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  • Emilie Nysted from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15281

    Hello! I am Emilie from Norway. I will be entering 12th grade and have a B academic average. I scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Protestant and willing to attend church weekly. I have two dogs who I love very much. In my spare time I exercise and hang out with friends and family. I love soccer and am the goalkeeper and also enjoy hanging out at the movies with my friends. When I'm not with friends, I enjoy reading. I have always dreamed of living in America. I am super excited for a year full of new experiences! I enjoy debating, going to movies, gymnastics, soccer, swimming, tennis, and volleyball.

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  • Arisara from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15175

    Hi my name is Arisara and I'm a girl from Thailand. My nickname is Bow. I'm entering the 11th grade and my Academic average is B+. I've had 10 years of English. I'm Buddhist and am willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy camping, computers, cooking, drama, going to movies, photography, popular music, and singing. I live with my parents, baby brother and Grandmother. I help take care of my brother and sometimes help doing activities in a Kindergarten class. I want to be a Marketing Specialist and love art and drawing. I want to meet new friends and develop English language. I want to learn about American culture and share my Thai culture. Looking forward to meeting you. (15175)

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  • Chalermrat from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15279

    Hello! My name is Chalermrat and I am from Thailand. You can call me Tien. I'm excited to enter 11th grade in America. I am an A student with 10 years of English. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include ballet, classical music, drawing, going to movies and painting. I enjoy playing badminton with my mother and friends and I am a member of my school's Thai Instruments Club. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during the year.

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  • Mooktapa from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15162

    Hello! I am Mocky from Thailand. I will be in the 11th grade when I study in the USA. My academic average is an A, I have taken English lessons for 13 years. I am Buddhist, but I am willing to attend your church weekly. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, board/card games, camping, classical music, computers, drawing, going to movies, reading, swimming, and visiting museums. I consider myself easy to get along with. I think I will adapt easily to a new environment and will follow the rules. I can do most things by myself, and I will try to help you with anything that I can. I promise to not cause any trouble for you. Although we don't know each other yet, I am looking forward to living with you and have a great time making memories, and you becoming my "American" family forever!

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  • Anna Jinyan from DENMARK
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15262

    Hi my name is Anna and I live in Denmark. I was born in Sweden but I live in Denmark. I'm entering grade 11 and my Academic average is B+. I've had 7 years of English. I'm Lutheran and willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy attending sporting events, camping, cooking, debating, drama, going to movies, photography, reading, running, skiing - snow, skiing - water, swimming, and volunteerism. I love animals but don't have any pets right now. I want to become a nurse after high school. I volunteer in a Kindergarten helping there. I live with my parents and younger brother. We are a close family and enjoy doing things together. I like music and play the guitar. I'm excited to come to the US to learn about American life and I also want to share about my culture. (15262)

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  • Juanyi from CHINA
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15205

    Hello, my name is Juanyi and I'm from China. I am entering grade 11 and have an A academic average with 10 years of English. I scored 8 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I like reading because I feel very cozy when I surf a sea of books. I also like to play piano and have played from a very young age. I also like to climb and hike with my family. I enjoy classical music, drawing, going to movies, ice skating, painting, popular music, reading, and singing. I can't wait to meet my American host family and to begin experiencing life as an American teenager. I am very excited to have this opportunity to make lifelong friends and learn more about your wonderful country.

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  • Sophie Emilie from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15286

    Hello! My name is Sophie and I am from Denmark. I'm excited about entering 11th grade in America. I am a B student with 8 years of English. I have also studied German for 4 years and French for 6 months. I scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Christian and am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include attending sporting events, playing board/card games, going to movies, listening to popular music and rollerblading. I love going to cafes and shopping and being with my family and friends. I also enjoy all kinds of sports, as it is one of my big interests. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Ana from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15316

    Hello! My name is Ana and I am from Spain. Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 5 years of English and my SLEP score is 230. I also speak French and I am Catholic and willing to attend church weekly and holidays with my host family. I live with my parents and my brother in a small city in Spain, we live next to the beach. In my spare time I like spending time with my friends and family. I like dancing, going to soccer games, riding horses and just chilling out. My friends would describe me as an open minded, friendly, trustful, helpful and spontaneous person. I have always loved animal, since I was a little girl. When I finish school I want to go to college to be a lawyer or a business woman.

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  • Stine from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15293

    Hello, I'm from Norway and my name is Stine. I'll be in grade 12 for my exchange year. I have an A academic average with 8 years of English, 3 years German and 1 year French. I scored 8 of 10 in my English Oral Interview. My family is non-religious, but I'm willing to attend weekly with my host family. I enjoy attending sporting events, cooking, going to movies, ice hockey, ice skating, popular music, running, water skiing , soccer, bandy, and volleyball. I plan to go to the university after high school, although I haven't selected my career choice yet. I'm eager to try American sports, too. I like most sports, both for their physical and social aspects. I'm excited for this chance to experience first-hand your lifestyle, culture, schools, and customs. This has been my dream.

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  • Kanyanut from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15235

    Hello! My name is Kanyanut and I am from Thailand. I'm excited about starting 11th grade in America. I am an A student and I have 9 years of English. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many things I enjoy. They include archery, horseback riding, ice skating, modern dance and volunteering. I play the piano and the clarinet and my favorite subjects in school are biology, math and English. I'm in the Internet club and it's very fun and exciting because we have to work with many other schools. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Nutnicha from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15226

    Hi my name is Nutnicha and my nickname is First. I'm a girl from Thailand. I'm entering the 11st grade for a 10 month program. My Academic average is B+ and I've had 12 years of English. My religion is Buddhist and am willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy bicycling, board/card games, camping, chess, classical music, computers, cooking, crafts, drawing, gardening, hiking, painting, photography, popular music, reading, running, singing, swimming, and visiting museums. I live with my parents and two younger brothers. I love music and play the violin and piano. I volunteer helping feed poor people and dogs. I love to cook and my dream is to be a chef and own my own restaurant. Thanks you for giving my this opportunity. I look forward to meeting you. (15226)

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  • Camilla from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15198

    Hello! My name is Camilla and I am from Denmark. I am entering the 11th grade and have an Academic average of a B+. Ive had 6 years of English. I'm a Christian and am willing to attend weekly and monthly with my host family. I speak German and play the piano. I live with my parents and older brother. In my spare time I dance and I have danced for 7 years and I absolutely love it. I've made so many great friends and spend a lot of time together during practice and competitions. I have also tried gymnastics,handball and tennis. I chose America because I have always been interested in the culture. I'm looking forward till we get to know each other and have a great year. I enjoy attending sporting events, bicycling, cooking, going to movies, photography, and popular music. (15198)

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  • Maria Svendsen from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15314

    My name is Maria and I am from Norway. Iím entering the 12th grade and I have an Academic average of an A-. Iíve had 10 years of English. I am Evangelical Lutheran and willing to attend church weekly and holidays with my host family. I am a positive, kind, independent and organized girl. I like to watch movies, computer, shopping, and hanging out with friends. I like helping people and I love animals, but I can be quirky at times. I hope to build a strong relationship with my host family and be left with great memories for the rest of my life I enjoy aerobics, archery, bicycling, board/card games, camping, chess, computers, cooking, crafts, drama, going to movies, gymnastics, horseback riding, ice skating, modern dance, painting, photography, popular music, reading, and running.

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  • Frederikke from DENMARK
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15178

    Hi my name is Frederikke and I'm a girl from Denmark. I'm entering 11th grade and have an Academic average of B+ and had 6 years of English. I'm a Christian and am willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy cooking, going to movies, popular music, reading, skiing - snow, soccer, and volleyball. I also enjoy exercising with my Mother. I live on a farm and love animals and want to work with animals helping them to be treated well. I have a dog (lab) and 2 cats. I have been to the US for two weeks and want to go back to learn more about American and share my Danish culture too. I hope you are as excited to meet me as I am to meet you. (15178)

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  • Rungratcha from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15170

    Hello! Please call me Rung. I am from Thailand. I will be entering 12th grade and have a B+ academic average. I received a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist willing to attend church weekly. I live with my father and mother and have no siblings. I love to travel and study English, Biology and Chemistry. I am also a youth counselor dedicated to helping others. I enjoy aerobics, ballroom dancing, basketball, board/card games, camping, computers, cooking, going to movies, ice skating, modern dance, popular music, reading, singing, swimming, visiting museums, volleyball, and volunteerism. I will respect your rules and always be polite. I love to laugh and enjoy a good time and I hope we can create many memories together.

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  • Johanne Bjoerndal from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15238

    Hello! My name is Johanne and I am from Norway. I'm excited to be entering 12th grade in America. I am an A student with 9 years of English and I scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Protestant but I would be willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include aerobics, modern dance, photography, snow-skiing and making videos. I am very creative and enjoy creating things, especially videos. I also love to travel and meet new people. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Mette Marie Paaske from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15303

    Hi, my name is Mette. I'm from Denmark and will be in grade 11 when I come to the US this fall. I have a B+ Academic Average with 6 years of English and 3 years of German. I scored 7 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Christian and am willing to attend services weekly. There are many activities I enjoy, but my favorites are: aerobics, horseback riding, popular music, running, singing, and playing the piano. I like animals and would like to be a vet and live on a big farm with a lot of animals. I am so grateful to my host family. I hope they will become my bonus family and we'll bond and build a lifelong relationship. I know they will help me experience America's culture and traditions through my stay. I can't wait to experience American school spirit and your unique holidays.

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  • Pitchayapa from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15187

    Hello! I am Pitchayapa from Thailand, please call me I-Tim. I am 16 years old and entering the 12th grade. I have a B+ Academic Average and am Buddhist willing to attend church weekly. I have 5 people in my family, including my grandmother. My favorite school subjects are computers, art, biology and social studies. I like to spend my free time with my friends and joke around and read and listen to music. My favorite activities are drawing and camping. I love adventure and to travel to other places. I want to be a Diplomat and hope to improve my English skills while in America. I enjoy bicycling, camping, cooking, drawing, gardening, going to movies, hiking, reading, singing, and visiting museums.

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  • Julie from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15196

    Hello! I am Julie from Denmark. I will be entering the 11th grade and have a B academic average. I scored a 6 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Christian and willing to attend church weekly. I love when it's sunny, the beach and everything about summer. I also live near a big city and I love to so shopping. I consider myself a 'girly' girl and love makeup, fashion and painting nails. I have two rabbits as pets, but I've always loved dogs. When I'm with my family we watch movies, play board games and do activities such as ice skating. I enjoy attending sporting events, board/card games, camping, cooking, going to movies, horseback riding, ice skating, photography, popular music, roller blades, running, sailing, soccer, and tennis.

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  • Sarah Olsen from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15304

    Hello, my name is Sarah, and I'm from Denmark. I'll be in grade 11 when I come to America for my exchange year. I'm a B+ student with 7 years of English (plus 3 of German), and I received 9 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Christian and am willing to attend services weekly with my host family. Some activities I enjoy are attending sporting events, cooking, going to movies, popular music, singing, snow skiing, and handball. I like languages and want to see if I can three languages on A levels after high school. I am considering a career as a language officer in the army or as a policewoman. I'm excited about coming to your country and living as part of an American family. I hope to bond with my hosts and make lifelong friendships while I learn about your culture and traditions.

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  • Emma from GERMANY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15119

    Hello my name is Emma, I am 16 years old and I am from Germany. Iím Entering the 11th grade and have a B average grade, Iíve had 8 years of English and my SLEP score is 251. I also speak two other languages, French and Spanish. Iím Catholic and willing to attend church monthly and on Holidays with my host family. I enjoy American football, attending sports events, modern dance, music and reading. One of my hobbies is dancing. I am dancing in two groups, my friends and I are preparing our dance ads for events in January, we call it Fashing and itís like a carnival. I also dance in an oriental group. I play the French horn in my school band. In my spare time I work in a a little restaurant to supplement my allowance. I am excited to meet my host family.

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  • Pornnapat from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15168

    Hi my name is Pornnapat but my nickname is Ploy. I'm a girl from Thailand. I'm entering 11th grade and have an Academic average of B+. I've had 11 years of English and my SLEP score is 223. I'm Buddhist and am willing to attend church with my host family weekly. I enjoy camping, computers, cooking, going to movies, modern dance, photography, singing, and visiting museums. I live with my Mother and two older sisters. I love animals and have a dog named Little. I play the xylophone and guitar. I volunteer teaching children to read and work with cleaning trash in my community. I want to be an airline hostess and travel around the world. I want to learn about American culture and improve my English and share my Thai culture with you. I hope to become a part of your family. (15168)

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  • Chayakarn from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15227

    Hi my name is Chayakarn but my nickname is Gas. I'm a girl from Thailand entering the 12th grade for the 10 month program. My Academic average is B+ and I've had 13 years of English. I'm Buddhist and willing to attend Church monthly with my host family. I enjoy chess, classical music, cooking, drawing, going to movies, painting, reading, and visiting museums. I live with my parents and younger brother. I love music and play guitar, trombone in the school band and the piano. I like to do things with my friends and help my Father working in our garden. I want to become a Doctor after high school. I hope we will be known soon. (15227)

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  • Linnea Maria Josefin from SWEDEN
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15278

    Hi my name is Linnea and I'm a girl from Sweden. I'm entering the 10th grade for the 10 month program. I have an Academic average of A- and have had 9 years of English. I'm Protestant and willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy ballet, camping, crafts, gymnastics, modern dance, photography, popular music, skiing - snow, and snowboarding. I live with my parents and younger brother and our cat. I love doing activities and traveling with my family. I take dance classes and am a gymnastic trainer for young girls. I don't know what I want to do for my future but I do want to continue my education. I want to learn as much as possible about American life and improve my English. I look forward to meeting you. (15278)

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  • Tiffany from AUSTRALIA
    Age: 14 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15148

    Hello! I'm Tiffany I am excited to experience the American education system for my 10th grade. I am a B+ student with 6 years of English and scored 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I do not have a religion but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include camping, piano, drawing, photography, popular music, reading, singing, and visiting museums. I enjoy spending time with my family by watching t.v., shopping, and traveling together.

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  • Thanyawan from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15228

    Hi my name is Thanyawan but my nickname is TAT. I'm a girl from Thailand. I'm entering the 11th grade for the 10 month program. My Academic average is B+ and I've had 10 years of English. I'm Buddhist and willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I like aerobics, ballet, bicycling, board/card games, camping, chess, computers, cooking, drawing, going to movies, golf, horseback riding, ice skating, painting, photography, popular music, reading, roller blades, running, skiing - snow, swimming, tap dance, visiting museums, and volleyball. I attend a boarding school during the week and go home on the weekends. I want to become a Doctor after school and I play the piano. I volunteer giving out food to mentally disabled children. I look forward to seeing you and making memories.(15228)

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  • Christina from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15177

    Hello! From Denmark, my name is Christina. I will be entering the 11th grade in the USA, and I have a B+ average. I have only studied English for 7 years, however I scored a 10 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am willing to attend church weekly. I enjoy going to movies, ice skating, photography, popular music, roller blades, running, and skiing - snow, I like camping. Every year we meet our family in Sweden and go camping, sleeping in tents, and canoeing. My whole family also enjoys motocross, sometimes on the weekend we will go do motocross. I play handball with my best friends, we are a team. Sometimes on the weekends we play against other teams. I want to go to the USA, because it is such an fascinating country and I want to have an American experience I will remember!

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  • Isabella Emilie from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15269

    Hello! I'm Isabella, and I am from Denmark. I'm excited about coming to America for my 11th grade. I am a B+ student with 7 years of English and scored 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied French 3 years. I am a Christian but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. I enjoy attending sporting events, baseball, basketball, bicycling, camping, cooking, drawing, going to movies, horseback riding, ice skating, photography, popular music, reading, roller blades, running, skateboarding, skiing - snow, snowboarding, and swimming. I have played the guitar foe one year now and enjoy working out with my friends at the gym. When I was younger my biggest passion was baking but I also like cooking dinner.

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  • Thitirat from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15208

    Hello, my name is Thitirat and my nickname is Toey. Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 12 years of English and my SLEP score is 223. I am Buddhist and am willing to attend church weekly with my host family and participate in church activities. I have a big family of eight, we also have a fish and bird. I also play the guitar and learning to speak Chinese. My family operates a wholesale business which I will inherit someday. When I have free time I go to the office to survey how the business is ran. I look forward to meeting my host family and learning more about America. I enjoy board/card games, camping, cooking, going to movies, photography, reading, scouts, swimming, visiting museums, and volunteerism.

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  • Pakjira from THAILAND
    Age: 14 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15147

    Hi my name is Pakjira and I am from Thailand. My nickname is Ant. I am entering the 10th grade and have and academic average of a B+ I had 9 years of English and my SLEP score is 55. I play these musical instruments, Ukulele and Violin. I am Buddhist and willing to attend weekly and Holidays with my host family. My interest are Bicycling, Cooking, Camping, Photography and visiting museums. I live with my parents and oldest sister, and we like to go to many places, example: the sea, zoo, and shopping. I also like to make new friends from different countries. When I have free time I like to cook,it helps me relax. I also like to listen to music. When I finish school I would like to go to an engineer school and study aboard to improve my English. Thank You for your kindness.

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  • Phichaya from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15192

    Hello! I'm Phichaya, and I am from Thailand. I'm excited about coming to America for my 12th grade. I am a B+ student with 5 years of English and scored 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. I enjoy bicycling, camping, computers, cooking, debating, photography, popular music, reading, and singing. I have been playing the Ukulele for a year and enjoy singing along as I play. I consider myself on the shy side but with friends and family I open up with a funny and cheerful personality. I am a single child and live with my mother because my dad passed away when I was little. I love meeting new people from different cultures and exchange ideas. I would like to study International Relations in college.

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  • Maria Fabiana from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15267

    Hi my name is Maria. I'm a girl and was born in Colombia and my parents adopted me as a baby and we live in Norway. I'm entering 12th grade for the 10 month program. My Academic average is B and I've had 9 years of English. I'm a Christian and willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy American football, basketball, horseback riding, soccer, and volleyball. I live with my parents and younger brother. I love animals and pets although I don't have any pets right now. If you have them great. I want to become a fashion designer. I've volunteered at a kindergarten and a pet store. Thank you for considering me as a potential exchange student. (15267)

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  • Kristine Rigmor Agergaard from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15207

    Hello! I am Kristine from Denmark. I will be entering the 11th grade and have a B- academic average. I received an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Protestant and willing to attend church weekly. I have a big family with 4 siblings. We are very fond of pets and have a dog named Molly. I'm a cheerful, funny, honest and attentive person. In my family we focus on eating healthy foods which include vegetables and fruit, but also all kind of meat. My health is important to me. I like to have a big family and friends around me. It feels safe and life-affirming being surrounded with people that are close to me. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, computers, going to movies, gymnastics, photography, popular music, skiing - snow, skiing - water, snowboarding, soccer, and swimming.

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  • Astrid from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15292

    Hello, my name is Astrid, and I'm from Norway. I'll be in grade 12 when I come for my exchange year. I have an A- academic average and studied English 11 years and French for 4 years. My English Oral Interview score is 8 of 10. I am a Protestant and am willing to attend weekly services. Aerobics, sporting events, bicycling, cooking, movies, reading, running, sailing, snow and water skiing, soccer, swimming, and volleyball are all things I enjoy. I also like to exercise - especially doing yoga - travel, and play the piano. I've also been a part of a local scout group, and for 3 years have been a scout leader for 7 younger girls. I'm so grateful for this chance to come to America. I look forward to learning more about your everyday life, your culture and traditions. I can't wait to begin.

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  • Paula from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15285

    Hello! My name is Paula and I am from Spain. I'm excited about starting 11th grade in America. I am a B+ student with 10 years of English. I have also studied French for 1 year. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have no religious affiliation but I am willing to attend my host family's church once a month. There are many activities I enjoy. They include debating, martial arts, scouts, soccer and playing music. When I was 6 years old I started playing the double bass and played it for 4 years. I have been playing the electric bass now for 4 years and I have a particular fondness for it. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Sofie Kathrine from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15291

    Hello, I'm Sofie from Norway. I'll be in grade 11 when I come to the US. I'm an A student and studied English 9 year. I've also taken Spanish 3 years. I like English and received 8 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I'm a Protestant and am willing to attend weekly services with my host family. I like to play handball, volleyball, and board/card games, cook, attend sports events, go to movies, hike, read, snow and water ski, swim, travel, and volunteer, and I've worked as a handball referee, too. I'd very much like to try volleyball or soccer while I am there or maybe another American sport I haven't heard of yet. I very much look forward to spending a year in the US, especially to experience your everyday life, get to know my host family, and make friends in another part of the world.

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  • Supichaya from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15232

    Hello! I'm Supichaya, and I am from Thailand. I'm excited about coming to America for my 11th grade. I am a B+ student with 9 years of English and scored 7 out of 19 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. I enjoy ballet, cooking, drama, drawing, fishing, going to movies, photography, popular music, singing, snowboarding, tap dance, and tennis. I have a dog as a pet and I play the piano. I want to be a lawyer after I graduate from high school. My nickname is "Asia", and I love school activities. I headed a fundraiser that drew 1700 people and we raised money.

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  • Kraang Emma Linnea from SWEDEN
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15271

    Hello! My name is Emma and I am from Sweden. I'm excited about starting 12th grade in America. I am an A- student with 8 years of English. I scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied German for 4 years. I am Christian and am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include horseback riding, ice hockey, listening to popular music, reading, singing and swimming. I love everything that has to do with sports. Also, I am in a choir. A show choir actually. We do two shows per year with various songs and dances. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Natinee from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15151

    My name is Natinee, but you can call me Yodram. I'm from Thailand and am entering 10th grade, my academic average is A-. I've had 5 years of English and scored 6 of 10 on the English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist and willing to attend services on holiday with my host family. I enjoy archery, baseball, basketball, bicycling, camping, computers, cooking, going to movies, gymnastics, horseback riding, popular music, roller blades, running, skiing - snow, skiing - water, soccer, swimming, and volleyball. I can't wait to come to America and meet my new family and begin experiencing first-hand your culture, traditions, customs, food, and also see the differences between our countries. It will be an amazing year filled with learning and friendship.

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  • Pheeraya from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15274

    Hello! I am Pheeraya from Thailand, but please call me Pearl. I will be entering the 11th grade and have a B+ academic average. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist willing to attend church weekly. At home, I enjoy spending Saturday nights with my family watching movies. I love to cook very much. My favorite foods are Japanese and any food with pumpkin. I have three dogs and love to play with them. In America, I want to learn different things and go to different places and meet new people. I enjoy attending sporting events, bicycling, board/card games, camping, cooking, crafts, drama, drawing, gardening, going to movies, golf, painting, popular music, singing, visiting museums, and volunteerism. (15274)

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  • Malin from GERMANY
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15311

    Hello! My name is Malin, but I go by my middle name, Sophie. I am from Germany and will be in grade 11 when I come to America for my exchange year. I have an academic average of B+ and have studied English for 6 years, earning 9 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Protestant Christian and am willing to attend church with my hosts monthly. I enjoy aerobics, attending sporting events, bicycling, board/card games, camping, church activities, cooking, going to movies, hiking, modern dance, photography, popular music, reading, sailing, scouts, swimming, visiting museums, volunteerism and writing. I'm looking forward to getting to know my host family and the customs and traditions in your American culture. I hope to make some lifelong friends and to share some of my heritage with you.

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  • Almut Anneliese Guda from GERMANY
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15221

    Hi! My name is Almut, Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 6 years of English and I also speak Spanish and Latin. I am Roman Catholic and am willing to attend church weekly with my host family I live in West Germany and my family consist of 6 people plus my grandfather. I go to ballet classes once week and I dance hip hop which I like very much. I also play the flute, took part in a youth contest in a quartet and I sing in a choir in church. I often meet friends in my spare time, we go to the movies or the mall or just hang around. I spent three week in Malaga Spain, there I attended Spanish classes and the rest of the day spent sightseeing. I enjoy ballet, church activities, drawing, popular music, and singing. (15221)

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  • Lidia from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15310

    Hello, my name is Lidia and I am from Spain. I will be in 11th grade when I come to America for my exchange year, and I am so excited about it. I have a B+ grade average, have studied English 13 years, and earned 9 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I also have studies Galician for 6 years and French for 3 years. I am a Catholic and am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. My favorite pastimes are movies, gymnastics, popular music, reading, and writing. I love photography and take pictures of my friends and travels. I took guitar lessons and also gymnastics when I was younger. Now, I play basketball but would like to do track when I'm in the US. I'm excited to meet you and begin living American family life. I know this will be a wonderful year and can't wait to begin.

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  • Jessica Karoliina from FINLAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15188

    HI! My name is Jessica and I am from Finland. Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 6 years of English. I am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I am open minded, social, reliable and ready to try new things. My favorite subjects are math, English, history and art. I my spare time I like to hang out with my friends, go to gigs and paint or draw. Iím really into art and I hope to go to college someday. I also speak Finnish and Swedish. I live with my mother, big sister, we also have a cat and dog.I am looking forward to meeting my host family and my experience in America. I enjoy cooking, drawing, going to movies, painting, photography, reading, singing, soccer, and visiting museums. (15188)

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  • Duanwei from CHINA
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15179

    Hi I'm Duanwei a girl from China. I'm entering 11th grade and have an Academic average of A. I am the number one student in my class. I've had 10 years of English and my SLEP score is 53. I don't attend Church but am willing to attend weekly with my host family. I enjoy drama, going to movies, modern dance, popular music, singing, tap dance and most of all reading. I volunteer to help in our school library. I want to become a Doctor after High School. I want to volunteer to help poor people medically. I visited the US last July to study for one month and loved the American culture and want to learn more about the US. I look forward to meeting you. Thank you for your consideration. (15179)

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  • Marika from FINLAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15189

    Hello! My name is Marika and I am from Finland. I am entering the 11th grade this school year. I am an A student with 8 years of English. I also speak French. I am Evangelical Lutheran and I am willing to attend on holidays with my host family. I have a little brother, we do all kinds of things, for example going to the movie and swimming. I like to cook and bake, but I especially enjoy cooking. I also like photography, listening to music and watching T.V. shows. My favorite subjects are English, PE and health education. My dream career is to be a sports physician. Thank You for hosting me and I hope to hear from you soon. I enjoy baseball, basketball, cooking, going to movies, photography, popular music, skiing - snow, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, and volleyball. (15189)

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  • Kanogkarn from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15236

    Hello! My name is Kanogkarn and I am from Thailand. You may call me Bow. I'm excited to start 12th grade in America. I am an A- student with 12 years of English. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist but I am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include archery, basketball, camping, going to movies and martial arts. I also enjoy playing the ukulele and my dad thinks I play beautifully. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Svenja from GERMANY
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15059

    Hello! I am Svenja from Germany. I will be in grade 10 when I come to America for my exchange year. I am a B student with 7 years of English and scored 7 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I've also studied Spanish for 4 years. I am a Protestant and am willing to attend monthly services with my host family. I enjoy board/card games, going to movies, horseback riding, ice skating, photography, popular music, singing, snow skiing, badminton, and swimming. My career goal is to become a pediatrician someday. I'm very excited about coming to your country, become part of your family and experience firsthand a typical American life. I hope we have an amazing year together and will form a lifetime bond. I also hope to learn more about your wonderful country and make many new friends.

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  • Julia Elin Sofia from SWEDEN
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15287

    Hello! My name is Julia and I am from Norway. I'm excited about starting my 12th grade year in America. I am an A student with 10 years of English. I have also studied 3 years of French. I scored a 10 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Protestant and am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include gymnastics, photography, snow-skiing, cheerleading and traveling. I am a flyer for my local all star cheer team and I have been taking photos for about 2.5 years--mainly portraits of friends and self-portraits. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Claudia from SPAIN
    Age: 14 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15158

    Hello! My name is Claudia, and I am from Spain. I will be joining my host family for my sophomore academic year. I have taken 11 years of English and I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Catholic, but I am willing to join you at church weekly. My dream is to study in the USA and I am getting closer to realizing that dream every day, thanks to you!!! I enjoy all sports, but I have been in synchronized swimming for 5 years, I also enjoy aerobics, archery, ballroom dancing, baseball, cooking, crafts, debating, drama, drawing, gardening, going to movies, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, ice skating, modern dance, painting, photography, popular music, roller blades, running, singing, skateboarding, skiing - snow, skiing - water, soccer, tap dance, tennis, and volleyball.

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  • Milla from FINLAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15270

    Hello! I am Milla from Finland. I am entering 11th grade, have a B+ academic average and scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Evangelical Lutheran and willing to attend church monthly. My favorite subjects are PE, English and mathematics. In my freetime I do homework and cheerleading. I am captain of my cheerleading team. I also like photography and take pictures of friends and nature. I'm friendly and can get along with all kinds of people. I look forward to teaching my host family about Finland and hope to stay in touch beyond my host year. I enjoy attending sporting events, camping, cooking, going to movies, hiking, photography, running, and snowboarding.

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  • Ann Karina from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15220

    Hello! Iím Ann, and I am from Denmark. I have been dreaming to come to America for my 11th grade for many years. I am a B+ student with 7 years of English and scored a 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied German for 4 years. I am Christian but am willing to attend my host familyís church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include reading, cooking, and crafts, going to movies, hiking, photography, and soccer three times a week. I play the piano and I have been a very active scout for the last 10 years. I live with my parents and little brother, plus my two rabbits as pets. I enjoy being part of a team and have won awards for ďBest Team SpiritĒ. I canít wait to meet you and learn first hand about life in the America, plus make great memories!

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  • Friederike Lisa from GERMANY
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15223

    Hello! Iím Friederike Lisa, and I am from Germany. Iím excited about coming to America for my 10th grade. I am a B+ student with 4 years of English and scored 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied French 5 years. I am Protestant but am willing to attend my host familyís church monthly. I enjoy many activities, such as American football, archery, attending sporting events, basketball, bicycling, cooking, going to movies, hiking, ice skating, popular music, reading, roller blades, skiing - snow, skiing - water, soccer, swimming, and volleyball. Sports are very important and I would like to experience more while in the US. I have rabbits as pets as well.

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  • Teresa from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15298

    Hello! My name is Teresa and I am from Spain. I'm excited to enter 11th grade in America. I am an A- student with 12 years of English and I scored a 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied French for 4 years. I am Catholic but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include cooking, drama, drawing, going to movies and singing. I also enjoy golf, tennis and swimming. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Maria from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15180

    Hello! I'm Maria, and I am from Denmark. I am excited for my 11th grade in America. I am an A- student with 5 years of English and scored 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied German 3 years. I am a Protestant but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include board/card games, cooking, popular music, reading, skiing - snow, swimming, visiting museums, and volleyball. I like to spend time with my friends and watch American TV series and shopping. I like reading books and love being involved in athletics, hopefully I can join a team in my American high school. I also enjoy snorkelling, trekking, have tried surfing, and open to new sports. My families favorite activities are playing games together.

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  • Linnea from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15361

    Hello! I am Linnea from Norway. I'll be in grade 12 for my exchange year. I have a B- average and studied English for 11 years. My English Oral Interview was 8 of 10. I've also studied Spanish for 4 years. My family is non-religious, but I'm willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I enjoy aerobics, going to movies, photography, popular music, running, and singing. I like to play guitar, but I'm not very skilled at it. Cheerleading is a big passion of mine. I'm a three-time national champion and have 4 bronze medals from European championships. My career goal is to be a journalist. I'm excited to meet my new host family and to start living as an America teenager while I go to school, learn your customs and culture, and share about my heritage. Thanks for considering me.

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  • Phunnapa from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15164

    Hi my name is Punnapa and I'm a girl from Thailand. My nickname is Prim. I'm entering 11th grade and have an academic average of B+. I've had 11 years of English and my SLEP score is 223. I'm Buddhist and am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I enjoy camping, drawing, going to movies, painting, photography, singing, and swimming. My father is a businessman and my mother is a housewife. I don't have any brothers or sisters. I want to be a fashion designer and study drawing in school. I like pets but can't have any in my apartment. I also like music and play guitar, piano and ukulele. Thank you in advance for being my host family and having me stay with you. I look forward to meeting all of you. (15164)

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  • Alicia from GERMANY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15282

    Hello! I am Alicia from Germany. I will be entering 11th grade and have a B+ academic average. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Evangelical Lutheran and willing to attend church monthly. I have two rabbits, two budgies, fish and a dog named Blue. I love swimming and play the trombone and do gymnastics. In general, I really enjoy sports. My favorite subjects are Math, Art and German. It is very important to me to improve my English to be better in school and look forward to studying in America. It is important for me to build a good relationship with my host family. One of my goals is to become a policewoman. I am open for anything new! I enjoy drawing, golf, gymnastics, horseback riding, skiing - snow, snowboarding, and swimming.

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  • Alexandra from GERMANY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15199

    Hello! My name is Alexandra and I am 15 years old from Germany. I will be entering 11th grade and have a B+ Academic Average. I received a 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Roman Catholic and willing to attend church monthly. I'm very friendly and polite and consider myself an optimist. I'm very open, so I want to try everything new. I enjoy aerobics, attending sporting events, ballet, computers, cooking, drama, drawing, going to movies, gymnastics, modern dance, painting, photography, popular music, sailing, skiing - snow, snowboarding, and swimming.

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  • Marie Egelund from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15308

    Hello, my name is Marie. I'm from Denmark and am excited to spend grade 11 in America. I'm an A student with 7 yrs of English, earning 9 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I also have 3 years of German. I'm a Christian and willing to attend services weekly with my host family. Some activities I enjoy are: attending sporting events, board/card games, camping, classical and popular music, going to movies, reading, sailing, snow skiing, swimming, and volunteerism. My career goal is to become a lawyer. For a year, I've worked as a cleaner in an animal clinic to earn spending money. Being an exchange student to America has been a dream of mine since grade 7. I can't wait to meet my host family and begin this amazing adventure. Thank you for considering me as your student.

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  • Claudia from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15153

    Entering Grade: 11 Academic Average: A Years of English: 10 English Oral Interview: 8 SLEP: 230 Program Duration: Academic Year Religion: Catholic Willing to attend: Weekly Hello! I am Claudia from Spain. I am very excited to be joining your family for my 11th grade of school. I am an A average student, with 10 years of English, and I received an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Catholic, but I am willing to attend your church with you weekly. I go by Clau, I like this better. I hope that I will have older siblings in my host family. I love pets of all kinds. I enjoy aerobics, attending sporting events, camping, cooking, going to movies, hiking, ice skating, modern dance, photography, reading, and tennis. I can't wait to meet you and become part of your family!

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  • Lucia from SPAIN
    Age: 14 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15299

    Hello! My name is Lucia I am from Spain. Iím entering the 10 grade and I have an Academic average of a A-. Iíve had 9 years of English and my SLEP score is 238. I also speak French and I play the clarinet. I am willing to attend church weekly and on holidays with my host family. I live with my parent and my two other sisters. We live in a big city, but we like nature so we go hiking and touring once in a while. I have been to the USA, France, England, Italy and German. My favorite places are NYC and Berlin. I like to sing and think of becoming a singer, but not now. My favorite sport is riding horses, I like being around them. Iím easy going, loyal, kind hearted and I get along with others. At this time I havenít decided what career to pursue. I like cooking, reading,singing etc.

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  • Puttita from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15234

    Hello! My name is Puttita and I am from Thailand. I'm excited to enter 12th grade in America. I am a B+ student with 10 years of English and I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include cooking, going to movies, ice skating, photography and popular music. I can play the piano and I am learning to play the violin. Music is very important to me and I love going to live concerts. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Apitchaya from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15231

    Hello! I'm Apitchaya, and I am from Thailand. I'm excited about coming to America for my 12th grade. I am a B+ student with 5 years of English and scored 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied Japense for 6 months and Korean for 4 months. I am a Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. There are many activities I like. I enjoy cooking, drawing, gardening, painting, popular music, visiting museums, and volleyball. I also play the guitar and ukulele. I enjoy the outdoors, including hiking, running and various outdoor activities. I hope to attend medical school because I have a strong desire to help those in need and I have always wanted to have a positive impact on the lives of others.

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  • Susanne from GERMANY
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15307

    Hello, my name is Susanne, and I am from Germany. I am excited to spend my 11th grade in America. I am a A- student with 7 years of English, receiving 7 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I've also studied French for 4 years. I am a Protestant and willing to attend church weekly. My interests include going to movies, popular music, reading, roller blades, and singing. Drawing and painting have been my hobby since childhood. In fact, I hope to become a graphic designer one day. I canít wait to meet you and start learning firsthand about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Angel Nicolas from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15254

    Hello! I'm Angel, and I am from Spain. I'm excited about coming to America for my 11th grade. I am a B+ student with 10 years of English and scored 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied French 4 years. I am a Catholic but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. I enjoy attending sporting events, basketball, chess, computers, going to movies, hiking, modern dance, popular music, reading, soccer, and swimming. I also have a brother that is 12 years old.

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  • Jiajie from CHINA
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15134

    Hi, My name is Jiajie and I am from China. I am entering the 11th grade, my Academic Standing grade is an A I have had 9 years of English and my SLEP score is 50. I am willing to attend church monthly with my host family. I live with my parents and I have a happy loving family. We often sit around the table and talk about politics, economics and cultures. I've learned a lot of truth, that I can't learn in books or schools from our discussions. My family often has dinner together, take tours and go to the movies. I enjoy bicycling, camping, classical music, computers, going to movies, photography, running, and visiting museums. I also know how to play the piano and I like math and am good at it. I want to go to university in America and create my own computer games in the future.

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  • Sophie Emilie from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15286

    Hello! My name is Sophie and I am from Denmark. I'm excited about entering 11th grade in America. I am a B student with 8 years of English. I have also studied German for 4 years and French for 6 months. I scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Christian and am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include attending sporting events, playing board/card games, going to movies, listening to popular music and rollerblading. I love going to cafes and shopping and being with my family and friends. I also enjoy all kinds of sports, as it is one of my big interests. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Taechin from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15230

    Hello! I am Taechin from Thailand, but you can call me Tetae. I will be entering 11th grade, have an A academic average and scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist and willing to attend church weekly. I play several kinds of sports, but my favorite sport is basketball because I can exercise every part of my body. I also like to jog. I play guitar and piano, but I love listening to English music because of the various styles. I also like reading books, especially fantasy, so I usually spend a lot of time in the library. My dream and passion is being a doctor. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, computers, crafts, drawing, gardening, painting, popular music, reading, running, swimming, tennis, visiting museums, and volunteerism.

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  • Kanin from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15174

    Hi! My name is Kanin, my nickname is MIX and I am from Thailand. I am entering the 11 grade and I am a A- student with 10 years of English, my SLEP score is 223. I am Buddhist I am willing to attend weekly and on holidays. I live with my parents and sister. We like to watch television, our favorite program is foreign game shows. As a family we have gone to the beach and amusement park for at least 3 days and we enjoy this time together. We also have a puppy and his name is Late, he is cute and funny in many ways. My favorite subject is math, my teacher makes it interesting and I love school. I look forward to meeting my host family soon. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, camping, computers, going to movies, ice skating, popular music, reading, and soccer. (15174)

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  • Almut Anneliese Guda from GERMANY
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15221

    Hi! My name is Almut, Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 6 years of English and I also speak Spanish and Latin. I am Roman Catholic and am willing to attend church weekly with my host family I live in West Germany and my family consist of 6 people plus my grandfather. I go to ballet classes once week and I dance hip hop which I like very much. I also play the flute, took part in a youth contest in a quartet and I sing in a choir in church. I often meet friends in my spare time, we go to the movies or the mall or just hang around. I spent three week in Malaga Spain, there I attended Spanish classes and the rest of the day spent sightseeing. I enjoy ballet, church activities, drawing, popular music, and singing. (15221)

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  • Stine from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15293

    Hello, I'm from Norway and my name is Stine. I'll be in grade 12 for my exchange year. I have an A academic average with 8 years of English, 3 years German and 1 year French. I scored 8 of 10 in my English Oral Interview. My family is non-religious, but I'm willing to attend weekly with my host family. I enjoy attending sporting events, cooking, going to movies, ice hockey, ice skating, popular music, running, water skiing , soccer, bandy, and volleyball. I plan to go to the university after high school, although I haven't selected my career choice yet. I'm eager to try American sports, too. I like most sports, both for their physical and social aspects. I'm excited for this chance to experience first-hand your lifestyle, culture, schools, and customs. This has been my dream.

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  • Lucia from SPAIN
    Age: 14 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15299

    Hello! My name is Lucia I am from Spain. Iím entering the 10 grade and I have an Academic average of a A-. Iíve had 9 years of English and my SLEP score is 238. I also speak French and I play the clarinet. I am willing to attend church weekly and on holidays with my host family. I live with my parent and my two other sisters. We live in a big city, but we like nature so we go hiking and touring once in a while. I have been to the USA, France, England, Italy and German. My favorite places are NYC and Berlin. I like to sing and think of becoming a singer, but not now. My favorite sport is riding horses, I like being around them. Iím easy going, loyal, kind hearted and I get along with others. At this time I havenít decided what career to pursue. I like cooking, reading,singing etc.

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  • Svenja from GERMANY
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15059

    Hello! I am Svenja from Germany. I will be in grade 10 when I come to America for my exchange year. I am a B student with 7 years of English and scored 7 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I've also studied Spanish for 4 years. I am a Protestant and am willing to attend monthly services with my host family. I enjoy board/card games, going to movies, horseback riding, ice skating, photography, popular music, singing, snow skiing, badminton, and swimming. My career goal is to become a pediatrician someday. I'm very excited about coming to your country, become part of your family and experience firsthand a typical American life. I hope we have an amazing year together and will form a lifetime bond. I also hope to learn more about your wonderful country and make many new friends.

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  • Jong Kun from SOUTH KOREA
    Age: 14 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15242

    Hello! I am Jong Kun from South Korea. I have B academic average and scored a 6 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am willing to attend church weekly. I like to play soccer and watch sports games with my friends. I love many sports, so I want to learn popular American sports. I like animals and have fish at home. I believe attending this exchange student program is one of the best choices in my life. I will do my best to make great memories and learn about American culture. I enjoy American football, attending sporting events, bicycling, chess, going to movies, gymnastics, hiking, photography, popular music, running, soccer, and volunteerism.

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  • Alexandra from GERMANY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15199

    Hello! My name is Alexandra and I am 15 years old from Germany. I will be entering 11th grade and have a B+ Academic Average. I received a 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Roman Catholic and willing to attend church monthly. I'm very friendly and polite and consider myself an optimist. I'm very open, so I want to try everything new. I enjoy aerobics, attending sporting events, ballet, computers, cooking, drama, drawing, going to movies, gymnastics, modern dance, painting, photography, popular music, sailing, skiing - snow, snowboarding, and swimming.

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  • Thanyawan from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15228

    Hi my name is Thanyawan but my nickname is TAT. I'm a girl from Thailand. I'm entering the 11th grade for the 10 month program. My Academic average is B+ and I've had 10 years of English. I'm Buddhist and willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I like aerobics, ballet, bicycling, board/card games, camping, chess, computers, cooking, drawing, going to movies, golf, horseback riding, ice skating, painting, photography, popular music, reading, roller blades, running, skiing - snow, swimming, tap dance, visiting museums, and volleyball. I attend a boarding school during the week and go home on the weekends. I want to become a Doctor after school and I play the piano. I volunteer giving out food to mentally disabled children. I look forward to seeing you and making memories.(15228)

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  • Pornnapat from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15168

    Hi my name is Pornnapat but my nickname is Ploy. I'm a girl from Thailand. I'm entering 11th grade and have an Academic average of B+. I've had 11 years of English and my SLEP score is 223. I'm Buddhist and am willing to attend church with my host family weekly. I enjoy camping, computers, cooking, going to movies, modern dance, photography, singing, and visiting museums. I live with my Mother and two older sisters. I love animals and have a dog named Little. I play the xylophone and guitar. I volunteer teaching children to read and work with cleaning trash in my community. I want to be an airline hostess and travel around the world. I want to learn about American culture and improve my English and share my Thai culture with you. I hope to become a part of your family. (15168)

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  • Nat from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15171

    Hello! Iím Nat, and I am from Thailand. Iím excited to come to America for my 10th grade. I am a B student with 10 years of English and scored 7 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist but I am willing to attend my host familyís church weekly. I am friendly, light-hearted and funny. There are many activities I enjoy. They include bicycling, camping, cooking, drama, drawing, going to movies, golf, ice skating, martial arts, roller blades, skiing - snow, skiing - water, and swimming. But my favorite is reading! My career goal is to become a chef. I canít wait to meet my host family and start learning firsthand about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Frederikke from DENMARK
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15178

    Hi my name is Frederikke and I'm a girl from Denmark. I'm entering 11th grade and have an Academic average of B+ and had 6 years of English. I'm a Christian and am willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy cooking, going to movies, popular music, reading, skiing - snow, soccer, and volleyball. I also enjoy exercising with my Mother. I live on a farm and love animals and want to work with animals helping them to be treated well. I have a dog (lab) and 2 cats. I have been to the US for two weeks and want to go back to learn more about American and share my Danish culture too. I hope you are as excited to meet me as I am to meet you. (15178)

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  • Camilla from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15198

    Hello! My name is Camilla and I am from Denmark. I am entering the 11th grade and have an Academic average of a B+. Ive had 6 years of English. I'm a Christian and am willing to attend weekly and monthly with my host family. I speak German and play the piano. I live with my parents and older brother. In my spare time I dance and I have danced for 7 years and I absolutely love it. I've made so many great friends and spend a lot of time together during practice and competitions. I have also tried gymnastics,handball and tennis. I chose America because I have always been interested in the culture. I'm looking forward till we get to know each other and have a great year. I enjoy attending sporting events, bicycling, cooking, going to movies, photography, and popular music. (15198)

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  • Emilie Nysted from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15281

    Hello! I am Emilie from Norway. I will be entering 12th grade and have a B academic average. I scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Protestant and willing to attend church weekly. I have two dogs who I love very much. In my spare time I exercise and hang out with friends and family. I love soccer and am the goalkeeper and also enjoy hanging out at the movies with my friends. When I'm not with friends, I enjoy reading. I have always dreamed of living in America. I am super excited for a year full of new experiences! I enjoy debating, going to movies, gymnastics, soccer, swimming, tennis, and volleyball.

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  • Friederike Lisa from GERMANY
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15223

    Hello! Iím Friederike Lisa, and I am from Germany. Iím excited about coming to America for my 10th grade. I am a B+ student with 4 years of English and scored 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied French 5 years. I am Protestant but am willing to attend my host familyís church monthly. I enjoy many activities, such as American football, archery, attending sporting events, basketball, bicycling, cooking, going to movies, hiking, ice skating, popular music, reading, roller blades, skiing - snow, skiing - water, soccer, swimming, and volleyball. Sports are very important and I would like to experience more while in the US. I have rabbits as pets as well.

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  • Mooktapa from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15162

    Hello! I am Mocky from Thailand. I will be in the 11th grade when I study in the USA. My academic average is an A, I have taken English lessons for 13 years. I am Buddhist, but I am willing to attend your church weekly. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, board/card games, camping, classical music, computers, drawing, going to movies, reading, swimming, and visiting museums. I consider myself easy to get along with. I think I will adapt easily to a new environment and will follow the rules. I can do most things by myself, and I will try to help you with anything that I can. I promise to not cause any trouble for you. Although we don't know each other yet, I am looking forward to living with you and have a great time making memories, and you becoming my "American" family forever!

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  • Kittipat from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15172

    Hello, I am Kittipat from Thailand. I am looking forward to coming to America for my 12th grade. I am an A student with 14 years of English and scored 7 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist but am willing to attend my host familyís church weekly. I enjoy many activities such as bicycling, camping, computers, cooking, gardening, going to movies, popular music, reading, running, singing, and visiting museums. My dream is to be a tour guide or flight attendant because I want to use my English in my work. I love animals and at home we have dogs, cats, birds, fish, and a rabbit. I canít wait to meet you and begin this journey to learn about life in America. I am looking forward to be part of your family.

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  • Veikko from FINLAND
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15201

    Hello! My name is Veikko and I am from Finland. I'm excited to enter 11th grade in America. I am a B- student with 7 years of English. I scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied Swedish for 4 years. I am Lutheran and am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include basketball, computers, going to movies, gymnastics and martial arts, among other things. I am on the Student Council at my school and I enjoy downhill skiing and motocross on the weekends. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Claudia from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15153

    Entering Grade: 11 Academic Average: A Years of English: 10 English Oral Interview: 8 SLEP: 230 Program Duration: Academic Year Religion: Catholic Willing to attend: Weekly Hello! I am Claudia from Spain. I am very excited to be joining your family for my 11th grade of school. I am an A average student, with 10 years of English, and I received an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Catholic, but I am willing to attend your church with you weekly. I go by Clau, I like this better. I hope that I will have older siblings in my host family. I love pets of all kinds. I enjoy aerobics, attending sporting events, camping, cooking, going to movies, hiking, ice skating, modern dance, photography, reading, and tennis. I can't wait to meet you and become part of your family!

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  • Sutiwat from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15233

    Hello! My name is Sutiwat and I am from Thailand. I'm excited to enter 11th grade in America. I am a B+ student with 10 years of English and I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied Mandarin for 3 years. I am Buddhist but I am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include classical music, computers, going to movies, popular music and swimming. I also play the piano, the Kiui (Thai flute) and the Ja-kay (Thai stringed instrument). I even received an award for playing the Ja-kay from my school music festival. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Ana from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15316

    Hello! My name is Ana and I am from Spain. Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 5 years of English and my SLEP score is 230. I also speak French and I am Catholic and willing to attend church weekly and holidays with my host family. I live with my parents and my brother in a small city in Spain, we live next to the beach. In my spare time I like spending time with my friends and family. I like dancing, going to soccer games, riding horses and just chilling out. My friends would describe me as an open minded, friendly, trustful, helpful and spontaneous person. I have always loved animal, since I was a little girl. When I finish school I want to go to college to be a lawyer or a business woman.

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  • Supichaya from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15232

    Hello! I'm Supichaya, and I am from Thailand. I'm excited about coming to America for my 11th grade. I am a B+ student with 9 years of English and scored 7 out of 19 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. I enjoy ballet, cooking, drama, drawing, fishing, going to movies, photography, popular music, singing, snowboarding, tap dance, and tennis. I have a dog as a pet and I play the piano. I want to be a lawyer after I graduate from high school. My nickname is "Asia", and I love school activities. I headed a fundraiser that drew 1700 people and we raised money.

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  • Linnea from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15361

    Hello! I am Linnea from Norway. I'll be in grade 12 for my exchange year. I have a B- average and studied English for 11 years. My English Oral Interview was 8 of 10. I've also studied Spanish for 4 years. My family is non-religious, but I'm willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I enjoy aerobics, going to movies, photography, popular music, running, and singing. I like to play guitar, but I'm not very skilled at it. Cheerleading is a big passion of mine. I'm a three-time national champion and have 4 bronze medals from European championships. My career goal is to be a journalist. I'm excited to meet my new host family and to start living as an America teenager while I go to school, learn your customs and culture, and share about my heritage. Thanks for considering me.

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  • Sofie Kathrine from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15291

    Hello, I'm Sofie from Norway. I'll be in grade 11 when I come to the US. I'm an A student and studied English 9 year. I've also taken Spanish 3 years. I like English and received 8 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I'm a Protestant and am willing to attend weekly services with my host family. I like to play handball, volleyball, and board/card games, cook, attend sports events, go to movies, hike, read, snow and water ski, swim, travel, and volunteer, and I've worked as a handball referee, too. I'd very much like to try volleyball or soccer while I am there or maybe another American sport I haven't heard of yet. I very much look forward to spending a year in the US, especially to experience your everyday life, get to know my host family, and make friends in another part of the world.

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  • Julia Elin Sofia from SWEDEN
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15287

    Hello! My name is Julia and I am from Norway. I'm excited about starting my 12th grade year in America. I am an A student with 10 years of English. I have also studied 3 years of French. I scored a 10 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Protestant and am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include gymnastics, photography, snow-skiing, cheerleading and traveling. I am a flyer for my local all star cheer team and I have been taking photos for about 2.5 years--mainly portraits of friends and self-portraits. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Maria from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15180

    Hello! I'm Maria, and I am from Denmark. I am excited for my 11th grade in America. I am an A- student with 5 years of English and scored 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied German 3 years. I am a Protestant but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include board/card games, cooking, popular music, reading, skiing - snow, swimming, visiting museums, and volleyball. I like to spend time with my friends and watch American TV series and shopping. I like reading books and love being involved in athletics, hopefully I can join a team in my American high school. I also enjoy snorkelling, trekking, have tried surfing, and open to new sports. My families favorite activities are playing games together.

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  • Kristine Rigmor Agergaard from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15207

    Hello! I am Kristine from Denmark. I will be entering the 11th grade and have a B- academic average. I received an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Protestant and willing to attend church weekly. I have a big family with 4 siblings. We are very fond of pets and have a dog named Molly. I'm a cheerful, funny, honest and attentive person. In my family we focus on eating healthy foods which include vegetables and fruit, but also all kind of meat. My health is important to me. I like to have a big family and friends around me. It feels safe and life-affirming being surrounded with people that are close to me. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, computers, going to movies, gymnastics, photography, popular music, skiing - snow, skiing - water, snowboarding, soccer, and swimming.

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  • Thitirat from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15208

    Hello, my name is Thitirat and my nickname is Toey. Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 12 years of English and my SLEP score is 223. I am Buddhist and am willing to attend church weekly with my host family and participate in church activities. I have a big family of eight, we also have a fish and bird. I also play the guitar and learning to speak Chinese. My family operates a wholesale business which I will inherit someday. When I have free time I go to the office to survey how the business is ran. I look forward to meeting my host family and learning more about America. I enjoy board/card games, camping, cooking, going to movies, photography, reading, scouts, swimming, visiting museums, and volunteerism.

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  • Marika from FINLAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15189

    Hello! My name is Marika and I am from Finland. I am entering the 11th grade this school year. I am an A student with 8 years of English. I also speak French. I am Evangelical Lutheran and I am willing to attend on holidays with my host family. I have a little brother, we do all kinds of things, for example going to the movie and swimming. I like to cook and bake, but I especially enjoy cooking. I also like photography, listening to music and watching T.V. shows. My favorite subjects are English, PE and health education. My dream career is to be a sports physician. Thank You for hosting me and I hope to hear from you soon. I enjoy baseball, basketball, cooking, going to movies, photography, popular music, skiing - snow, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, and volleyball. (15189)

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  • Pablo from SPAIN
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15313

    Hello! I am Pablo from Spain, but you can call me Paul. I will be entering 11th grade, have a B+ academic average and scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Catholic and willing to attend church weekly. I have two dogs and love summer because I can play in the garden with my friends. I very much enjoy playing soccer with my friends and enjoy sports in general. This year I am doing a triathlon. My dream is to study in another country and then work in the same country. I will be a journalist, a police officer or a lawyer. I enjoy attending sporting events, bicycling, computers, going to movies, popular music, running, skiing - snow, soccer, swimming, and tennis.

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  • Konrad from GERMANY
    Age: 14 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15312

    Hello! My name is Konrad, and I am from Germany. I'll be in 10th grade when I come to America for my exchange year. I am a B+ student with 5 years of English and I've also taken 2 years of Spanish and 4 years of Latin. My English Oral Interview score is 7 of 10.. I am a Protestant Christian and I am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I enjoy computers, board and card games, fishing, Track & Field, popular music, and playing the Saxophone. I am very excited about the year ahead. I really want to experience your culture and get to be part of my American family so we will stay in touch even after my exchange year. I also hope to make many lifetime friends. Thank you for considering me as your student next year.

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  • Pitchayapa from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15187

    Hello! I am Pitchayapa from Thailand, please call me I-Tim. I am 16 years old and entering the 12th grade. I have a B+ Academic Average and am Buddhist willing to attend church weekly. I have 5 people in my family, including my grandmother. My favorite school subjects are computers, art, biology and social studies. I like to spend my free time with my friends and joke around and read and listen to music. My favorite activities are drawing and camping. I love adventure and to travel to other places. I want to be a Diplomat and hope to improve my English skills while in America. I enjoy bicycling, camping, cooking, drawing, gardening, going to movies, hiking, reading, singing, and visiting museums.

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  • Juanyi from CHINA
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15205

    Hello, my name is Juanyi and I'm from China. I am entering grade 11 and have an A academic average with 10 years of English. I scored 8 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I like reading because I feel very cozy when I surf a sea of books. I also like to play piano and have played from a very young age. I also like to climb and hike with my family. I enjoy classical music, drawing, going to movies, ice skating, painting, popular music, reading, and singing. I can't wait to meet my American host family and to begin experiencing life as an American teenager. I am very excited to have this opportunity to make lifelong friends and learn more about your wonderful country.

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  • Ann Karina from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15220

    Hello! Iím Ann, and I am from Denmark. I have been dreaming to come to America for my 11th grade for many years. I am a B+ student with 7 years of English and scored a 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied German for 4 years. I am Christian but am willing to attend my host familyís church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include reading, cooking, and crafts, going to movies, hiking, photography, and soccer three times a week. I play the piano and I have been a very active scout for the last 10 years. I live with my parents and little brother, plus my two rabbits as pets. I enjoy being part of a team and have won awards for ďBest Team SpiritĒ. I canít wait to meet you and learn first hand about life in the America, plus make great memories!

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  • Marie Egelund from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15308

    Hello, my name is Marie. I'm from Denmark and am excited to spend grade 11 in America. I'm an A student with 7 yrs of English, earning 9 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I also have 3 years of German. I'm a Christian and willing to attend services weekly with my host family. Some activities I enjoy are: attending sporting events, board/card games, camping, classical and popular music, going to movies, reading, sailing, snow skiing, swimming, and volunteerism. My career goal is to become a lawyer. For a year, I've worked as a cleaner in an animal clinic to earn spending money. Being an exchange student to America has been a dream of mine since grade 7. I can't wait to meet my host family and begin this amazing adventure. Thank you for considering me as your student.

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  • Milla from FINLAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15270

    Hello! I am Milla from Finland. I am entering 11th grade, have a B+ academic average and scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Evangelical Lutheran and willing to attend church monthly. My favorite subjects are PE, English and mathematics. In my freetime I do homework and cheerleading. I am captain of my cheerleading team. I also like photography and take pictures of friends and nature. I'm friendly and can get along with all kinds of people. I look forward to teaching my host family about Finland and hope to stay in touch beyond my host year. I enjoy attending sporting events, camping, cooking, going to movies, hiking, photography, running, and snowboarding.

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  • Puttita from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15234

    Hello! My name is Puttita and I am from Thailand. I'm excited to enter 12th grade in America. I am a B+ student with 10 years of English and I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include cooking, going to movies, ice skating, photography and popular music. I can play the piano and I am learning to play the violin. Music is very important to me and I love going to live concerts. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Alicia from GERMANY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15282

    Hello! I am Alicia from Germany. I will be entering 11th grade and have a B+ academic average. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Evangelical Lutheran and willing to attend church monthly. I have two rabbits, two budgies, fish and a dog named Blue. I love swimming and play the trombone and do gymnastics. In general, I really enjoy sports. My favorite subjects are Math, Art and German. It is very important to me to improve my English to be better in school and look forward to studying in America. It is important for me to build a good relationship with my host family. One of my goals is to become a policewoman. I am open for anything new! I enjoy drawing, golf, gymnastics, horseback riding, skiing - snow, snowboarding, and swimming.

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  • Mette Marie Paaske from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15303

    Hi, my name is Mette. I'm from Denmark and will be in grade 11 when I come to the US this fall. I have a B+ Academic Average with 6 years of English and 3 years of German. I scored 7 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Christian and am willing to attend services weekly. There are many activities I enjoy, but my favorites are: aerobics, horseback riding, popular music, running, singing, and playing the piano. I like animals and would like to be a vet and live on a big farm with a lot of animals. I am so grateful to my host family. I hope they will become my bonus family and we'll bond and build a lifelong relationship. I know they will help me experience America's culture and traditions through my stay. I can't wait to experience American school spirit and your unique holidays.

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  • Kanyanut from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15235

    Hello! My name is Kanyanut and I am from Thailand. I'm excited about starting 11th grade in America. I am an A student and I have 9 years of English. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many things I enjoy. They include archery, horseback riding, ice skating, modern dance and volunteering. I play the piano and the clarinet and my favorite subjects in school are biology, math and English. I'm in the Internet club and it's very fun and exciting because we have to work with many other schools. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Linnea Maria Josefin from SWEDEN
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15278

    Hi my name is Linnea and I'm a girl from Sweden. I'm entering the 10th grade for the 10 month program. I have an Academic average of A- and have had 9 years of English. I'm Protestant and willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy ballet, camping, crafts, gymnastics, modern dance, photography, popular music, skiing - snow, and snowboarding. I live with my parents and younger brother and our cat. I love doing activities and traveling with my family. I take dance classes and am a gymnastic trainer for young girls. I don't know what I want to do for my future but I do want to continue my education. I want to learn as much as possible about American life and improve my English. I look forward to meeting you. (15278)

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  • Atiwat from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15305

    Hello! My name is Atiwat and I am from Thailand. I'm excited to enter 11th grade in America. I am a B+ student with 10 years of English and I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied French for 7 years. I am Buddhist but I am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include attending sporting events, computers, going to movies, popular music and swimming. I am also learning to play the guitar and I love to draw. I can't wait to meet my new family and learn about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Thitinat from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15237

    Hello! My name is Thitinat and I am from Thailand. I'm excited to start 11th grade in America. I am a B+ student with 10 years of English. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist but I am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include basketball, going to movies, ice skating, soccer and table tennis. I have an interest in fashion design and I participate in Thai boxing which is a Martial art. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Claudia from SPAIN
    Age: 14 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15158

    Hello! My name is Claudia, and I am from Spain. I will be joining my host family for my sophomore academic year. I have taken 11 years of English and I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Catholic, but I am willing to join you at church weekly. My dream is to study in the USA and I am getting closer to realizing that dream every day, thanks to you!!! I enjoy all sports, but I have been in synchronized swimming for 5 years, I also enjoy aerobics, archery, ballroom dancing, baseball, cooking, crafts, debating, drama, drawing, gardening, going to movies, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, ice skating, modern dance, painting, photography, popular music, roller blades, running, singing, skateboarding, skiing - snow, skiing - water, soccer, tap dance, tennis, and volleyball.

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  • Johanne Bjoerndal from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15238

    Hello! My name is Johanne and I am from Norway. I'm excited to be entering 12th grade in America. I am an A student with 9 years of English and I scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Protestant but I would be willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include aerobics, modern dance, photography, snow-skiing and making videos. I am very creative and enjoy creating things, especially videos. I also love to travel and meet new people. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Rungratcha from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15170

    Hello! Please call me Rung. I am from Thailand. I will be entering 12th grade and have a B+ academic average. I received a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist willing to attend church weekly. I live with my father and mother and have no siblings. I love to travel and study English, Biology and Chemistry. I am also a youth counselor dedicated to helping others. I enjoy aerobics, ballroom dancing, basketball, board/card games, camping, computers, cooking, going to movies, ice skating, modern dance, popular music, reading, singing, swimming, visiting museums, volleyball, and volunteerism. I will respect your rules and always be polite. I love to laugh and enjoy a good time and I hope we can create many memories together.

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  • Pantakarn from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15173

    Hello! My name is Pantakarn, my nickname is Pam and I am from Thailand. I look forward to meeting my host family and coming to America. I am entering the 12th grade and I am a B+ student with 7 years of English and my SLEP score is 223. I am Buddhist and willing to attend weekly and monthly with my host family. I have many friends in school and in our free time we play basketball, go swimming or to the fitness club. I also volunteered in a camp for scouts, my duties were to ensure the safety of the children.When I finish school I want to own a rice business, rice is Thailand's main dish. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, camping, computers, crafts, fishing, going to movies, photography, running, and soccer.

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  • Malin from GERMANY
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15311

    Hello! My name is Malin, but I go by my middle name, Sophie. I am from Germany and will be in grade 11 when I come to America for my exchange year. I have an academic average of B+ and have studied English for 6 years, earning 9 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Protestant Christian and am willing to attend church with my hosts monthly. I enjoy aerobics, attending sporting events, bicycling, board/card games, camping, church activities, cooking, going to movies, hiking, modern dance, photography, popular music, reading, sailing, scouts, swimming, visiting museums, volunteerism and writing. I'm looking forward to getting to know my host family and the customs and traditions in your American culture. I hope to make some lifelong friends and to share some of my heritage with you.

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  • Pheeraya from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15274

    Hello! I am Pheeraya from Thailand, but please call me Pearl. I will be entering the 11th grade and have a B+ academic average. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist willing to attend church weekly. At home, I enjoy spending Saturday nights with my family watching movies. I love to cook very much. My favorite foods are Japanese and any food with pumpkin. I have three dogs and love to play with them. In America, I want to learn different things and go to different places and meet new people. I enjoy attending sporting events, bicycling, board/card games, camping, cooking, crafts, drama, drawing, gardening, going to movies, golf, painting, popular music, singing, visiting museums, and volunteerism. (15274)

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  • Natinee from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15151

    My name is Natinee, but you can call me Yodram. I'm from Thailand and am entering 10th grade, my academic average is A-. I've had 5 years of English and scored 6 of 10 on the English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist and willing to attend services on holiday with my host family. I enjoy archery, baseball, basketball, bicycling, camping, computers, cooking, going to movies, gymnastics, horseback riding, popular music, roller blades, running, skiing - snow, skiing - water, soccer, swimming, and volleyball. I can't wait to come to America and meet my new family and begin experiencing first-hand your culture, traditions, customs, food, and also see the differences between our countries. It will be an amazing year filled with learning and friendship.

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  • Astrid from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15292

    Hello, my name is Astrid, and I'm from Norway. I'll be in grade 12 when I come for my exchange year. I have an A- academic average and studied English 11 years and French for 4 years. My English Oral Interview score is 8 of 10. I am a Protestant and am willing to attend weekly services. Aerobics, sporting events, bicycling, cooking, movies, reading, running, sailing, snow and water skiing, soccer, swimming, and volleyball are all things I enjoy. I also like to exercise - especially doing yoga - travel, and play the piano. I've also been a part of a local scout group, and for 3 years have been a scout leader for 7 younger girls. I'm so grateful for this chance to come to America. I look forward to learning more about your everyday life, your culture and traditions. I can't wait to begin.

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  • Pakjira from THAILAND
    Age: 14 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15147

    Hi my name is Pakjira and I am from Thailand. My nickname is Ant. I am entering the 10th grade and have and academic average of a B+ I had 9 years of English and my SLEP score is 55. I play these musical instruments, Ukulele and Violin. I am Buddhist and willing to attend weekly and Holidays with my host family. My interest are Bicycling, Cooking, Camping, Photography and visiting museums. I live with my parents and oldest sister, and we like to go to many places, example: the sea, zoo, and shopping. I also like to make new friends from different countries. When I have free time I like to cook,it helps me relax. I also like to listen to music. When I finish school I would like to go to an engineer school and study aboard to improve my English. Thank You for your kindness.

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  • Peeranat from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15204

    Hello, my name is Peerant , my nickname is Pee and I am from Thailand. I will be entering the 11th grade and have a B+ grade, Ive had 10 years of English and my SLEP score is 226. I'm willing to attend church weekly with my host family. My family and I often do activities together such as running , playing table-tennis and we play a board game called "go". I am also interested in martial arts, cooking and singing even though I'm not so good at it. I am easy going, polite, generous, and straight forward. A lot of people say that I have a good sense of humor, myself I think I'm talkative but only with family and friends. I'm looking forward to being a part of your family. I enjoy board/card games, chess, classical music, cooking, ice skating, martial arts, music, running, and swimming

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  • Chayakarn from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15227

    Hi my name is Chayakarn but my nickname is Gas. I'm a girl from Thailand entering the 12th grade for the 10 month program. My Academic average is B+ and I've had 13 years of English. I'm Buddhist and willing to attend Church monthly with my host family. I enjoy chess, classical music, cooking, drawing, going to movies, painting, reading, and visiting museums. I live with my parents and younger brother. I love music and play guitar, trombone in the school band and the piano. I like to do things with my friends and help my Father working in our garden. I want to become a Doctor after high school. I hope we will be known soon. (15227)

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  • Nutnicha from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15226

    Hi my name is Nutnicha and my nickname is First. I'm a girl from Thailand. I'm entering the 11st grade for a 10 month program. My Academic average is B+ and I've had 12 years of English. My religion is Buddhist and am willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy bicycling, board/card games, camping, chess, classical music, computers, cooking, crafts, drawing, gardening, hiking, painting, photography, popular music, reading, running, singing, swimming, and visiting museums. I live with my parents and two younger brothers. I love music and play the violin and piano. I volunteer helping feed poor people and dogs. I love to cook and my dream is to be a chef and own my own restaurant. Thanks you for giving my this opportunity. I look forward to meeting you. (15226)

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  • Chalermrat from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15279

    Hello! My name is Chalermrat and I am from Thailand. You can call me Tien. I'm excited to enter 11th grade in America. I am an A student with 10 years of English. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include ballet, classical music, drawing, going to movies and painting. I enjoy playing badminton with my mother and friends and I am a member of my school's Thai Instruments Club. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during the year.

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  • Teresa from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15298

    Hello! My name is Teresa and I am from Spain. I'm excited to enter 11th grade in America. I am an A- student with 12 years of English and I scored a 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied French for 4 years. I am Catholic but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include cooking, drama, drawing, going to movies and singing. I also enjoy golf, tennis and swimming. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Maria Svendsen from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15314

    My name is Maria and I am from Norway. Iím entering the 12th grade and I have an Academic average of an A-. Iíve had 10 years of English. I am Evangelical Lutheran and willing to attend church weekly and holidays with my host family. I am a positive, kind, independent and organized girl. I like to watch movies, computer, shopping, and hanging out with friends. I like helping people and I love animals, but I can be quirky at times. I hope to build a strong relationship with my host family and be left with great memories for the rest of my life I enjoy aerobics, archery, bicycling, board/card games, camping, chess, computers, cooking, crafts, drama, going to movies, gymnastics, horseback riding, ice skating, modern dance, painting, photography, popular music, reading, and running.

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  • Adrian from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15362

    Hello! I am Adrian from Spain. I'm entering grade 11 with a B+ average. I've studied English for 10 years and scores 8 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I'm a Catholic and willing to attend church weekly I enjoy archery, baseball, basketball, bicycling, board/card games, computers, debating, fishing, golf, hiking, ice skating, Nascar, photography, running, sailing, skiing - snow, soccer, swimming, tennis, visiting museums, volleyball, and motorbiking. I hope to study for a career in science. I also want to learn different languages in order to communicate with people in many countries. It will be amazing to come to America and live as a teen in an American family. I can't wait to see what the high school is like and to experience your culture and traditions. I can't wait to begin.

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  • Paula from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15285

    Hello! My name is Paula and I am from Spain. I'm excited about starting 11th grade in America. I am a B+ student with 10 years of English. I have also studied French for 1 year. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have no religious affiliation but I am willing to attend my host family's church once a month. There are many activities I enjoy. They include debating, martial arts, scouts, soccer and playing music. When I was 6 years old I started playing the double bass and played it for 4 years. I have been playing the electric bass now for 4 years and I have a particular fondness for it. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Howon from SOUTH KOREA
    Age: 14 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15211

    Hi! My name is Howon, and my English name is BEN. Iím entering the 9th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 5 years of English and my SLEP score is 224. I can play the recorder. I am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I am from South Korea and live with my parent and another brother. I am very active and enjoy playing soccer very much, and like watching movies. My family and I play ping pong once a month we have so much fun, we also go hiking in the mountains. I have volunteered cleaning the city park, public streets and the local community areas. I enjoy attending sporting events, bicycling, camping, chess, computers, going to movies, gymnastics, hiking, popular music, running, singing, soccer, tennis, visiting museums, and volunteerism.

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  • Apitchaya from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15231

    Hello! I'm Apitchaya, and I am from Thailand. I'm excited about coming to America for my 12th grade. I am a B+ student with 5 years of English and scored 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied Japense for 6 months and Korean for 4 months. I am a Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. There are many activities I like. I enjoy cooking, drawing, gardening, painting, popular music, visiting museums, and volleyball. I also play the guitar and ukulele. I enjoy the outdoors, including hiking, running and various outdoor activities. I hope to attend medical school because I have a strong desire to help those in need and I have always wanted to have a positive impact on the lives of others.

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  • Jiawen from CHINA
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15186

    Hello! I am Jiawen from China, but please call me Calvin. I will be entering 11th grade, have an A- Academic Average and scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am willing to attend church with my family monthly. My family and I often volunteer on the weekends with children in underdeveloped districts. From these activities, I know I can do something for others and influence more people to join in. I am eager to volunteer in similar situations in America. My favorite subjects are Chemistry, Biology and History. I have a dream of becoming a doctor. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, board/card games, computers, cooking, debating, drawing, going to movies, painting, popular music, reading, sailing, singing, swimming, visiting museums, and volunteerism.

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  • Tim from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15161

    Hello! I am Tim from Thailand. I will attend school in the USA as a Junior. I am a B+ student and have had 9 years of English. I am a Buddhist, but I will attend church with you weekly if would like me to. I play the piano, clarinet and guitar. I enjoy playing some outside sports,I enjoy bicycling, board/card games, computers, drawing, horseback riding, ice skating, painting, reading, skiing - snow, snowboarding, and swimming. I would like to improve my English to be very good. I believe that it will be an advantage to my studies and my future career. My dream is to have a happy life. I will be an architect, have a wife and 2 kids and live together forever.

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  • Ar-non from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15185

    Hello! I am Ar-non from Thailand and I go by 'New'. I will be entering 11th grade and have a B+ Academic Average. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist and willing to attend church weekly. I love football and my favorite team in Manchester United F.C. in England. My favorite food is fish and I also like spicy food. My family and I like to fix and decorate things in our house together. I am open-minded and will adjust to my host family, be good, study hard and make everyone proud of me. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, camping, computers, going to movies, photography, popular music, running, soccer, and visiting museums. (15185)

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  • Phunnapa from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15164

    Hi my name is Punnapa and I'm a girl from Thailand. My nickname is Prim. I'm entering 11th grade and have an academic average of B+. I've had 11 years of English and my SLEP score is 223. I'm Buddhist and am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I enjoy camping, drawing, going to movies, painting, photography, singing, and swimming. My father is a businessman and my mother is a housewife. I don't have any brothers or sisters. I want to be a fashion designer and study drawing in school. I like pets but can't have any in my apartment. I also like music and play guitar, piano and ukulele. Thank you in advance for being my host family and having me stay with you. I look forward to meeting all of you. (15164)

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  • Chayatorn from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15193

    Hello, my name is Chayatorn and my nickname is Poon. I am from Thailand, Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 10 years of English and my SLEP score is 226. I am Buddhist and am willing to attend church weekly and monthly with my host family I like to read comic books, swimming, playing badminton and travel. My family and I have gone to foreign countries like Japan, Australia, Singapore and South Korea. I got a scholarship for a month to study English and Cultural Immersion Program in West Vancouver School District in Canada. It was a fantastic trip. Look forward to meeting you. I enjoy basketball, bicycling, camping, computers, going to movies, hiking, martial arts, popular music, reading, singing, soccer, and swimming. (15193)

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  • Lidia from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15310

    Hello, my name is Lidia and I am from Spain. I will be in 11th grade when I come to America for my exchange year, and I am so excited about it. I have a B+ grade average, have studied English 13 years, and earned 9 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I also have studies Galician for 6 years and French for 3 years. I am a Catholic and am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. My favorite pastimes are movies, gymnastics, popular music, reading, and writing. I love photography and take pictures of my friends and travels. I took guitar lessons and also gymnastics when I was younger. Now, I play basketball but would like to do track when I'm in the US. I'm excited to meet you and begin living American family life. I know this will be a wonderful year and can't wait to begin.

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  • Kraang Emma Linnea from SWEDEN
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15271

    Hello! My name is Emma and I am from Sweden. I'm excited about starting 12th grade in America. I am an A- student with 8 years of English. I scored an 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied German for 4 years. I am Christian and am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities that I enjoy. They include horseback riding, ice hockey, listening to popular music, reading, singing and swimming. I love everything that has to do with sports. Also, I am in a choir. A show choir actually. We do two shows per year with various songs and dances. I can't wait to meet my new host family and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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  • Krit from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15301

    My name is Krit my nickname is PP, and I am from Thailand. Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 10 years of English and my SLEP score is 223. I am Buddhist and willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I live with my family, which consist of my parents and older sister. We have four dogs, I think they are lovely, and I feel pets are good for everyone. My other responsibilities are to help in cleaning the house and taking care of the dogs. I like watching movies, badminton and riding my bike. I have many friends, we joined a running marathon for His Majesty King Bhumibol. It was such great fun, we plan to do it again. I enjoy bicycling, camping, computers, cooking, drawing, going to movies, horseback riding, painting, photography, read

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  • Isabella Emilie from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15269

    Hello! I'm Isabella, and I am from Denmark. I'm excited about coming to America for my 11th grade. I am a B+ student with 7 years of English and scored 9 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I have also studied French 3 years. I am a Christian but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. I enjoy attending sporting events, baseball, basketball, bicycling, camping, cooking, drawing, going to movies, horseback riding, ice skating, photography, popular music, reading, roller blades, running, skateboarding, skiing - snow, snowboarding, and swimming. I have played the guitar foe one year now and enjoy working out with my friends at the gym. When I was younger my biggest passion was baking but I also like cooking dinner.

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  • Salvador from SPAIN
    Age: 15 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15280

    Hello! I am Salvador from Spain and you can call me Salva. I will be entering 11th grade and have an A- academic average. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Catholic and willing to attend church weekly. I am a very organized person and have time to study, hang out with my friends and above all, train with my soccer mates. I love playing soccer every Saturday. I would like to study business and finance. My education is one of my primary concerns as I am a very good student and want to perform well in America. I enjoy attending sporting events, basketball, bicycling, computers, debating, going to movies, popular music, reading, running, soccer, and tennis.

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  • Arisara from THAILAND
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15175

    Hi my name is Arisara and I'm a girl from Thailand. My nickname is Bow. I'm entering the 11th grade and my Academic average is B+. I've had 10 years of English. I'm Buddhist and am willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy camping, computers, cooking, drama, going to movies, photography, popular music, and singing. I live with my parents, baby brother and Grandmother. I help take care of my brother and sometimes help doing activities in a Kindergarten class. I want to be a Marketing Specialist and love art and drawing. I want to meet new friends and develop English language. I want to learn about American culture and share my Thai culture. Looking forward to meeting you. (15175)

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  • Anna Jinyan from DENMARK
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15262

    Hi my name is Anna and I live in Denmark. I was born in Sweden but I live in Denmark. I'm entering grade 11 and my Academic average is B+. I've had 7 years of English. I'm Lutheran and willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy attending sporting events, camping, cooking, debating, drama, going to movies, photography, reading, running, skiing - snow, skiing - water, swimming, and volunteerism. I love animals but don't have any pets right now. I want to become a nurse after high school. I volunteer in a Kindergarten helping there. I live with my parents and younger brother. We are a close family and enjoy doing things together. I like music and play the guitar. I'm excited to come to the US to learn about American life and I also want to share about my culture. (15262)

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  • Maria Fabiana from NORWAY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15267

    Hi my name is Maria. I'm a girl and was born in Colombia and my parents adopted me as a baby and we live in Norway. I'm entering 12th grade for the 10 month program. My Academic average is B and I've had 9 years of English. I'm a Christian and willing to attend Church weekly with my host family. I enjoy American football, basketball, horseback riding, soccer, and volleyball. I live with my parents and younger brother. I love animals and pets although I don't have any pets right now. If you have them great. I want to become a fashion designer. I've volunteered at a kindergarten and a pet store. Thank you for considering me as a potential exchange student. (15267)

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  • Emma from GERMANY
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15119

    Hello my name is Emma, I am 16 years old and I am from Germany. Iím Entering the 11th grade and have a B average grade, Iíve had 8 years of English and my SLEP score is 251. I also speak two other languages, French and Spanish. Iím Catholic and willing to attend church monthly and on Holidays with my host family. I enjoy American football, attending sports events, modern dance, music and reading. One of my hobbies is dancing. I am dancing in two groups, my friends and I are preparing our dance ads for events in January, we call it Fashing and itís like a carnival. I also dance in an oriental group. I play the French horn in my school band. In my spare time I work in a a little restaurant to supplement my allowance. I am excited to meet my host family.

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  • Tiffany from AUSTRALIA
    Age: 14 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15148

    Hello! I'm Tiffany I am excited to experience the American education system for my 10th grade. I am a B+ student with 6 years of English and scored 8 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I do not have a religion but am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include camping, piano, drawing, photography, popular music, reading, singing, and visiting museums. I enjoy spending time with my family by watching t.v., shopping, and traveling together.

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  • Julie from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15196

    Hello! I am Julie from Denmark. I will be entering the 11th grade and have a B academic average. I scored a 6 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Christian and willing to attend church weekly. I love when it's sunny, the beach and everything about summer. I also live near a big city and I love to so shopping. I consider myself a 'girly' girl and love makeup, fashion and painting nails. I have two rabbits as pets, but I've always loved dogs. When I'm with my family we watch movies, play board games and do activities such as ice skating. I enjoy attending sporting events, board/card games, camping, cooking, going to movies, horseback riding, ice skating, photography, popular music, roller blades, running, sailing, soccer, and tennis.

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  • Poppon from THAILAND
    Age: 16 Gender: M
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15229

    Hello! I am Poppon from Thailand, but you can call me First. I will be entering 11th grade with a B+ academic average and I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist willing to attend church monthly. I am a friendly, mature and kind person who LOVES to play basketball with my friends in order to stay healthy. I also love American foods like pizza and steak. In my freetime, I enjoy seeing movies. I hope my host family has pets as I love animals, especially dogs and cats. I will not disappoint you! I enjoy basketball, bicycling, going to movies, running, singing, skateboarding, soccer, and swimming.

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  • Jessica Karoliina from FINLAND
    Age: 16 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15188

    HI! My name is Jessica and I am from Finland. Iím entering the 11th grade and I have an Academic average of a B+. Iíve had 6 years of English. I am willing to attend church weekly with my host family. I am open minded, social, reliable and ready to try new things. My favorite subjects are math, English, history and art. I my spare time I like to hang out with my friends, go to gigs and paint or draw. Iím really into art and I hope to go to college someday. I also speak Finnish and Swedish. I live with my mother, big sister, we also have a cat and dog.I am looking forward to meeting my host family and my experience in America. I enjoy cooking, drawing, going to movies, painting, photography, reading, singing, soccer, and visiting museums. (15188)

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  • Christina from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15177

    Hello! From Denmark, my name is Christina. I will be entering the 11th grade in the USA, and I have a B+ average. I have only studied English for 7 years, however I scored a 10 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am willing to attend church weekly. I enjoy going to movies, ice skating, photography, popular music, roller blades, running, and skiing - snow, I like camping. Every year we meet our family in Sweden and go camping, sleeping in tents, and canoeing. My whole family also enjoys motocross, sometimes on the weekend we will go do motocross. I play handball with my best friends, we are a team. Sometimes on the weekends we play against other teams. I want to go to the USA, because it is such an fascinating country and I want to have an American experience I will remember!

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  • Duanwei from CHINA
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15179

    Hi I'm Duanwei a girl from China. I'm entering 11th grade and have an Academic average of A. I am the number one student in my class. I've had 10 years of English and my SLEP score is 53. I don't attend Church but am willing to attend weekly with my host family. I enjoy drama, going to movies, modern dance, popular music, singing, tap dance and most of all reading. I volunteer to help in our school library. I want to become a Doctor after High School. I want to volunteer to help poor people medically. I visited the US last July to study for one month and loved the American culture and want to learn more about the US. I look forward to meeting you. Thank you for your consideration. (15179)

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  • Phichaya from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15192

    Hello! I'm Phichaya, and I am from Thailand. I'm excited about coming to America for my 12th grade. I am a B+ student with 5 years of English and scored 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Buddhist but am willing to attend my host family's church monthly. I enjoy bicycling, camping, computers, cooking, debating, photography, popular music, reading, and singing. I have been playing the Ukulele for a year and enjoy singing along as I play. I consider myself on the shy side but with friends and family I open up with a funny and cheerful personality. I am a single child and live with my mother because my dad passed away when I was little. I love meeting new people from different cultures and exchange ideas. I would like to study International Relations in college.

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  • Sarah Olsen from DENMARK
    Age: 15 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15304

    Hello, my name is Sarah, and I'm from Denmark. I'll be in grade 11 when I come to America for my exchange year. I'm a B+ student with 7 years of English (plus 3 of German), and I received 9 of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am a Christian and am willing to attend services weekly with my host family. Some activities I enjoy are attending sporting events, cooking, going to movies, popular music, singing, snow skiing, and handball. I like languages and want to see if I can three languages on A levels after high school. I am considering a career as a language officer in the army or as a policewoman. I'm excited about coming to your country and living as part of an American family. I hope to bond with my hosts and make lifelong friendships while I learn about your culture and traditions.

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  • Kanogkarn from THAILAND
    Age: 17 Gender: F
    Program: Full Year (10 Months)
    Student ID: 15236

    Hello! My name is Kanogkarn and I am from Thailand. You may call me Bow. I'm excited to start 12th grade in America. I am an A- student with 12 years of English. I scored a 7 out of 10 on my English Oral Interview. I am Buddhist but I am willing to attend my host family's church weekly. There are many activities I enjoy. They include archery, basketball, camping, going to movies and martial arts. I also enjoy playing the ukulele and my dad thinks I play beautifully. I can't wait to meet you and start learning about life in America. I hope to make wonderful memories and build many lasting friendships during this year.

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