United in Our Passion for Cultural Exchange

The Presidential election in the United States has raised questions and concern about the future of international exchange programs.  We want to assure you that there will be no immediate or dramatic decisions that will affect the existing program.

Why We Love Our Work

Thato Khasuli has become a symbol of hope and inspiration to literally thousands.  Since we first published his story about his journey from South Africa to the U.S., it has spread around the internet, touching people all over the globe.

Extraordinary Experience Winner!

Intrigued about cultural exchange or dreaming about living and working in a foreign country? There is no better endorsement than the real life stories of those who have had similar interests.

Reasons to Believe – Thato’s Journey

Thato’s Journey reminds us why we do what we do and why we believe in the higher purpose of our work.  Though Thato’s tale is his own, in many ways he represents hundreds of thousands of young people around the globe – people with high hopes and taller obstacles. 

Keri Lowry to Give Inaugural Address at WYSTC

Keri Lowry on the State and Fate of J-1 Exchange Program The newly appointed U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Assistant Secretary, Keri Lowry, will be attending The World Youth Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) later this month in Belgrade, Serbia.

Why We’re Wild About WYSTC

The World Youth Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is the leading trade event for the global youth, student and educational travel industry.

Celebrating World Youth Day

Celebrating World Youth Day As cultural exchange enthusiasts we’re in the business of bringing young people into the United States to work, teach, travel and learn.

Reasons to Believe

The relentless pursuit of dreams, undaunted spirits overcoming obstacles and the journey of thousands of miles to launch a new life is what keeps the fire of passion burning in our hearts. It’s why we do what we do, processing mounds of paperwork and navigating endless red tape to bring international students to the United States. We hear their stories …