This Youth For Understanding USA evaluation takes about 15 minutes. Your responses will help the YFU Team assess how well YFU programs support students and facilitate growth and learning.  YFU uses evaluation feedback to strengthen future programs. All of us on the YFU Team thank you for your feedback.

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* 1. In which country did your child's YFU exchange take place?

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* 2. How long was your child's YFU study abroad program?

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* 3. Assess your YFU experience in the following areas:

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YFU USA support during the application process (answered questions about the program, prices, assisted in completing the application, helped us choose programs, etc)
YFU USA support and communication during the registration process (acceptance notifications, visa information, welcome packets, etc)
YFU USA scholarship process (interview, teacher recommendation, essays, etc)
YFU USA timeliness in scholarship award notification 
YFU USA orientations (local, national, Japan pre-departure, webinars)
YFU USA overall application process
YFU USA billing process
YFU USA overall enrollment process
Travel arrangements
The cost of the YFU USA Program

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* 4. Describe the most positive change you have seen in your child since studying abroad

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* 5. What reservations did you have about sending your child on an exchange program?

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* 6. Post-program, how did your reservations about sending your child on an exchange program change?

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* 7. My child experienced the following as a result of the exchange program:

  Significant growth Moderate growth Some growth Little growth No growth
Understanding of another culture
Appreciation of US values
Ability to tolerate differences
Ability to adapt
Ability to accept failure
Ability to communicate
Self-reliance, resourcefulness
Independence
Career direction

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* 8. After the study abroad program, my child's foreign language skills have:

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* 9. *Overall, how satisfied were you with your child's YFU study abroad experience?

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* 10. *On a scale of 0-10, where 0 is "very unlikely" and 10 is "extremely likely," how likely is it that you would recommend this program to a friend, peer, or family member?

0 - very unlikely 5- Likely 10 - Extremely likely
i We adjusted the number you entered based on the slider’s scale.

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* 11. The YFU USA team appreciates your responses and the time taken to complete this survey. Your feedback is very important to us. YFU strives continually to strengthen the YFU exchange experience for all participants! We welcome any additional comments about your YFU experience.

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