German exchange student Tim Oswald shares his experience with CBYX

CBYX student Tim Oswald at the Golden Gate Bridge.

Name:  Tim Oswald

Grade: Junior / 11

Where you’re from:  Weisenheim am Sand in the Palatinate region, close to Mannheim/Ludwigshafen in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Current location: Brentwood, CA –  a suburb of San Francisco located in the East Bay region of the Bay Area in Northern California.

What motivated you to apply to the CBYX program?  

What motivated me the most to apply for the CBYX program was my desire to leave Germany for a year and participate in an exchange year to learn more about a different culture, meet different people with different ideas and improve my English skills. When I found out about the CBYX program I was thrilled because I have been interested in politics since a very young age and the CBYX program combined all my interests including international politics, leadership, language and culture into one and therefore was the perfect program for me.

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