Host Family and International Student Concerns During COVID-19 | Dear Angela

Dear Angela, I have been hosting for many years with Cambridge Network and enjoy it tremendously. But this year, everything is uncertain. I am not sure if there will be a student available for me to host or when that student even ... Read More

Asian Comfort Food Favorites (Chinese Tomato Egg Stir-Fry & Kimbap) | Cooking Corner

Homesickness is always a concern with international students who are new to living and studying in the United States. With many returning international students choosing to stay in the United States over the summer because of COVI... Read More

Understanding, Communicating, and Advocating Student Mental Health During Covid-19 | Dear Angela

Dear Angela, We are concerned about the potential impacts of COVID-19 on our international student’s well-being and mental health. What kinds of things should we look out for, and how can we help? – Concerned Host Parents ... Read More

Distance Learning Tips: How Host Families Can Support International Students’ Online Learning

As school districts continue to finalize their operational plans for the start of school in the fall, many schools may choose to have a temporary period of online learning or a hybrid learning model with both in-person and virtual... Read More

International Student Homestay Guide for Host Families During COVID-19

Thank you for your commitment to supporting and caring for our international students! We recognize and appreciate our host families’ tremendous flexibility and compassion for opening your homes during this time. Every succe... Read More

Using Technology to Communicate During COVID-19 With Host Families and Natural Parents

We are currently in unchartered territory with the COVID-19 pandemic. International students in the United States are sheltered in place with their host families, and their natural parents hear worrying news stories about life in ... Read More