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Select exchange programs in California

Choose a high school in the Golden State

California is the most popular choice for a program abroad in the United States among exchange students. It is the third-largest US state and is known for its great contrasts: mountains, beaches, exciting cities, national parks, and famous theme parks. The Golden State has much to offer for sports enthusiasts. There are always people kite surfing, surfing, and water skiing with a warm climate.

A Select Exchange in California is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the American culture. Make new friends, experience cheerleading and football. Imagine spending your student exchange in the state of Hollywood, Disneyland, Silicon Valley, Yosemite, and more!

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Popular high schools in California

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The experience of a lifetime

A Select exchange program is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that shapes your future. Check out this short guide to plan your exchange in the USA. Apply now to meet with us to make that plan a reality.

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Study at a high school in California

Choosing to study abroad with Southern Cross Cultural Exchange means we will guide you to find the perfect program. And no matter which program you take, you will learn for life, with the support of our one team across the globe.

Let us introduce all the options for you. Each of our programs is designed for you to Learn for Life, and become independent, with a safety net.

With our Select program, you can choose the school and district in the city of interest. We have a wonderful selection of schools in California so you can choose the location, sports, and subjects you are keen on. Our expert staff will guide you to find your perfect match.

The diverse city and culture, sunny weather, and incredible beaches makes California the number one dream destination for many exchange students. Our USA Select program gives you the gift of choice to find the school that best suits your favourite subject, art, or sport. You can then head to the beach after school!

Choose our Select High School program and pick your high school in California

A Select exchange program in California is ideal for anyone looking to enjoy a typical American high school experience. Here are some of our most popular high schools in the USA: Chico Unified School District, Morgan Hill Unified School District or El Camino Real Charter High School.

On our Select program, you can choose which school in California you want to attend. Live the traditional USA high school experience from Pep rallies to Prom Night. Expand your academic horizon with our private and boarding schools. The choice is yours.

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