What are the cons of being an exchange student?

What are the cons of being an exchange student?

So before you start planning, make sure you’ve considered these 5 disadvantages of studying abroad:

  • Language Barriers and Culture Shock.
  • You’re On Your Own.
  • Studying Abroad Is Expensive.
  • Your Credits May Not Transfer.
  • Your Home Country Health Insurance May Not Cover You Abroad.

How old do you have to be to be an exchange student in Germany?

Currently, the main two qualifications for participation are an A1-level knowledge of German and being between 15 and 18 years of age. You can also use Go Abroad’s exchange search tool to find an exchange that fits your needs.

Can international students go to public high school in Germany?

International pupils aged between 14 to 16 can join a number of private high schools and boarding schools in Germany to obtain an international or German high school education. Pupils who do not live with their families in Germany and in the vicinity of the school need a guardian.

Can I be a foreign exchange student in Germany?

Exchange students must be interviewed in their home country before being accepted for a High School exchange in Germany. A minimum of two years of German study (A2) and good academic results are required to study in Germany.

Can international student attend public high school?

International students may study at public high school for a maximum period of 12 months. This time limit includes all public high schools the student attends. However, time spent enrolled in a public high school in a nonimmigrant status other than F-1 does not count against the 12-month limit.

Are high schools in Germany free?

To ensure that it is accessible to all, the German federal government funds primary, secondary, vocational and higher education in Germany. Most types of schools are therefore free.

Can you go on a student exchange program?

Go on a student exchange program abroad and open yourself to a world of opportunity. Our foreign exchange programs range from year-long exchanges to a full college program, including your diploma, at one of our accredited schools. Becoming a foreign exchange student is a big decision.

Why was the international student exchange program created?

Sharing Lives. International Student Exchange (ISE) is a proud sponsor of the J-1 Secondary School Visa. This visa program was introduced after the world wars to prevent such conflicts from arising in the future.

Is the International Student Exchange ( ISE ) program Safe?

ISE’s exchange program has also been granted a full-listing each year since our founding by CSIET (the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel), making it a safe choice for students and host families.

How many foreign exchange students have been connected to the US?

Since 1979, our organization has connected more than 100,000 international students with caring host families across America. We proudly work alongside the US Department of State in promoting public diplomacy through our program.