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THE USA: Student Accommodation

Meet an American homestay host [VIDEO]

See what a real life American homestay host is like. Watch our interview with Frank, who has been hosting international students in his home in New York for several years. Frank takes us on a tour of his home so international students can see where

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What are homestay hosts and families really like?

 

Before choosing your mode of accommodation, you should consider a homestay option. However, we understand it can be intimidating to live with a stranger/strangers in their home (in a different country too).

 

Watch the video below to reassure yourself about what a homestay host can be like. We interviewed Frank, an American homestay host who lives in Brooklyn (New York). Here, he talks about what being a host has given him and what he expects of international students who live in his home. Also, he takes us on a tour of his home, so international students can see the kind of home they may live in if they choose an American homestay option.

 

Watch the video. If it helps you, LIKE it; if someone you know would find it useful, share it with them.

 

 

 

 

Watch more clips from our Hangout with Sara’s Homestay:

‘What public transport is available in America?’

‘How can international students integrate into American life?’

‘What is a residence hall?’

Where to see the real New York (by a New Yorker)

‘How much does it cost to live in America?’

‘How can I live on a budget in America?’

 

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Paul Ellett is the editor for Hotcourses Abroad. His role is to plan, produce and share editorial, videos, infographics, eBooks and any other content to inform prospective and current international students about their study abroad experience. When he's not thinking about student visas in Sweden and application deadlines, Paul is an avid fan of comedy podcasts and Nicolas Cage films.

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