Program participation benefits the exchanged student as follows:
Academic skills sharpen in world leading education system
Multicultural awareness, knowledge and skills increased, international network broadened
Free tuition fee and covered living expenses for J-1exchanged student)
Studying at an accredited public or private high school and live with an American host family or at an accredited boarding school in the United States.
What & How long
What is J-1Secondary Student Exchange Program?How long is the Program?
The Exchange Visitor Program promotes mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by educational and cultural exchanges. Foreign secondary students have the opportunity to study at an accredited public or private high school and live with an American host family or at an accredited boarding school in the United States.
The exchanged students can study in the US for up to one year. After J-1 high school program, students can apply for F-1 student visa in order to continue the study plan in the United States.
Am I eligible to apply for the Program?
If you satisfy all of the following requirements, do not hesitate to apply for the Program:
Be at least 15 years of age, but not more than 18 years and six months of age as of the program start date;
Not have previously participated in a secondary school student academic year or semester exchange program or attended school in the United States in either F-1 or J-1 status
How does ProPath help?
ProPath is working with the U.S. government authorized organizations, the official administrators (program sponsors) of the Exchange Visitor Program to assist exchanged students with the whole process, from application to transition into their new journey in the USA.
The following services are provided by ProPath to the applicants:
Initial screening of resume, transcripts, essay and cover letter
Initial interview with ProPath to evaluate the applicant’s academic ability and English proficiency
Supervision & Guidance
Supervision and guidance for application process
Assistance on school placement procedures
Coaching & Assisting
Coaching for final interview with the host school
Assistance with J-1 visa application
Coaching for J-1 visa interview
Pre-departure & Post-arrival
Coordination of airport pick-up and settlement to ensure that the exchange teachers have a smooth transition in the US