Top 10: Favourite US States!

Travelling around America was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had in my life. I’ve always wanted to visit the USA and when moving out there to be an Au Pair for two years, never in a million years … Continue reading

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Surviving A Long Distance Relationship

My whole adult life, I’d always sworn I’d never do a long distance relationship. I always thought that being away from your partner for such long periods of time could surely only cause nothing but sadness, paranoia and doubt – … Continue reading

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8 – Preparing To Leave…

So you’ve finally finished your application, found a family that matches what you want – and by this point are probably absolutely exhausted and never wanna hear the words Au Pair or application ever again! But the fun part is … Continue reading

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7 – Being On View…

Some people match with the first family they speak to, for others, it takes a few interviews and a few families to put you on view before you can decide what you want. I was part of the latter, taking … Continue reading

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5 – The Matching Process…

Strap yourself in, because the matching process is a crazy roller-coaster of emotions! There will be moments of excitement, nervousness, disappointment, frustration – and sometimes all of these things at once! Make sure you don’t panic and stay focused – … Continue reading

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4 – The Application Process…

The application process to become an Au Pair definitely isn’t quick or easy – but being able to live in America for a year, with such a huge support network around you, makes the hours spent perfecting your profile seem … Continue reading

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3 – Preparing For Your Interview…

The initial point of contact with whatever Au Pair agency you go with is generally a short telephone conversation to check you fit the qualifications of being an Au Pair, then, if all is successful, you’ll get invited for a … Continue reading

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