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What I Miss About Iowa

Annastazia Rutatina (YES alumna 2007-2008, Tanzania, hosted by IRIS in Pella, IA) recently wrote in to us to share what she misses most from her

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Iowa!

Although the weather is freezing and bleak, the warmth for Iowa continues to burn in the hearts of our Youth Exchange & Study students. When

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Why I Came Back to Iowa

Faith Aruwan (YES alumna 2012-2013, Nigeria, hosted by American Councils in Cedar Falls, IA) first came to Iowa as an exchange student. She left after

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From another perspective...
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An Exchange Experience to Remember

Ruth (current YES student, Ghana, hosted by IRIS) has been a wonderful student ambassador for her home country of Ghana since she arrived. This month,

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From another perspective...
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Building Bridges by Sharing Cultures

Learning about another country and its culture in high school isn’t something regularly in the curriculum. Even after high school, classes about other nations are

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