Shannon, a 23-year old from Florida, lies with her host family in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. Her advice: it's easy to get comfortable and forget that your time here is limited, make the most of it!
Emily, a 23-year old from Minnesota, lives with her host family in Neuilly-sur-Seine, on the outskirts of Paris. One of her suggestions for meeting Parisians is asking your host family if they know anyone your age (you might be surprised!).