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Experiences

Ayusa loves when our exchange students and host families share their experiences! Here are some first-hand stories from around the country.

If you would like to submit a story, you can email us at stories@ayusa.org!

Ayusa Star Students from Around the World Tell their Stories

Meet Claudia, Rilo, Alaa, Gonzalo, Maurus and Ryuta

Shy girl blossoms, shares Nigerian music and dance with her new community

Asumana from Nigeria - Star Student of the Month, May 2013

"We Treat You Like Our Daughter"

Host Family of the Month, May 2013

President's Award Winner 2013

Congratulations to Senior Regional Director Traci Clary!

Francesca's Dancing Like No One's Watching

Host Family of the Month, April 2013

A young woman dives in to everything America has to offer

Annika from Germany - Star Student of the Month, April 2013 

"I have never been homesick!"

Nayab from Pakistan Shares Her Gratitude and Accomplishments 

Our German Daughter Has Opened the Whole Family to a World of Possibilities

Saskia from Germany - Star Student of the Month, March 2013

A City Boy Moves to Suburbia to Find His New Home

Alex from Taiwan - Star Student of the Month, February 2013 

The joys of bringing a fellow artist and thoughtful person to our home

Yixuan from China - Star Student of the Month, January 2013 

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