The Exchange Student is a teenage television romance that shows how two
people from different worlds can find each other in harsh circumstance.
The drama is part of the CBS After School series and tells the story of
Maneka (Neeta Puri), a high school exchange student who arrives in an
American suburb to study. Maneka is a pen pal of Julie (Paige Lyn
Price), and the two girls consider themselves sisters. Maneka soon has a
hard time adapting to American suburbia. Julie's brother Todd (Josh
Hamilton) agrees to help the teenager adjust at school. Things become
difficult after the two teenagers fall in love.