Jolyne Kowalle – Germany
First, introduce yourself in a few words:
Jolyne: I’m Jolyne Kowalle and I’m a 16year old exchange student from Germany.
Why did you want to be an exchange student ?
Jolyne: I wanted to experience the high school spirit and I wanted to make international friendships.
How are you adjusting to life in America?
Jolyne: I think I’m doing pretty good, I just have a few language problems sometimes and I miss my family.
How different is your country’s education compared to America’s?
Jolyne : We don’t have Chromebook and don’t need to turn in so many assignments.
What clichés have you found out to be true or false about America?
Jolyne : That the food is unhealthy is true, that everyone is open minded is also true. Clothes are less expensive here.
What is your favorite American food?
Jolyne : Probably tacos or pizza.
What did you do in your free time back home and what do you do here?
Jolyne : I go to the gym, go to football games, or meet up with my friends and gossip at Starbucks.
What do you miss the most about your country?
Jolyne : I really miss my family.
What is something that is harder than you expected?
Jolyne : Being homesick was harder than I thought.
What is something you like more in the US than in your country?
Jolyne : The people for sure.