Of all of the wonderful features that make IELC unique, the host family program is one of the most salient. Every international student is paired with a Collegiate host family. Staying with these families is integral in simultaneously understanding and living American culture. Tonight, the students connected with their new families for the first time!
“It was less of a job and more of a way to create a friendship. I realized how much I love interacting with people from around the world and how interesting they are when you come face-to-face with them. When we interacted in person it was a whole new world.”
– Stephanie W. (USA) on hosting a student last year