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December 2015 - American Abroad Student of the Month

Georgia native Maxwell Meyers fully embraced the YES Abroad program's ideals by going above and beyond to learn about his host country Macedonia and share his American culture through presentations at a local high school and volunteering with a living library project, among many other activities.

November 2015 - American Abroad Student of the Month

Olympia, Washington native Fay Lee seeks out opportunities to share her American experience with her Malaysian peers in her host city of Shah Alam by facilitating discussions between her fellow YES alumni and her Malaysian peers.

American Abroad Student of the Month - October 2015

Tiarra from Connecticut's cheerful demeanor, dedication to learning Korean, and volunteering to teach English at a local community center makes her an ideal classmate, tutor, and friend.

American Abroad Student of the Month - May 2015

Precious King, American Abroad Student of the Month for May, radiates ambassadorial spirit and contributes to her community in Accra, Ghana through volunteering, learning the local languages, participating in sports at her school, and joining in local dance traditions.

LGBTI Study Abroad and Exchange Alumni Voices

LGBTI Exchange Alumni Justin Hill, Molly Dwyer, and Tristan Bennett (L to R) discussed their exchange experiences.

Hear first hand from our LGBTI-identified exchange alumni about their experiences studying abroad in Russia, Turkey, and Barbados. #ExchangesAre for everyone.

LGBTI Study Abroad and Exchange Alumni Voices

LGBTI Exchange Alumni Justin Hill, Molly Dwyer, and Tristan Bennett (L to R) discussed their exchange experiences.

Hear first hand from our LGBTI-identified exchange alumni about their experiences studying abroad in Russia, Turkey, and Barbados. #ExchangesAre for everyone.

American Abroad Student of the Month - April 2015

Easton, Massachusetts native Daniel Herschlag hit the ground running when he landed in Bosnia and Herzegovina for his YES Abroad exchange program, learning the language quickly and getting involved with numerous clubs and volunteer organizations.

American Abroad Student of the Month - March 2015

Brendan Ryan, a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant studying Chinese in Taiwan, has quickly become an active and enthusiastic member of his new community in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

American Abroad Student of the Month - February 2015

Since arriving in her host city of Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Alessandra has shown a remarkable understanding of cultural differences and an impressive eagerness to immerse herself into the local community.

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