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Advice From A Bropair

Advice From A Bropair

By Jarryd Wentzel
Jarryd Wentzel AKA the Bropair is a 26 year-old South African who lived and worked in America as a male au pair. He created this YouTube channel to help out other au pairs on their American journey by giving them tips and knowledge about all things au pair related as well as changing society's perceptions on male au pairs. He gives his perspective on whats it's like as a male in a female-dominated industry.

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10 Best Gap Year Ideas | What Is An Au Pair And Why Is It The Best Exchange Year Idea?
These are the 10 BEST gap year ideas for you! If you are thinking about taking a gap year then this video is the one for you to help you to decide which gap year option is best for you. I also tell you abut my gap year experience as an au pair and why I think au pairing is the best gap year option!  I hope that you enjoyed the video. Leave a like, comment down below which gap year ideas sounds best to you and consider subscribing for more helpful videos and so that you don't miss out on my next 2 videos about gap years! Time Stamps [00:00] - Intro [00:46] - Why I started the gap year mini-series [01:46] - Gap year idea 1: Learn a new language in a foreign country [02:00] - Gap year idea 2: Teach English as a foreign language (TEFL) [02:15] - Gap year idea 3: Backpack through a country [02:29] - Gap year idea 4: Volunteer [02:45] - Gap year idea 5: Get a job or holiday working visa / working holiday visa [03:00] - Gap year idea 6: Work at a summer camp with kids [03:06] - Gap year idea 7: Join the WorkAway program [03:18] - Gap year idea 8: Explore your creative side [03:34] - Gap year idea 8: Start an online business [03:36] - Gap year idea 10: Take online courses [03:55] - BONUS Gap year idea: Work on a yacht or a cruise ship [03:59] - Why is au pairing the best gap year option? [04:03] - What is an au pair? [04:56] - Benefits of being an au pair [06:11] - Me manifesting my success on YouTube haha #gapyear #exchangeyear #aupair #maleaupair #thebropair
06:38
April 12, 2021
Should You Take Your Gap Year BEFORE Or AFTER College?
When it comes to gap years normally people would think that you can only take them before college or university but you can also take a gap year after you study, that is what I did. Listen to this podcast to learn the differences between the two and which option is the best for you. #jarrydwentzel #thebropair #maleaupair #jaychama #aupair #gapyearafterhighschool #gapyearaftercollege  #shoulditakeagapyear #gapyear
02:32
March 17, 2021
Should I Take A Gap Year In 2021 | Pros And Cons Of Taking A Gap Year
If you are unsure about what you want to do after high school and college/university is more of an impulse decision then this video is perfect for you! This video is all about the idea of taking a gap year. This is a brand new short video series for people who are 17 or 18 years old and unsure about what their future plans and if they are going to study at college or university. Time Stamps [00:00] - Intro [00:46] - Gap year definition (what is a gap year) [01:03] - Benefits of taking a gap year [01:21] - My gap year story [01:55] - Welcome to my TEDx Talk [02:47] - Pros of taking a gap year [03:50] - Cons of a gap year [04:49] - College experience in 2021 #jarrydwentzel #thebropair #maleaupair #jaychama #aupair #gapyearafterhighschool #gapyearaftercollege  #shoulditakeagapyear
05:48
March 11, 2021
Answering Your Questions About Long Distance Relationship | Instagram Q & A (Au Pair Edition)
You asked me questions on Instagram about long distance relationships and here are my answers and advice for you. The relationship advice and tips in this video are for everyone, not just au pairs.  Time Stamps [00:00​] - Intro [01:07​] - I am about to go back to SA and I'm about to be in an LDR. Any advice? [01:53​] - How is your experience? Ups/downs? Tell us everything [02:58​] - How to make it work with the time difference? [03:56​] - Have you talked about your future together? [04:28​] - What made you go for a relationship knowing you'd be leaving eventually? [05:35​] - How do you make it work if you know it may be long distance for years? [06:10​] - On a scale of 1-10, how much does the time difference suck? [06:54​] - What's your best advice? Me and my bf are gonna do long distance in a few months [07:22​] - What's your guys plan? How long will you do long distance? [07:32​] - - How long do you think a long distance relationship can work before needing to live close? [08:08​] - Tips for making a long distance relationship work [08:33​] - How to make it work? [08:47​] - Isn't it hard not being able to hug her when you feel like it? [09:04​] - How do you really not miss each other or deal with the missing? [09:27​] - What apps do you use together? [09:39​] - Do you have a limit of how long you can go without seeing each other? [09:59​] - Basically everything because I kind of feel lost #aupair #longdistancerelationship #datingadvice #ldr #longdistancerelationshipadvice #longdistancerelationshiptips
10:47
March 3, 2021
How You Can Have A Successful Long Distance Relationship | My LDR Story (Au Pair Edition)
Are you in a relationship and wanting to become an au pair? Or are you an au pair and found love in your new host-country? Well then this is the perfect video for you! I met my girlfriend while I was in America and after my 2 years as an au pair I had to come back to South Africa. It was a long 10 months apart but she was finally able to come and visit me for 3 weeks! Here I tell you my long distance relationship story as well as give you the advice you need to make yours a successful one and help you to survive long distance! #aupair #ldr #longdistancerelationship
10:08
February 23, 2021
How To Make The Most Of Your Au Pair Experience
To make the most of your au pair experience you need to have a plan. These are the au pair tips and tricks you can use to have the most memorable gap year experience as an au pair in USA, Europe or anywhere else in the world. #aupair #maleaupair #thebropair #aupairworld #aupairexperience
03:20
December 15, 2020
Ultimate CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE For Au Pairs in 2020 | Amazon Christmas Wish List
If you still have no idea what to buy your host parents and host kids for Christmas then this is the video for YOU! In this video I give you 7 gift ideas for parents and 9 gift ideas for children. Share this video with other au pairs that you know, they may need it too! Have a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! 😄 #aupair #maleaupair #thebropair #aupairchristmas #holidaygiftguide #amazonwishlist #amazonchristmaswishlist #holidaygiftguideamazon  #hostfamily
07:08
December 1, 2020
Ultimate CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE For Host Families in 2020 | Au Pair Christmas Wish List
If you still have no idea what to buy your au pair for Christmas then look no further! In this video I give you 10 great gift ideas that you can give to your wonderful au pair. Share this video with other host families that you know, they may need it too!  Au Pairs you should watch this too as I mention many of the things on your Christmas wish list and there's a few au pair jokes just for you! 🙌😂 #aupair #maleaupair #thebropair #hostfamily #christmasgiftguide #christmaswishlist #giftguide #christmaspresentideas
04:52
November 27, 2020
10 Questions You NEED To Ask The Previous Au Pair!
The absolute best way of finding out about how a host-family is would be to ask the previous au pair. They have been there for a year and so they know how the family works and how everything runs in the house. I have made a list of the top 10 questions you as the new au pair, au pair who is extending with a new family or an au pair who is in rematch and trying to find a new host family needs to ask the previous/current au pair so that you can be prepared for your au pair experience.  The host-family will only give you the contact details of the current au pair or previous au pair after they have spoken to you on your Skype interview and they are interested in you.  I hope that you enjoyed the video. Leave a like, comment down below a question that you would want to know from the previous au pair and consider subscribing for more helpful au pair videos.  Have a great day! 😄  - the Bropair #aupair #maleaupair #thebropair #currentaupair #previousaupair #skypequestions #skypeinterview
07:09
November 2, 2020
Online School Tips For Your Host Kids (Elearning/homeschool/distance learning)
With the stay at home order there are millions of children who now have to do school from home. Whether you call it homeschool, e-learning, distance learning, online school, its all the same thing. It is a tough time for teachers, parents, au pairs and children alike but with the right preparations in place we can be successful with learning from home.
05:14
September 30, 2020
Male Au Pair Answers The Web's Most Searched Questions | Wired Parody
the Bropair makes a parody of WIRED's Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet's burning questions abou au pairing. This is the most comprehensive au pair interview and answers everything you have probably wanted to know about the cultural exchange program. What does an au pair do? Which is the best agency? How much money do au pairs make? Jarryd answers all of these questions and much more! Jarryd Wentzel AKA the Bropair is a 27 year-old South African who lived and worked in America as a male au pair. He created this YouTube channel to help out other au pairs on their American journey by giving them tips and knowledge about everything related to being an au pair as well as changing society's perceptions on male au pairs. He gives his perspective on what it's like as a male in a female-dominated industry. He documented all of his trips all around America and even some parts of the world! So like, subscribe and come along on this amazing adventure of being an au pair! 😄
10:49
August 6, 2020
YOUR Advice For The BEST Au Pair Bedroom (Instagram Q&A + Reddit Q&A)
I asked my followers on Instagram and Reddit what advice for host family they had regarding the au pair bedroom and bathroom and what would make it the best au pair room ever and this is what they had to say. You guys give the best au pair advice, thank you for sharing with me! 🙌💗 All au pairs are nervous and excited about their new adventure so it would be best try and accommodate them as much as possible. If you treat them well then it will be a better experience for everyone from the host kids to you the host parents. As a host family you want your new au pair to be as comfortable in your home as possible. This is going to be their new home for the next year or even two years so putting in the extra effort into making their bedroom and bathroom a pleasant experience will go a long way with them. They will also be able to brag to their new au pair friends that they have the best host family. #aupair #maleaupair #thebropair #aupairqanda #aupairqa #aupairbedroomtour #aupairroomtour #aupairroom #aupairexperience #redditqa
08:40
July 17, 2020
Why YOU Should Au Pair In Texas (Cowboys, Music Festivals, Food And Football)
In this podcast you will find out why you should au pair in Texas. I speak about my au pair experience in Texas and why I loved it so much. We also play a really fun game of true or false with Texas stereotypes! Can you guess which ones are true and which are false?? 😀 I hope that you enjoyed this week's podcast. Leave a like and consider subscribing for more helpful au pair videos.  Have a great week! 😄  - the Bropair #aupair #maleaupair #thebropair #aupairintexas #texasstereotypes #lifeintexas #livingintexas #texaslife
03:37
June 30, 2020
Should You Extend Your Au Pair Year? | Current Host Family Or Rematch?
As an au pair in America you can extend your stay for an additional 6, 9 or 12 months. If you choose to extend your au pair program then it can be very difficult to decide if you should extend with your current host family or if you should go into rematch and find a new host family in a different state. There are pros and cons to both options and in this video I will give you information that will help you to make the right decision. #aupair #maleaupair #thebropair #extension #hostfamily #rematch
03:37
June 19, 2020
YOUR Advice For New Au Pairs In 2020 (Instagram Q & A)
I asked my followers questions on Instagram about what advice they would give to new au pairs just starting out on their American au pair journey and this is what they had to say. These are pieces of advice from 10 different current and former au pairs so you can definitely trust what they have to say!  The advice ranges from teaching you how to take advantage of every day and not to be scared to go out and live your life, advice about host family, how to be careful about scammers, that you should start learning English early on and so much more! #aupair #maleaupair #thebropair #aupairadvice #newaupair #howtoaupair
10:11
June 12, 2020
10 BEST Skype Interview Questions Host Family NEEDS To Ask ALL Au Pairs
Welcome host-family to the most important questions you need to ask au pairs during your Skype interviews with them. For those au pairs watching well done because watching this video means that you will know what questions host-families might ask you! 👏  The Skype interview is a very important part of the process in becoming an au pair and its also one of the parts which gives the most stress to au pairs. Knowing what questions to ask will make this part easier for the host family and au pair.  I hope that you enjoyed this video and learned something new. Please leave a like if you did, i'll really appreciate it! 😄  Thanks for listening!  -THE BROPAIR #AuPair #SkypeInterview #theBropair #MaleAuPair #HostFamily #AuPairSkypeInterview #ZoomInterview #SkypeTips #ZoomTips #AuPairInUSA #AuPairAdventures #AuPairLife #BropairLife #JarrydWentzel #SkypeQuestions
05:16
May 29, 2020
8 BEST Skype Tips For Host Family Interviewing Au Pairs In 2020
Hey whats up, HOST FAMILY! Today I am going to give you the BEST 8 tips for your Skype interviews with potential au pairs. Lets go! 😃  The Skype call is super important because you will be able to see the au pair and be able to engage with each other in real time. You can get a feel for each other and learn more about one another to see if this would be a good match. This is the first time that this topic is covered as the focus is always on au pairs so I'm honoured to be able to make this podcast for you. I hope this helped you in some way. - THE BROPAIR Jarryd Wentzel AKA the Bropair is a 26 year-old South African who is currently living and working in America as a male au pair. He created this YouTube channel to help out other au pairs on their American journey by giving them tips and knowledge about all things au pair as well as changing society's perceptions on male au pairs. He gives his perspective on whats it's like as a male in a female-dominated industry. But there are also travel vlogs as he travels all around America and even some parts of the world! So give us a like and subscribe and come along on this amazing journey! :) #AuPair #SkypeInterview #theBropair #MaleAuPair #HostFamily #AuPairSkypeInterview #ZoomInterview #SkypeTips #ZoomTips #AuPairInUSA #AuPairAdventures #AuPairLife #BropairLife #JarrydWentzel #AuPairAdvice 
05:26
May 23, 2020
Dear Host-Kids: A Final Goodbye From Your Au Pair
I was an au pair in America for 2 years with the same host-family. I grew such a strong bond with my host-kids and so when the day finally arrived where I had to leave I broke down and cried. It was a very emotional moment and it still is three months later.  I wanted to show another side of being an au pair with raw emotion. The bonds created through this program are strong and I miss those boys everyday. They became my family and I will love them forever and a day.  I leaned so much by being their au pair and they ultimately made me a better man. I will be forever grateful for this experience.  This was the hardest video I've ever had to edit and I thank you for taking the time to listen.  -THE BROPAIR Jarryd Wentzel AKA the Bropair is a 26 year-old South African who is currently living and working in America as a male au pair. He created this YouTube channel to help out other au pairs on their American journey by giving them tips and knowledge about all things au pair as well as changing society's perceptions on male au pairs. He gives his perspective on whats it's like as a male in a female-dominated industry. But there are also travel vlogs as he travels all around America and even some parts of the world! So give us a like and subscribe and come along on this amazing journey! :) #AuPair #DearHostKids #theBropair #MaleAuPair #AFinalGoodbye #LastMonths #SayingGoodbye #LetterToMyBestFriend #FormerAuPair #AuPairInUSA #AuPairAdventures #AuPairLife #BropairLife #JarrydWentzel #AuPairAdvice 
05:01
May 19, 2020