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This blog is to inform everybody about the situation of young exchange students from all over the world in Canada. For those who never heard anything about an exchange year. An exchange year is for students in the age between 16 and 18 where they can leave their natural home and country and go abroad. There they have to go to school and find a new Day in their hostfamilies. You don't need to be a special type of person or nationality to go abroad you just have to like the experience. For a lot of exchange students the most important point for going abroad is to learn another language but also the independece and the adventure is important for most. It's also popular for the exchange students who want to prepare themselves for the university at home or perhaps in their hostcountry. There are a lot of different reasons to go abroad. When you decide to go on a exchange year you have to two opportunities. The first one you can organize everything by yourself and the second one is to find an organisation. thats the most popular. The organisation is responsible for finding a hostfamily and a school for you and most times also to book your flight and plan your trip from your homecountry to your hostfamily. In preparation for exchange year and during he year itself you get to know a lot of differences between the homecountry and the hostcountry. Thats why there will be always new facts, new feelings, new concerns and new problems. Of course there is a lot to say about finding hostfamilys, worries of exchangestudents, experience of former students and what to do when you feel homesick.
So enjoy the year full of adventure and discovery!