Meet Our Exchange Students

This page provides a convenient way for potential host familes to review actual student profiles of incoming students and contact their local NWSE Area Coordinator or the NWSE main office to discuss their preferences. The list may include NWSE students who are already in the process of being placed in a host family. Click here to learn more about hosting.

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Matches Found: 5
  • Andreu from Spain
    • ID: 5433
    • Gender: M
    • Age: 16
    • Grade: 11
    • Academic Year 2023

    Andreu is a boy from Spain, who likes soccer, taking English classes, and playing videogames. He also enjoys playing the drums, and watching movies. Andreu actively participates in his local soccer team. If possible, Andreu would like to explore playing hockey and watching local basketball games. Andreu describes himself as being friendly, openminded, studious, funny, and responsible. His teachers would add that he is an enthusiastic and positive individual.  Read more...

    Andreu's native language is Catalan, and he has been studying English for 10 years. He has also been studying Spanish for 14 years. His favorite school subject is math. He would like to pursue a career in gaming in the future.

    Andreu lives with his mother and sister. His mother is a Bank officer. Andreu has a dog named Jack, and can live in a home with pets. He has no allergies or dietary restrictions.

    Hobbies/Activities:

    drumssoccervideo games

    Allergies: none

  • GIULIA MARIA from Italy
    • ID: 5378
    • Gender: F
    • Age: 17
    • Grade: 11 or 12
    • Spring 2023

    Giulia is girl from Italy who will be 17 years old at the start of her exchange. She describes herself as being independent, friendly, open-minded, tidy, and organized. She likes to keep busy, and has tried many different sports, including cycling, running, swimming, and synchronized swimming. She loves reading books and watching movies. She often watches movies in English to improve her language skills. Another of her passions is music. She has been playing the piano for about 6 years. Her favorite types of music are rock and pop. Her family has a vacation home by the sea, where they enjoy swimming, diving, exploring the seashore, or just sitting in the sun. Giulia also loves travelling and discovering new places and different cultures. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, drawing, photography, and gardening. If possible, Giulia would like to explore tennis, snowboarding, and pottery during her exchange.  Read more...

    Giulia's native language is Italian. She has been studying English for 10 years. She gets excellent grades (straight A’s), and her favorite subject is history. Teachers describe Giulia as a friendly, sweet-tempered, and highly motivated young woman who has excellent relationships with her peers and teachers, and is curious about the world. She would like to be a surgeon in the future.

    Giulia lives with both parents and a younger sister. Her father is a lawyer, and her mother is a teacher as well as an architect. Giulia can live in a home with pets. She has no allergies or dietary restrictions.

    Hobbies/Activities:

    pianoreadingswimming

    Allergies: none

  • Kaya from Japan
    • ID: 5301
    • Gender: F
    • Age: 17
    • Grade: 11
    • Spring 2023

    Kaya is a girl from Japan who is friendly, bright, positive, flexible, and shy. When she was in junior high school, she belonged to the soft tennis club and now she enjoys playing tennis with her friends. In her spare time, she likes to play dodgeball with children (aged 9-10) who live in her neighborhood, fold origami, play the piano, and watch professional baseball games. During her exchange, she would like to join a cheerleading club and cook Japanese food such as udon and Japanese curry for her host family. Teachers describe Kaya as a very talented, hard-working, and open-minded young woman.  Read more...

    Kaya’s native language is Japanese. She has studied English for six years and her favorite subjects at school include English and PE. In the future, she would like to become a nurse educator and work abroad.

    Kaya is 17 and lives with friends at her school dormitory due to a long commute from home. Until she was a junior high school student, she lived with her parents and older brother, with whom she has a close relationship with. Her mother is a nurse educator and her father is an architect. Kaya has a dog and a cat and can live in a home with pets. She has no allergies to pets. She has no dietary restrictions.

    Hobbies/Activities:

    cookingpianotennis

    Allergies: none

  • Luisa from Germany
    • ID: 5430
    • Gender: F
    • Age: 16
    • Grade: 11
    • Academic Year 2023

    Luisa is a 15-year-old girl from Germany who will turn 16 in June. She has been playing tennis for seven years, goes to trainings twice a week, and spends many weekends participating in competitions. She takes a great interest in music and has played the piano for five years. Luisa spends quality time listening to Spotify playlists, going on walks in a nearby forest, watching TV series with her family or alone („Grey‘s Anatomy“, „Friends,“ and „Anne with an E“), and reading novels in English. If possible, Luisa would like to explore new sports like volleyball, swimming, track, and snow skiing during her exchange in the US.  Read more...

    Luisa describes herself as being an independent, creative, and polite person who has a good sense of humor, is open for new experiences, and values quality time with her family, friends, and surroundings. Her teachers and friends describe her as being a reliable, intelligent, and motivated girl who works well in a team and on her own, shows a pronounced interest in nature, and takes good care of her family and friends.

    Luisa's native language is German. She has been studying English for ten years and French for four years. Her favorite school subjects are English, sports, and art. Luisa is very interested in psychology and how the human body interacts/reacts to different information.

    Luisa lives with her parents and her older brother. Her mother is a police officer and her father is an engineer. Luisa has no pets, and can live in a home with pets, and has no allergies to pets. She has no dietary restrictions.

    Hobbies/Activities:

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    Allergies: none

  • MARGHERITA from Italy
    • ID: 5380
    • Gender: F
    • Age: 16
    • Grade: 11 or 12
    • Spring 2023

    Margherita is a 16-year-old girl from Italy. She loves sports and dance, especially ballet, rhythmic gymnastics, cheerleading, horseback riding, running, and roller skating. She also does yoga and Pilates. She enjoys discovering new cultures and visiting new places, so one of her biggest passions is travelling. She has been to the U.S. 3 times (to Miami, New York, Orlando, and West Palm Beach) and has also travelled to the Bahamas and other islands on a Caribbean cruise. She does her best to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and likes cooking and trying healthy recipes. Skincare, make-up, and fashion are also important to her, and she loves shopping. In her spare time she enjoys watching movies and TV series, hanging out with friends, reading, listening to music, and going to museums. Margherita describes herself as open-minded, organized, polite, kind, and friendly. If possible, she would like to do some travelling during her exchange as well as activities such as shopping, surfing, and going to the theatre and museums.  Read more...

    Margherita's native language is Italian. She attends a linguistic high school and has been studying English for 11 years. She has also studied French (6 years), German (3 years), and Ancient Latin (2 years). She gets excellent grades (all A’s), and her favorite subjects are English, French, and German. Teachers describe Margherita as a reliable, hardworking, clever, and passionate student who loves learning and deepening her knowledge of foreign languages. In the future, she would like to pursue a career in business, social media, or fashion.

    Margherita lives with both parents and an older sister. Her mother is a bookkeeper, and her father is a sales manager. Margherita has a dog, and can live in a home with pets. She has no allergies or dietary restrictions.

    Hobbies/Activities:

    fashiongymnasticslanguagesrunningyoga

    Allergies: none