Feeling at Home, In the U.S.
Securing comfortable living arrangements in the U.S. is a vital part of a positive exchange experience. Whether you're living with a host family or securing your own accommodations a little planning now can pay off when you arrive later.
Planning Your Trip: Know Before You Go!
Before you go, research the state, high school, college/university or organization you will visit. Proper planning and research is necessary before any trip. USA.gov has a wide range of informational resources available for your use, including:
- About the United States of America provides details on the history, culture, laws, and holidays of the U.S.
- Newcomer's Guide is translated in 14 languages and provides good information about how you can prepare for an emergency and what to do if one should occur.
- Foreign Embassies in the United States can help you identify your country's Embassy in the U.S. for additional support and guidance while you are here