Be a BFF

Wrap Your Arms Around the World, Host an Exchange Student!

Be a BFF

Wrap Your Arms Around the World

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Experience international culture without leaving your home by hosting a BFF international exchange student!

Are you interested in broadening your horizons, studying abroad, and learning more about American culture?

Our Community Advisors work with high schools, families, and exchange students to promote cross-cultural friendships!

Become a BFF

We are a boutique international exchange student program, specializing in bringing students to the USA for an amazing study abroad experience. Whether you are reading this from Albania, Brazil, Chile, or any other country, we would love to help you explore American culture for your study abroad program. We offer a variety of programs, including summer, semester, and academic year programs. 

In addition to helping students come to the USA, we also send American students abroad, so that they can experience another culture for a few weeks, a semester, or an academic school year.

Amrou’s Story

“I believe that being a Foreign Exchange student is really out of the ordinary. It is something that takes a lot of willpower and effort. Therefore, many factors should come into play to nourish and contribute to the success of such experience.” In late summer of 2019 I left my home country Tunisia on a… Read more “Amrou’s Story”

Mishal’s Story

I loved my time in the US and BFF made my time there more enjoyable and helped me to get comfortable in this foreign country. They were with me every step of the way, providing guidance, support and of course finding an amazing host family for me.

Nafissa’s Story

I became part of the BFF family two years ago. When I first arrived in North Carolina, where I was hosted, I felt very welcomed from the airport where both my host family and the BFF staff were present. As the year went by, I met many other exchange students and their host families through… Read more “Nafissa’s Story”