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Male • 15 • Kazakhstan

Sports, movies, and music are three of 15-year-old Nurislam's greatest passions! He has grown up in Kazakhstan, one of the former republics of the Soviet Union, with his father, mother, and younger brother, all of whom he enjoys spending time with. His favorite sport by far is soccer, which he both plays and watches. His passion for music and movies is making him think about becoming a producer some day, along the lines of Guy Ritchie. He also enjoys writing his own film scripts in his spare time. Some of his other hobbies include reading, swimming, and spending time with friends. After having seen and read about American culture for so long, he looks forward to seeing the US first hand! Will he experience this with your family? MUST BE PLACED IN TEXAS.

History Computer Games Soccer Music-Listen Mathematics
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Male • 15 • Kazakhstan

Arman is a 15-year-old boy from Kazakhstan who is a family-oriented kind of guy! He has a large, friendly family consisting of his parents, three older sisters, and three nephews whom he loves very much and regularly spends time with. Arman also loves basketball, and has been playing for two years on a team. He considers it an integral part of his life and wants to play while on exchange, and hopes that his host family can find time to cheer him on during a game! He participates in boxing as well, just for self-defense, because "I believe that a boy should be able to stand up for himself at certain moments in life." Other interests include swimming, reading, math, physics, chemistry, and strategic computer games. He wants to speak as a native English speaker so that he can someday attend an American university, in hopes of becoming a financier. To his host family Arman writes, "I understand that for you it will also be a big step to take the unfamiliar child to your family so I'm very grateful to you for making that decision. I hope that with your help, it will become much easier for me to get the most of the experience and have an unforgettable year!" State Select

Chemistry Computer Games Mathematics Reading Swimming
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Male • 16 • Germany

Athletic and active, 16-year-old Alexander ("Alex") from Germany is a popular, friendly, and easy-going young man who is an excellent student! Alex is a member of his school's basketball and running teams, and helps to coach younger children in track and field events. He also sings in the school choir. Alex would make a great addition to any cross country team! In the summer, he enjoys going bicycling with his family, or sailing on a nearby lake. In the winter, he and his family like to go skiing. Alex would love to try a typical American sport... or a typical American meal! He is excited about coming to the land of "big dreams," and wants to try new things and do something unexpected, which he says are important parts of the exchange year! Alex is open to new experiences, but also is excited to make friends and become a part of your family! Alex needs a dog-free home as he has a fear of larger dogs. CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG STUDENT

Science Watching Sports Chorus/Choir Chemistry Movies
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Female • 16 • Germany

Joyful, helpful, and passionate describes 16-year-old Hannah from Germany! Listening to music, acting, reading, and watching movies, especially Harry Potter and classic Disney films are hobbies she enjoys. She also plays handball and has danced ballet. Family is an integral part of her life. Hannah's family is fond of playing cards and she enjoys having breakfast with her mom on Saturdays, hiking, or visiting climbing gardens with her father. At school, Hannah is a highly motivated student who is fond of languages, history, and world events. On top of her regular classes at school, Hannah assists as a crossing guard and is training to become a school paramedic "to learn how to help people." Hannah's friends state that she is honest and reliable. With friends, Hannah can be found listening to music, visiting a cafe, baking, swimming, watching movies or chatting together. Hannah is a vegetarian, but is willing to eat meat occasionally with her host family. Excited for the opportunity to experience different cultures and traditions, Hannah thanks her host family for helping her to grow to be "the person I want to be!" CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG STUDENT

History Dance-Ballet Theatre Arts Badminton English Lang
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Female • 16 • Germany

Pia, 16, from Germany: she's "got her heart in the right place!" She's attuned to her parents, grandparents, her friends, her dog, the horses she rides, and her roller skating team. She's ready to adjust to new sports and activities, really anything that demonstrates her teamwork ability and flexibility. Pia is also fond of expressing herself through drawing, capturing memories with her camera, reading, and spending time with her family. As a family, they adore traveling together, attending theme parks, shopping, and catching up with each other during meal times. Pia attends a multicultural school where she earns very good grades. Kind, caring, and open-minded, Pia can be found organizing and participating in her school's humanitarian UN project. In the future, she would like to study German-American law. Curious to discover and experience differences in cultures, Pia looks forward to exploring new things and having the greatest time of her life. She expresses her gratitude to her future host family for "giving me a place in your family!" CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG STUDENT

Art Watching Sports Music-Listen English Lang Sailing/Boating
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Female • 15 • Germany

German student Celina is described as being cheerful, sympathetic, and curious She is a "class captain," and is a member of her school's paramedic team. For the past 5 years she's enjoyed acting and she has diverse music, creative arts, and sports interests. Celina attends a bilingual school, and is already taking classes taught in the English language. During her exchange experience, she hopes to learn about the American school spirit, and to get to know the American way of life. Her goal is to return "as a person who knows all her strengths and weaknesses and is open to the future." An only child, she enjoys interacting with younger children who are relatives as well as in her role as a school paramedic. Celina wants to thank you for welcoming her into your home, and for helping to fulfill her biggest dream! CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG STUDENT

History Dance-Ballroom Piano Languages Theatre Arts
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Female • 15 • Germany

Say "Hello" to Kiara from Germany! Described by her friends as friendly, calm, motivated, and social, Kiara is excited to begin her exchange year in the US. Kiara is an excellent student, who really likes languages because they help her to understand other cultures. Thus, she is studying German, English, French, and Spanish at school! Teachers say she is intelligent, curious, and an open-minded student. Outside of school, Kiara enjoys dancing, and spends several evenings per week practicing with her dance team. While on exchange, Kiara hopes to try some new things, like cheer-leading, theater, or chess. She also enjoys hanging out with friends, talking and listening to music over a soda. At home, Kiara lives with both parents, an older sister, and her grandmother. Though busy, they sit down and share one meal a day during the week. Weekends offer time for family centered activities such a game nights and visiting relatives. During the summer, the family travels to learn about other cultures. A family trip to the US solidified her desire to spend an exchange year learning more about American life and culture! CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG STUDENT

Languages Paint/Draw Dance Team Music-Listen Photography
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Male • 16 • Germany

Hiding behind a calm and logical exterior, you'll get to know Aljoscha (16) from Germany as a funny and friendly guy! He has a very accepting attitude; for example, though he enjoys playing soccer and piano, he would totally accept that these activities may not be available to him. That's because he knows he won't forget them in a year, and instead he would get to try something new! He enjoys playing board games and computer games with friends, but he is also an avid reader. An excellent student, highly proficient in English, you'll find that Math, History, and Politics are his favorite subjects at school because of the logical thinking these topics require. He likes learning about the past so that in the future those mistakes will not be repeated. Aljoscha has heard from others about their exchange experiences and is looking forward to challenging himself during his exchange year. He wants to thank you in advance for including him as a member of your family. CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG STUDENT

History Baseball Piano Mathematics Reading
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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 • 17 • Japan

Waka is a 17-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! CLC

History Photography Music-Listen Social Studies Cooking/Baking
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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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Female • 17 • Denmark

Kardi, a 17-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 • 16 • BANGLADESH

"My favorite activity is playing guitar because it gives me pleasure and mental peace," says 16-year-old Khondaker from Bangladesh. Khondaker plays the guitar, violin and drums, and hopes to participate in a band and learn about music theory while on exchange. While music is his passion, he is also an athlete, participating in badminton, basketball, and soccer. He would like to play on a sport team while in the US as well, if possible. Other hobbies include reading, hanging out with friends, playing video games, photography, and listening to music. Khondaker lives at home with his parents and older sister, and helps out with chores. They eat dinner together, sharing the events of their day, and travel as a family at least once per year. Khondaker is an excellent student, earning top grades at school. His teacher says he adapts well to new situations, and is honest and responsible. Khondaker dreams of studying engineering at MIT and someday becoming an architect. He is excited to begin his exchange year, and get to know his host family as he adapts to the American lifestyle and culture! KHONDAKER IS A YES SCHOLARSHIP STUDENT.

Engineering Paint/Draw Percussion Photography Soccer
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Female • 17 • 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 art and has enjoyed past trips to museums and art exhibitions, she writes that art is a great way to express yourself and share ideas. She also enjoys the history of art as well, she describes herself 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, and sharing meals. Caro is excited to begin her exchange year! 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 • 17 • Japan

Coming from Japan, 16-year-old Rei loves animals and has many pets! He also participates in horseback jumping competitions, and with a love of sports in general, he plans for a career as an athletic trainer. With an interest in human rights, his teacher says that he has represented his school at human rights contests. While on exchange, Rei hopes to try new sports, especially winter sports. He describes himself as calm, optimistic, easy-going, and does things at his own pace. Rei's family enjoys camping and having barbecues, and with friends, he likes to go to the local sport's center, go cycling or play games. Though his favorite food is the hamburger, Rei is practicing cooking some traditional Japanese foods in hopes that he can cook them for your family! He thanks you for giving him this opportunity to make many new friends and wonderful memories while learning abut the American culture and sports. Rei can't wait to meet you and become a member of your family!

Languages Watching Sports Bicycling Music-Listen English Lang
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Female • 17 • Japan

Honoka from Japan loves animals particularly her dog and pet tortoise!. As well as basketball! She has played on a team for years, and now volunteers her time as a team manager. She has younger twin brothers 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. She chose the USA for her exchange experience because she wants to get to know a different culture and make a lot of friends! She is looking forward to volunteering with the Olympics in Japan in 2020! Honoka appreciates your willingness to host her. Her family has hosted exchange students several times! Will you invite Honoka's Japanese culture into your home?

English Lang Watching Sports Photography Bicycling Cooking/Baking
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Female • 15 • Germany

Get to know an "active, funny, crazy, loveable and loyal friend." That's Eponine (15) from Germany, according to her many adoring friends! This budding photographer is eager to try some new sports and hobbies while in the USA! She has participated with passion and dedication in crew/rowing recently, and when you have a passion for one activity, you're bound to develop a passion for other ones too! She enjoys shopping, outdoor activities with her friends, taking her dog for a walk and watching her small cousins. Eponine is an excellent student who especially likes science class. She hopes to have plenty of opportunities to take some great pictures during her exchange year! Will you be the one to make her dreams come true? An all-A student, Eponine is a winner of the prestigious CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG SCHOLARSHIP.

Science Photography Crew/Rowing Music-Listen English Lang
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Female • 17 • Indonesia

Sixteen-year-old Natasha from Indonesia is endlessly curious, with a passion for English, learning about American culture, and representing Indonesian culture. Natasha lives in a small town with her parents and loves to be involved in her school and community. She is president of the school's English club, a member of the science club, Scouts, and drama club, and writes for her school newspaper. Natasha has won several awards for her English writing and storytelling. Her passion is volunteering, and she loves to teach English to less fortunate children in her community and at her mosque. During her free time, Natasha enjoys reading, writing, watching movies (especially science fiction and biographical films), and listening to music, both traditional and American pop. She also loves doing traditional Javanese puppetry to bring stories to life. Natasha's dream is to go to university to study education and teach around the world! NATASHA IS A YES SCHOLARSHIP STUDENT.

Science Church Youth Group Music-Listen Mathematics Movies
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Male • 15 • Pakistan

Fifteen-year-old Ahmad from Pakistan values being kind, helpful, and polite to others! He lives with his parents and two "beautiful and charming" sisters. He and his family enjoy discussing current affairs and events together, and carefully consider the opinions of each family member before making decisions. Ahmad is an excellent student who wants to become an engineer, and plans to study engineering after high school. His passion is cricket, which he plays daily, but he also likes to take morning walks. Ahmad has a wide circle of friends that he relies on for support as well as his family. They celebrate birthdays together, go out for dinner, discuss current events, or simply hang out. He improves his worldview through reading books on various subject and says "books are best friends." He likes to listen to classical music as well. Ahmad looks forward to learning about our culture and meeting all kinds of new people during his exchange experience! AHMAD IS A YES SCHOLARSHIP STUDENT.

Engineering Reading Gym Workout Outdoor Act. Family/Friends
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Female • 16 • Japan

Sixteen-year-old Kokoa from Japan describes herself as a talkative, lover of shopping and fashion! Kokoa plays the recorder and also is in the juggling club at her school. Kokoa's main sport is Japanese archery, but she also enjoys skiing and swimming. Her favorite subject in school is English, and she would like to attend a university after she graduates and then become a cabin attendant. Kokoa likes to listen to rock music and attend concerts with her friends. She also enjoys cooking for her family and helping to take care of their tiny, cute turtle. With her family, Kokoa likes to camp and travel with them to the sea and mountains. Some of her chores include cleaning, helping with meals, and doing laundry. Kokoa thanks you for reading her letter and is looking forward to meeting you!

English Lang Paint/Draw Skiing-Downhill Music-Listen Photography
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Male • 16 • Saudi Arabia

Meet Abdulaziz, who is described by his teachers as being energetic, motivated, and able to work well with others! This active 16-year-old boy from Saudi Arabia is interested in all sports (particularly soccer), as well as other outdoor activities like hiking and horseback riding. Family and friends are very important to Abdulaziz, and he is a frequent and willing care-giver for his younger brothers. He is a straight-A student, the president of his school's science club, and plans to study engineering after high school. Abdulaziz says that he has never seen snow before and hopes that will change after coming to the U.S. Will you welcome Abdulaziz into your family? ABDULAZIZ IS A YES SCHOLARSHIP STUDENT.

Engineering Theatre Arts Soccer Cooking/Baking Swimming
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Male • 15 • China

Haojun is a 15-year-old boy from China who goes by his American name, Joe! His friends and teachers say that he has a cheerful personality, and he is a kind and optimistic leader in his classroom. Joe is a very good student, and would like to pursue a career in business. He is the captain of his basketball team, and likes to play all sports. Joe also enjoys computer games, listening to music, outdoor activities, and watching movies and sports with his friends. Joe spends time with his family eating meals together, watching movies, and going to concerts. His chores include cleaning his room and the house, and washing clothes. During his exchange year, Joe hopes to become more independent, improve his English skills, and play basketball and American football, if possible. Joe can't wait to join your family and learn more about the American culture!

Business Watching Sports Music-Listen English Lang Web Design
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Male • 16 • France

"I am someone very smiley," says 15-year-old Axel from France! If you are looking for someone motivated, responsible, and polite, he's your guy. Outgoing and friendly, his favorite school subjects are Geography, Social Studies, and English. He loves that his school offers the opportunity to study English for two additional hours each day. When he has finished high school, Axel hopes to become a journalist. Axel practices the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira, and is looking forward to trying new styles of martial arts in the coming years. Some of his other hobbies include watching movies, listening to music, and bowling with his friends. He is also interested in computer games and photography. Axel is looking forward to discovering the USA as an ordinary American and not through books and movies. During his exchange year, Axel is excited to meet lots of new people and become bilingual. Axel can't wait to make your family his new family!

Geography Paint/Draw Gym Workout Music-Listen English Lang
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Female • 17 • Japan

Meet positive, caring, and open-minded 17-year-old Hana from Japan! A few of Hana's favorite things include animals, fashion, and singing! She is a musician who play the piano and violin, but also has a sporty side, playing sports such as volleyball and tennis. Hana would love to continue playing tennis during her exchange year, if possible. Some of Hana's other hobbies include baking cookies, listening to pop music, and reading poetry and romance novels. With her family, Hana enjoys eating meals together, skiing in the winter, and playing tennis together in the summer. With friends, Hana enjoys going to the movies, baking and eating sweets, and singing karaoke. While in the USA, Hana hopes to have fun with her host family, play sports, see a musical, and experience American holidays. She is looking forward to connecting with the various cultures within America, and sharing her Japanese culture and food with your family! Hana looks forward to participating in as many American high school experiences as possible and is already looking forward to finding the perfect dress for prom!

Languages Watching Sports Tennis Singing/Voice Writing
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Female • 15 • Germany

Vanessa, a 15-year-old student from Germany, describes herself as a creative, open-minded, and optimistic girl who tries to live her best life! Vanessa has been dancing since she was a little girl, and recently joined a Hip-Hop dancing group in her town. She also likes to be creative through writing stories, and describes this hobby as "a magical feeling." She loves the feeling of creating something new and original on her own, which also relates to her love of photography! Vanessa thinks that photography is a great way to be an individual, and make memories last forever. Vanessa hopes to study something related to languages, fashion, or photography in the future. Vanessa's family includes her parents, and an older brother and sister. With her family, she enjoys watching movies, playing sports, and going for nature walks. Vanessa and her friends can often be found having photo shoots, playing sports, dancing or watching movies together. During her exchange year, she would love to join a drama or dancing club, but is mostly looking forward to learning all about her host family's hobbies and interests!

Art Paint/Draw Skiing-Downhill Music-Listen Economics
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Female • 15 • Kazakhstan

Dana from Kazakhstan, who turns 15 this summer, describes herself as optimistic, sensible, and calm! Some activities that she enjoys with her family are skiing, badminton, table tennis, and swimming. Dana's favorite subjects in school are English and Geography. She loves to learn about nature and the Earth. Dana plans on attending a university after high school but is still undecided about a career path. She hopes her time in the United States will help her decide. Dana enjoys traveling and has been to many different countries; she writes that she collects memories from different countries like some people collect stamps or postcards. Some of her hobbies include drawing, photography, and shooting videos. Dana's chores at home include doing dishes and general cleaning. Dana wants to thank you for the opportunity to live with your family!

Geography Paint/Draw Skiing-Downhill English Lang Photography
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Male • 16 • France

"Sports are my passion!" He will play just about anything, including soccer and tennis, but his real passion is handball. Edgar also likes to watch sports, and even has a favorite NBA basketball team, the LA Lakers. Described as very friendly and possessing a strong team spirit, Edgar is eager and willing to try some new things, too! With a busy school and sports schedule, Edgar does not have much free time. On the weekends, he enjoys playing sports with his friends, playing video games, and spending time outdoors. His family leads an active lifestyle, and Edgar has a close relationship with his parents and older sister. Edgar is excited to learn a new culture during his exchange year, and thanks your family for opening your home to him!

Business Watching Sports Music-Listen History Computer Games
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Female • 17 • Finland

Aino, a 17-year-old girl from Finland, describes herself as social and outgoing! Her mantra is to live a happy life and live in the moment. In the future, she wants to have a job that she enjoys and can be proud of. Aino has pursued Aesthetic group gymnastics for 7 years, and she coaches young students also. She has always been fascinated by the American culture and high school life, so she decided to pursue an exchange year to the USA. Aino and her family spend time together during meals, holidays, and enjoy meeting with extended family members. Aino loves to be around people! One of her other interests include taking photographs to preserve memories. Aino is thankful to her future host family for opening their home and heart to her, and she is also grateful to her natural family for being understanding, supportive, and providing the opportunity for an exchange year. She is ready to be your loving daughter!

Psychology Photography English Lang Cooking/Baking Movies
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Male • 15 • Germany

Self-described as someone you can count on, Hugo (15) from Germany is a boy who loves sports! He has played team sports for a long time, including field hockey and soccer. Hugo is excited about the idea of trying new sports during his exchange year including American football, but can't wait to see what your family is involved in. Aside from sports, Hugo enjoys diving into a great book, spending time with friends playing Playstation, and listening to music. Hugo also takes guitar lessons. He lives with his mom, dad, and younger brother. His father owns a bakery and cooks for the family. His mother is a hairdresser. Hugo is used to doing chores around the home and keeping his room tidy. The family enjoys spending time together, and like to go bowling and talk about their days. To Hugo, the most important part of his exchange year will be doing his best to be a good member of your family!

Watching Sports Music-Listen Computer Games Soccer Guitar
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Male • 15 • Spain

Alvaro (15) from Spain is a family-oriented boy who loves music and sports! Alvaro enjoys playing soccer on his school's team, and likes going with his dad to attend matches of Real Madrid, their favorite team. Alvaro describes his family's lifestyle as active as they are often organizing meals, little trips or fun activities with extended family, which includes grandparents and lots of cousins. On Friday evenings, he likes to meet up with his friends to go for a walk, play sports or video games. At school, he is described as eager to learn as well as encouraging and supportive of his fellow students. During his exchange year, Alvaro is looking forward to learning new customs and gaining wisdom from his new friends and host family in the USA. He believes that the lifelong connections made during his exchange year will help him to "move forward in an increasingly globalized world." Alvaro promises to become a helpful, new member of your family as you navigate through this exciting adventure together!

Biology Watching Sports Soccer Music-Listen Chemistry
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