"A life-changing experience."

 “Those who have participated in the program previously have formed lifelong friendships,” said Jacques E. Boubli, one of John Jay’s host families and a key organizer of the program. “A cultural exchange program like this opens people’s eyes and breaks down walls that would otherwise separate and isolate us. Previous participants have described the experience as life-changing.”

“This is truly a wonderful opportunity for all students to broaden their perceptions and appreciation of life in a different country,” said Henriette Kutscher.