You have been dreaming to go to America, but you are a few years, or does not allow the budget?
A good option in this case will be a trip to the family on the exchange.
You can save on accommodation and find a good company.
There are many different exchange programs. These include, and educational programs. Participation in them may take pupils, students, post-graduate students, school and university professors, scientists and researchers. Every year America, where, incidentally, the idea of such programs, allocates from its budget of about $ 30 million. Going to dreamland are about 3 thousand Russians annually.
How to get to the US
In order to get into one of the educationalprograms need to be interviewed, perform the test tasks, or win the grant. The main thing - to speak well in English and understand it. Training can last from a few weeks to a year.
If you successfully pass the selection, you can packsuitcases. The flight usually pays the receiving side. Note that such travel is not a tourist, and educational. Of course, in his spare time, you can see all the sights, to visit different places, but the main activity will be training.
Live you will be in the family. Before you go, you get acquainted with the host people, communicate with them via the Internet. After all, you live a long time with them. Take the time to study the traditions and customs of the Americans. Being in the American home, respect the rules of conduct adopted by a family, so as not to offend your new acquaintances.
Be prepared for the fact that you have toearn. A monthly stipend amounting to an average of about $ 150, you would not suffice. You can get a waiter, a tutor, a babysitter. For this kind of work is hourly cash payment, which will be very convenient for you.
How to go to the US for a vacation on the exchange
But what if you do not want anythingstudy, but simply want to visit the country? Then you will rest on the exchange. This type of travel every year is becoming increasingly popular. There are special sites where a resident of any country may wish to relax their desire to exchange.
You may like to change apartments or justhouses and to visit each other. The second option is more interesting, because in a foreign country you will be under supervision. The person receiving you, help you with the choice of leisure activities, you will be someone to talk to. And always interesting to learn about the country from the mouth of the indigenous inhabitants. But do not forget that you'll also need to accept the person as he decides to visit your country.