STS High School 14–18 years of age

Student stories

Going on a high school exchange is an equally exciting and terrifying thought. It is an experience that will make you more independent, increase your confidence, and let you learn a lot, especially about yourself. You will see new places, make friendships for life, and expand your horizons on things both big and small. Safe to say, it’s an invaluable experience you’ll carry with you for the rest of your life. Call it personal growth, or self-discovery. We simply say that with us, you will – discover you.

Read our student’s stories to get a feel for their journeys.

  • Mirja

    Mirja from Montenegro spent her exchange in Hamburg, Germany It was my big dream to live in Germany. The language has played a big role. They say...
  • Liel

    Liel from Switzerland was on exchange in USA. Where did you go on exchange and why? I went to the USA, more specifically to Long Island,...
  • Lina

    Hey there! My name is Lina, I'm from Austria and I was on exchange in Gonzales, Louisiana, in the United States for 5 months, this first half of...
  • Bo

    Bo from the Netherlands went on exchange to Kansas in the USA. "Dear future exchange student, How wonderful that you are thinking about doing an...
  • Gustav

    Swedish Gustav was on a high school exchange in the USA in 2010/2011. “My high school exchange in the USA in 2010/2011 made me realize the importan...
  • Emilia

    Emilia from Austria went on exchange to Vancouver, Canada. Why Canada and Vancouver? Because it is the “bigger version of my hometown in Austria” –...
  • Vittoria

    Vittoria from Italy spent her exchange in Germany. Where did you go? I spent 11 months in Starnberg, a small town 30 minutes from Munich in Bavaria...
  • Jenny

    Jenny from Norway went on exchange to Costa Rica. We asked her about her experience. Why did you go on exchange? I have always wanted to go on an...
  • Amanda

    Amanda from Finland is on exchange in Australia. How did you decide to go? I remember writing a list of the pros and cons of doing an exchange year...
  • Eliza

    Eliza from the Netherlands was on exchange in Sweden. Why did you go on exchange? I wanted an experience of my own, away from all the things I...