and active, he has always been interested in cultural exchange. Taka enjoys both playing and watching sports, including soccer, baseball, basketball, table tennis, and especially team handball. He also enjoys long-distance running. Taka is looking forward to watching American football and any other American sports with his host family. Taka plays the ukelele, and would like to learn to play the guitar while on exchange. Taka loves to read, and enjoys spending time outdoors, listening to music, and spending time with animals, especially his pet turtle! A very good student, his favorite subject is math. His family is busy, but they value spending time together each day eating delicious meals. Taka says, "I am looking forward to having you take care of me!" He can't wait to become a part of your family!

Mathematics Watching Sports Baseball String Instr. English Lang
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Female • 16 • Japan

Sixteen-year-old Erica from Japan is described as being a positive and cheerful girl who lives life to the fullest! Her friends add that she is naturally sociable and approachable. Erica plays both the violin and piano, and enjoys singing in her school's choir as well as singing karaoke with friends. She has also been a member of a swim team for the past 9 years, enjoys yoga, and likes watching tennis matches on TV. Erica is active in English speech and debate contests at her school, and loves learning about world-wide issues in her Global Studies class. She is also a member of her school's Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony club, and she would love to share this tradition with her host family. During her free time, Erica likes photography, and making smoothies and baking, "especially with chocolate," she says! With her friends, she enjoys outdoor activities, reading, volunteering, eating sushi, and watching movies together. Invite this outgoing, optimistic young lady into your home for a wonderful exchange experience!

English Lang Watching Sports Swimming Chorus/Choir Social Studies
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Female • 15 • Japan

Her head is in the clouds - meet Natsumi, a 15-year-old girl from Japan! Natsumi dreams of becoming a flight attendant one day, and is eager to improve her English skills so that she can travel the world for her career! Cheerful and talkative, she loves watching sports with her friends and family, especially cheerleading, volleyball, and badminton. Natsumi has been on the cheerleading squad at her school for several years, and can't wait to continue this activity in America! Along with cheerleading, she is excited to enjoy the outdoors, and hopes her family will take her camping. She went camping as a child and says, "it was a lot of fun!" She is also the Vice President of the student organization at her Japanese school where she enjoys organizing activities for the happiness of others, and writes, "I want to make people happy." At home Natsumi lives with her parents and younger sister. She helps out around the house, keeps her room clean, and has a curfew. Welcome Natsumi!

English Lang Watching Sports Cheerleading Music-Listen Photography
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Female • 16 • Switzerland

Oliwia is a 16-year-old girl from French-speaking Switzerland who describes herself as friendly, sporty, and curious! Her favorite sports are soccer and "ninjutsu," which is a self-defense form of martial arts. Oliwia gets excels in school, and her teacher finds her to be a polite, motivated, open-minded, and easy-going student. She gets along well with her classmates, and is capable of expressing her own opinions while maintaining respect for different thoughts. Oliwia's family includes her parents, an older brother, and a younger sister. They spend time together traveling, going out for dinner, playing games or watching a movie. At home, her chores include cleaning, helping with meals, and helping with yard work. Oliwia is looking forward to her exchange year to discover our culture, see new landscapes, and learn about you! Needs a cat-free home.

Biology Watching Sports Soccer Music-Listen Chemistry
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Female • 16 • Switzerland

With a passion for drawing and the arts in general, 17-year-old Carolina "Caro" from French-speaking Switzerland will be bringing her next empty canvas with her for completion on exchange! Caro loves to visit museums and art exhibitions, and writes that art is a great way to express yourself and share ideas. She also enjoys the history of art as well. Self-described as open-minded and creative, Caro always tries to help everyone; her friends might add that she is a simple person with strong values and a good friend. Hobbies for Caro include listening to music (70s and 80s - Queen and the Beatles), playing volleyball, watching sports, movies, reading, photography, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. With her family, Caro enjoys watching volleyball and soccer matches, playing volleyball, traveling, sharing meals, and visiting art exhibitions. With friends, Caro finds herself either at the city center shopping or at the lake just hanging out. Caro is excited to begin her exchange year, and she writes that she is ready to experience something other than the cold temperatures of Switzerland. Help Caro begin her next masterpiece, and invite her into your family and home today! .

Art Watching Sports Music-Listen History Paint/Draw
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Male • 16 • Germany

Sixteen-year-old Jonas from Germany would describe himself as honest, friendly, and open-minded! He is hoping that his exchange year will help him to gain self-confidence and become more organized. Both of his parents work in the book industry, so Jonas likes to read more than many of his friends. He and his family enjoy spending time together, eating dinner together most nights. He especially enjoys the long family breakfasts that they enjoy on weekends. He also likes playing games with his family and taking walks together. Something that Jonas is passionate about is politics. He enjoys talking about the latest events, and hopes to someday be a politician himself someday! Some of Jonas's hobbies include playing table tennis and handball, and he would love the chance to try baseball during his exchange year. Jonas is looking forward to making new friends and creating a new family in the US!

Political Sci. Watching Sports Piano Movies Music-Listen
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Female • 17 • Germany

Friendly, sporty, hardworking and responsible, 17-year-old Nastasia from Germany loves to participate in sports, especially tennis and volleyball! In addition to her sports, Nastasia spends a lot of time studying languages. Currently fluent in 3 languages, she is actively studying English, and eventually would also like to learn Spanish and French. Originally hailing from the Ukraine, after moving to Germany, she became fluent in German in less than two years. A dedicated student earning excellent grades, Nastasia's favorite school subjects include Languages, Math, and Art. Spending much time with her mom and sister, they are fond of BBQs, walking and cycling together. Learning from her grandmother, Nastasia takes great pleasure in making delicious muffins, cakes, steaks, and soups for family and friends. Time with friends is consumed with cycling, cooking, and going to the cinema. Nastasia describes her two week exchange to the state of Washington, where she captured numerous memories through her camera lens, as a "wonderful experience." This time abroad influenced her decision to become an exchange student to the US, which she believes will "broaden my view of the world" and increase English fluency. Is your family ready for a "wonderful experience" hosting this amazing young lady?

Art Watching Sports Bicycling Music-Listen Languages
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Female • 15 • Japan

Welcome 15-year-old Miho from Japan whose friends describe her as an active girl who is always laughing! Miho enjoys playing volleyball, tennis, and baseball in the park with friends. She would love to watch a Major League Baseball game while in the USA! She also plays the piano, swims, and attends an art school. Miho lives with her parents and an older sister, whom she describes as gentle and bright. She describes her family's lifestyle as being fun every day! Miho's sister studied abroad when she was in high school, which inspired Miho to become interested in foreign countries and languages. She would even like to study a foreign language at university after she finishes high school. During her exchange year, Miho hopes to increase in self-confidence and improve her communication skills. "I would like to spend time with my host family as much as possible," says Miho!

Mathematics Watching Sports Baseball Piano Paint/Draw
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Male • 18 • Japan

Meet 18-year-old Yuto from Japan! He is passionate about the Japanese art of calligraphy, and cannot wait to share this passion with his host family - even creating "Kanji" gifts for each person! He also likes to sing and exercise; he says that he attends Japanese Karaoke once a week with his family, and enjoys playing basketball. He hopes to try street basketball in America! He hopes to improve his English, learn about American culture, and build friendships in order to communicate with people all over the world during his exchange year. Yuto is very excited to introduce Japanese foods to his host family, like his favorite food Okonomiyaki! Yuto is accustomed to helping around the house, and will be happy to help with chores for his host family. He hopes to become involved in volunteer and school activities as he does in Japan. One day, he hopes to become a city planner, and would be interested in seeing American city plans and construction sites! Consider opening your home to Yuto this year!

English Lang Watching Sports Singing/Voice Paint/Draw Percussion
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Male • 16 • Brazil

Sixteen-year-old Gabriel from Brazil is an avid reader and internet user as he believes that reading is one of the most interesting ways to acquire knowledge! He loves musical instruments, plays the transverse flute, and listens to classical music. He would like to learn to play new instruments during his exchange year. Gabriel is involved in church activities every week. He also enjoys a good challenge by playing chess and table tennis with his family or friends. With a belief that the sciences help us to understand the universe around us, Gabriel hopes to one day achieve a PhD in one of his favorite science fields or math. He describes himself as studious, quiet, fun, responsible, easy-going, and likes to learn new things. He thanks you for hosting, and is looking forward to his year with you!

Biology Computer Games Music-Listen Chemistry Movies
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Female • 17 • Denmark

Kardi, a 16-year-old girl from Denmark, describes herself as kind, helpful, and friendly! Her friends add that she is honest and funny. When she is with her friends, they enjoy shopping or going to the movies. Kardi gets very good grades at school where she is considered "sweet, charming, and well-liked." She works well alone but also contributes positively in groups. She is respectful, well-behaved, and is always prepared. In addition to schoolwork, a part-time job at a restaurant also keeps her schedule full. When she has time, she enjoys baking, drawing, and crafting. As for sports, Kardi works out at the gym a few times per week but she especially loves dancing! She danced for two years but gave that up this year to spend more time on schoolwork. She hopes to start dancing again while on exchange. Kardi describes her family, which includes her parents and sister, as "normal." As a family, they watch movies and have meals together. Her chores at home include cleaning her room and helping with meals. Kardi thinks the USA is one of the most amazing countries in the world! She has "always dreamed of visiting the USA someday but never thought in a million years, that she would be able to live and study here!"

History Watching Sports Phys Fitness String Instr. English Lang
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Male • 17 • Japan

Football fans! Basketball fans! Motoki (17) from Japan will enjoy watching (or playing!) games with you! Yes, this lively exchange student is passionate about playing and watching sports! Motoki is an adaptable, cheerful, mature, kind and always smiling boy who loves playing basketball and snowboarding. Motoki's family is very active, and they often go snowboarding together. Motoki can often be found exercising, hanging out with friends, and watching sports. During his exchange year, Motoki would like to play American football, watch an NBA or NFL game or participate in a running race. He is a fan of the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder. Besides sports, Motoki hones his culinary skills with his friends on the weekends, with his specialities being teriyaki chicken and oyakodon. Motoki is very good at mental arithmetic, and mathematics is his favorite subject at school. Smart, bright, and smiling Motoki is looking forward to spending his exchange year with his wonderful host family!

Mathematics Watching Sports Singing/Voice Camping Running/Jogging
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Female • 16 • Germany

Welcome 16-year-old Aimee from Germany! She is a dedicated gymnast, guitar player, and singer who is a part of a choir club. Aimee would love to continue these activities during her exchange year, if possible. Her other interests include photography, playing handball with her family, and cooking with her father because she loves food! When she has finished school, Aimee plans to travel the world and become a journalist. She gives the credit of her great sportsmanship to her family because they are very sporty. Aimee lives with her parents, younger brother, grandparents, aunt and cousin. Everyone shares their own responsibilities, and she and her brother are responsible for keeping the house clean. Besides cleaning, Aimee also helps her brother with his homework to help him achieve good grades. She says that her family is funny, always laughing, and sometimes laid-back. They like to enjoy music, movies, going to the cafe or strolling around the mall together. During her exchange year, Aimee wants to try new activities that are not popular in Germany. She believes that as an exchange student she will receive first-hand experience with a new culture and traditions. Aimee is excited for her exchange year in USA, and is looking forward to meeting you and spending the coming school year with you!

Journalism Watching Sports Chorus/Choir Photography Swimming
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Female • 16 • Japan

Sixteen-year-old Hinata from Japan is a girl described as a strong leader by her teachers! Hinata studies English, and competes for her school in English activities. She is excited about improving her language skills further during her exchange year. Hinata has also been involved in Art Club at school as she enjoys drawing. One of her favorite activities is figure skating. She practiced for 8 years, and would like the opportunity to continue this in America, if possible. Hinata considers herself cheerful and positive. She would like to make many new friends in America, and learn about the culture while sharing some of her Japanese culture with you! Hinata lives with her mother and grandparents. They enjoy going out for dinner, and she and her mother like to take long vacations together. Hinata is an enthusiastic and friendly girl who would be a fun addition to any family!

English Lang Paint/Draw Ice Skating Chorus/Choir Movies
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Male • 15 • Latvia

Future financier, Gustavs is a 15-year-old boy from Latvia! Ambitious and hard-working, Gustavs takes extra programming classes in his spare time, and yearns to learn more about corporate finance and investments! Classes on these topics are not available nearby so he often spends time watching seminars and videos online to try and learn all he can. He hopes to meet many people whom he can discuss these topics with during his exchange! Besides programming and finance, he and his dad often put together 3D printers and drones - future inventor! Although Gustavs loves to learn new things, he also appreciates the amazing world around him. Coming from a UNESCO site, he says his family's lifestyle honors the nature surrounding them. He often helps his mother plan local international festivals, and joins his family in planning and caring for his grandmother's garden. Welcome trustworthy and intelligent Gustavs to your family!

Chemistry Watching Sports Bicycling Music-Listen Economics
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Male • 17 • Japan

While interested in all sports, 17-year-old Miki from Japan's passion is cycling, either competitively or with family and friends. He even likes the challenge of cycling up a steep mountain. He also enjoys mountain climbing, gym workouts, computer games, going to movies, shopping, and traveling. He consider himself to be gentle, flexible, frank, bright, honest, and trustworthy. His teacher says that he is open-minded, and helpful to other students as a mentor or sharing supplies, if needed. Also, he is motivated and when he begins a project, he will push through to the end. He hopes to make many new friends, try new activities, and improve his English skills while on exchange. Miki will help around the house as a member of the family. He thanks you and looks forward to meeting you soon!

English Lang Watching Sports Gym Workout Music-Listen Computer Games
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Female • 16 • Japan

Waka is a 16-year-old girl from Japan who describes herself as bright, talkative, and friendly! Waka's hobbies include playing sports, reading mystery novels, baking sweets, listening to music, and spending time with her "cute" dog. She has participated in a Track & Field team for four years, and would be interested in trying a new sport during her exchange year. At school, Waka is interested in social studies and history, and plans to work within the international relations field in the future. She dreams of working for the United Nations or a non-profit organization someday. Waka knows that improving her English skills will help her achieve her career goals, and will broaden her horizons. During her exchange year, Waka hopes to learn more about American history, and join an after school club or activity. "I hope to make lots of friends in the USA and have lots of happy days like in Japan," says Waka! She wants to have a great relationship with her host family so that she can become a real family member. Waka is looking forward to living with your family, and experiencing the American high school life!

History Photography Music-Listen Social Studies Cooking/Baking
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Male • 17 • Japan

Looking for a student who soars above the rest? Meet charming 17-year-old Ryoma or "Ryan" from Japan whose passion is aviation! Ryan has been fascinated with aviation since he was young, and one day he would like to become an air traffic controller. Ryan's other passion is baseball! He also loves riding his bicycle with friends, listening to pop music, & spending quality time with his friends & family. This ambitious & responsible young man wants to improve his already impressive leadership skills while on exchange and he is most grateful to you for accepting him as a member of your family!

Mathematics Baseball Music-Listen English Lang Watching Sports
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Male • 15 • China

Sixteen-year-old old Bai from China is a "flying enthusiast" who dreams of earning a pilot's license and would like to become an aviation engineer someday! He also has a unique hobby of communicating with people around the world through amateur "ham" radio. Bai has played the flute for 6 years, and enjoys listening to music, especially country music. Both playing and watching sports are other hobbies of Bai's, especially soccer. He would love to try playing baseball or American football during his exchange year, if possible. Some of Bai's other interests include animals, computer games, reading, and watching movies. He is a member of the Model UN club at his school, and enjoys debating with his classmates. At home, Bai assists his mom with cleaning the house, preparing meals, and doing minor household repairs. While on exchange, he hopes to improve his English skills and integrate into his host family's life. His friends and teachers describe him as humorous and easy-going. Bai is ready and willing to join your family! Will you make his exchange dream come true? WILLING TO CONSIDER PAYING UP TO $12,000 IN TUITION.

Biology Watching Sports Soccer Music-Listen English Lang
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Male • 16 • China

Are you curious about nature, or love woodworking and complicated lego projects? Sixteen-year-old Jiarui from China does! Described as kind and outgoing, Jiarui is the monitor for his class, showing great leadership and organizational qualities, and is very popular with his classmates. He has been a youth volunteer for an environmental protection project, and enjoys doing research in biology. He is a member of his school's science club, and is fascinated with nature and unusual plants and animals. He'd love to raise a pet snake, but his mom has vetoed that idea! Jiarui enjoys playing computer games, but also likes to play badminton, frisbee, and basketball with his friends. Jiarui believes that you must make your own life meaningful, and is looking forward to finding his "meaning in life" during his time studying abroad in the USA! WILLING TO CONSIDER PAYING UP TO $5,000 IN TUITION

Physics Computer Games Music-Listen Movies Badminton
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