How to Prevent the 3 Most Common Misunderstanding between International Students and Host Families
August 19, 2014
As The Cambridge Institute's chief liaison between host families and international students, the Program Solutions Team is thrilled by the vast majority of relationships we observe between students... Read more
Cultural Differences: Lifestyle Edition
August 11, 2014
When you are preparing to host your student, it is natural to focus on how you can make the transition easier. Without a solid understanding of the student's cultural background, this can be a little... Read more
Cultural Differences: Food Edition
August 4, 2014
As with any culture, food is an integral part of Chinese culture. By understanding dining customs in China, you can gain insight into Chinese culture as a whole as well as some of the difficulties... Read more
The Story Behind the Dragon Boat Festival
June 2, 2014
Duan Wu Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival, is celebrated every fifth day of the fifth month according to the Chinese lunar calendar. This year, the Dragon Boat Festival falls on June... Read more
Guest Post! The Process of Chinese Adoption
March 18, 2014
Joanna Dumas is a Residential Manager for gphomestay. She worked with international students in the past and has also worked with teens with behavioral challenges. Joanna’s interest in the... Read more

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