Definitely, STS is a world leader in student exchange with an efficient network in more than twenty countries. It is a respectable organization, taking care of each student before, during and after his exchange and providing him with core information about high school requirements, travel and visa documents, insurance, accommodation and a lot more, from the moment an application is submitted.
The most popular STS exchange programs include high school, language school and Au Pair. What are they?
STS Language Schools organize language courses for groups, aged from ten to eighteen years old. In addition to a wide range of courses at all levels, the programs include trips to many destinations around the world. An international diversity is the main criterion for the class formation, where students from Sweden, Finland, Norway, France and many other countries together enjoy educational programs, as well as optional excursions and activities.
STS high school exchange programs allow international students to experience a year or semester in the USA, Canada, South Africa, Brazil, New Zealand, Australia and several European countries. The high school program is aimed both at your high school education and at language skills improvement. Needless to say that an international experience is valuable for any future career and employment. STS High Schools are approved by CSIET, the American organization that evaluates the quality of exchange organizations.
The STS Au Pair program is a priority program for many young people, who combine college studies with work. As a result of STS Au Pair completion, you will have a visa extension for one additional month for an optional travel in the USA. The program is available for young people of eighteen-twenty six years old, graduates from secondary school, having a driving license, loving children, possessing good knowledge of the English language, and a childcare experience. While being Au Pair in an alien community, you will never feel alone. You will have a local STS Representative to support you during the year in the USA. Upon arrival to your host family, you will meet him, as well as other au pairs in the area.
According to the forty eight year experience, STS has extensively developed their programs and delivers excellent opportunities to learn while rest. All of the teachers have an academic training and a long experience in training. In addition, they are specially trained by STS before they are hired. The accommodation is provided with a host family, a residential center or a hotel. The majority of host families have been working with STS for many years, while the others are properly interviewed and selected.
In general, to take one of STS exchange programs is to become fluent in the second language, become acquainted with a new country, its traditions and lifestyle, receive an efficient education and new knowledge, meet many new people and develop self-confidence that is important for any young man, striving for success and advance in the future career and life.