Foreign Exchange Students Come From All Over The World


Rachel Banks and Aracely Morales

Yiping Li – Senior

1. Where are you from?

  • China

2. What do you miss the most about your country?

  • My family and the food

3. What are some of your favorite hobbies, and why?

  • Painting and drawing. “I don’t know; it kills time.”

4. How long have you been in America?

  • 11 months

5. Where have you been aside from Alma?

  • England and around Thailand

6. Are you in any extracurricular activities?

  • Art Club and sculpture

7. Do you like the school so far?

  • “I love school.”

8. What do you dislike most about America?

  • The food. “Too much sugar. Too much.”

9. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

  • New Zealand

10. Do you have any siblings? How old are they?

  • An older sister, 22-years old

11. How old are you?

  • 17-years old

12. Was it easy making friends?

  • Yes. “Talking helps. Being friendly, too.”

13. What is your favorite restaurant in Alma?

  • KFC & Mazzios

14. Did you choose to come to Alma? Why?

  • I didn’t choose

15. Who do you miss most from your country?

  • Daddy, sister, cousin, mother. “They spoil me a lot.”

16. What are some major differences you see in the countries?

  • Opinions about school and studying. “In China, we study a lot.”

17. What are some major differences you see in the schools?

  • “There we study for 12 hours and NO DATING.”

18. Where are you planning on going next?

  • Italy, Greece and Egypt