Lucca Schellmoser - GERMANY
THE BEST PART: I will always remember the trip to California with other exchange students. It was so much fun. WHAT I WILL MISS MOST: I think I will miss my host family and my friends the most. And, of course, American food! I'll stay in touch with e-mails, letters and skype. OVERALL EXPERIENCE: I think I am a lot more outgoing than when I first came to America. I met so many new people and it's easier for me to talk to new people.
Mariano Sanchez - MEXICO
THE BEST PART: My year in Oxford was pretty cool. The best part was meeting new people and playing sports. WHAT I WILL MISS MOST: My host family and the friends that I made here. OVERALL EXPERIENCE: I learned that you have to be more open to get to know new people. I matured alot during the year. I would love to golf when I get back home.
Signe Pedersen - DENMARK
THE BEST PART: My year in Oxford was really good. I had so much fun, and I am really glad I chose to become an exchange student. WHAT I WILL MISS MOST: There are so many good parts that I can't pick just one. I loved the school spirit and the sports, and all the people in them. I loved Adventure Club and all the places I got to visit. I went to Hawaii and Florida too. OVERALL EXPERIENCE: I am excited to see my family and friends again, but I can't imagine leaving everything here.
Ville Vierros - FINLAND
THE BEST PART: The beginning of the year when I met so many new people. It was a good year. I went to Chicago and that was fun. WHAT I WILL MISS MOST: I am excited to go home, but I know I'll want to come back and see my friends. OVERALL EXPERIENCE: I have changed alot, but I don't know if people at home will think so.
Rafael Lelouvier - FRANCE
THE BEST PART: Prom! I went with a group of close friends. It was really special and my year in Oxford was awesome! WHAT I WILL MISS MOST: My friends, host family, and everyone from the musical. OVERALL EXPERIENCE: I'm more independent and more mature. My friends are really different here. I would stay longer if I could.
Sofi De Alba - MEXICO
THE BEST PART: All the activities, Adventure Club and Spirit Week. Prom was really sweet too. WHAT I WILL MISS MOST: My friends and the football games. I really enjoyed them. OVERALL EXPERIENCE: It was a really good experience. I made a lot of friends and had fun. I've learned to be more independent and I think I've changed a lot. I'm more mature now.
Dennis Siltari - SWEDEN
THE BEST PART: I love it here! The best part is hockey. WHAT I WILL MISS MOST: I will miss my friends the most. They're great. OVERALL EXPERIENCE: I have better English skills and I have grown a lot as a person.
Alex Kaks - SWEDEN
THE BEST PART: Hockey season. It was so much fun. WHAT I WILL MISS MOST: I will definitely miss all my friends the most. OVERALL EXPERIENCE: My English skills have improved so much. It was a really good year.
Narunya Rueangcharoenthum - THAILAND
THE BEST PART: My best part was the people around me. At first before I came, I thought it was hard to make friends and I was worried people would be mean to me. But then I came and everyone was so nice and cool. WHAT I WILL MISS MOST: It's really sad to have to say goodbye to everyone and leave everything behind. But I'm very excited to see my family again. OVERALL EXPERIENCE: My year was so cool and awesome. I really loved it!