Getting off the airplane… Meeting AFSers from around the world... Going to your AFS Orientation... Getting to know your host family… they are just the beginning of an amazing experience… How was your first day? #AFS #AFSeffect #YellowTagSeason #intercultura
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No words? No problem! It’s okay if you can’t speak the language, that will come soon enough. In the meantime try to communicate in any way you can. Use your phone, your hands, a dictionary, anything.

Do as you see. Watch how people around you behave and act accordingly (within reason, of course).

Don’t ever ever ever judge anyone. Remember you are in a new culture and with all new people....
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Tag your fellow AFSers that are also starting their AFS experience soon!
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Celebrate you Valentine's Day with this AFS love story! #afsffect

Travels with Artie | AFS Intercultural Programs

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Check out the The PIE article on our new study that explores Gen Z's attitudes towards studying abroad.

"Gen Z students don’t just want to simply travel to other countries; they are looking for authentic experiences through the eyes of local people",said Daniel Obst, President & CEO of AFS.

To read the full report visit research.afs.org

#afseffect #GenZ

For Generation Z, study abroad culture tops academics

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Our recent study showed that “not meeting new friends” was amongst the main concerns of students when travelling abroad. Help us show they have nothing to worry about by tagging your best friends from your AFS experience. Read more about what young people think about studying abroad at research.afs.org.
#AFS #AFSeffect #genZ #globalcitizen #intercultural #global #research #study #friends...
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What motivated you to study abroad? Our recent study found that most potential exchange students want to study abroad for a lot more than just travel. They want to immerse themselves in a new culture. Read more about why young people study abroad at research.afs.org.
#AFS #AFSeffect #genZ #globalcitizen #intercultural #global #research #study #friends #culture #studyabroad #exchangestudent...
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Where have you traveled with your yellow tag? #AFS #AFSeffect
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Read more about the Waldo Peirce's friendship with Ernest Hemingway and the AFS Drivers that were part of the famed Lost Generation. #AFSeffect

A Lifelong Friendship: Waldo Peirce and Ernest Hemingway | AFS Intercultural Programs

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"AFS encourages people throughout the world to embrace differences. Our world is stronger and more dynamic because of them. We condemn any form of discrimination based on nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social status or any other form of difference." #afseffect

AFS Intercultural Programs Advocates for More Global Exchanges and Intercultural Learning | AFS Intercultural Programs

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Share if you choose to create peace through understanding. #AFSEffect
During our meetting with Sonia Marta Mora, Minister of Education of Costa Rica,she stated that "Diversity is an amazing source of innovation. We want our students to be global citizens and AFS is helping us achieve that". This perfectly reflects the tone of our visit to AFS Programas Interculturales Costa Rica.

Ana Helena Chacón, Vice-President of Costa Rica, welcomed AFSers in Casa...
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This year, five outstanding AFS Programas Interculturales Costa Rica students will receive a full scholarship to study abroad in the USA thanks to Fundación CRUSA, which promotes education, sustainability and social development between both countries.

This morning Daniel Obst, president and CEO of AFS, and Rolando Araya, Partner Director of AFS Costa Rica, are visiting their office to talk...
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AFS provides young people intercultural experiences and education that help them become the global citizens, leaders and changemakers, to create a more just and peaceful world.

#AFS #AFSeffect #MLK #MartingLutherKingDay #change #changemaker #globalcitizen #GCEd #IhaveaDream #MLKDAY
Interested in exploring the connections between global citizenship education and employability? Submit a proposal or register to participate in the 3rd annual AFS Asia-Pacific International Global Citizenship Education Forum which will connect with educators, employers and policy-makers in the region. The call for proposals is open until 7 February.

#AFS #AFSeffect #Asia #Pacific...
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Asia-Pacific International GCED Forum | AFS Intercultural Programs

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After a very intense and fun process, we are finally ready to show you our new digs! Go to AFS.org and let us know what you think! Please DM us if you want to contribute with content, and don't forget to tag your posts with #AFSeffect.
Kick off 2017 by becoming a global citizen, make a positive change in your community and promote intercultural understanding for peace. Happy New Year from your friends at AFS! #AFSeffect #2017
On the last day of 2016, let's renew our commitment to create a more just and peaceful world in 2017. Best wishes from your friends at AFS! #AFSeffect #2017 #NYE
Living in another culture helps you step out of your comfort zone, get to know yourself better and learn more about others, says Alejandro Gonzalez Permingeat in his video which won the AFS prize at the Plural+ Youth Video Festival this year. Watch the video here: ow.ly/CCkO306PttS.

Want to become an AFS student? Go here: afs.org/study-abroad.
#AFS #AFSeffect #PluralPlus16 #award...
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