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Foreign Students
Jul 09, 2015
At conference on overseas admissions, discussions focus on whether widespread reports about application fraud are leaving those who are honest feeling they have to cheat.

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May 9, 2013

Students and exchange scholars are being referred to secondary inspection under policies put in place after the Boston Marathon bombings. Reported delays range from 20 minutes to three hours.

April 25, 2013

Wake Forest will be working with Chinese high schools to prepare students for U.S.-style curriculum and will send their video portfolios directly to the colleges they apply to. Is this a money-maker or a much-needed service (or both)?

April 23, 2013

Australian government announces plan to turn "start up" grants for textbooks and other costs into loans, which critics deride as a slippery slope that will hurt needy students.

April 18, 2013

Kerry says Japanese students are deterred by fears of gun violence. Chinese and Saudi Arabian students are among victims of Boston bombings. Does growth in international student population come despite concerns on safety?

 

April 12, 2013

In Washington state, legislators propose a 20 percent surcharge on international student tuition. The universities worry that students will stop coming.

April 8, 2013

Report finds only marginal increase in applications from outside the U.S. to graduate schools. China -- source of large increases in recent years -- shows decline.

March 4, 2013

U.S. universities are recruiting increasing numbers of students from abroad, but many worry about the students' disconnection from campus life.

February 21, 2013

At gathering of senior international officers, participants discuss the dynamic state of the field. 

February 18, 2013

An unaccredited California institution lacks approval by the state to operate, but is allowed to enroll international students -- some of whom say the education is seriously substandard.

 

January 3, 2013

Eager to increase their international enrollments, colleges create more conditional admission and pathway options for students lacking in English language proficiency. The challenge: uphold minimum standards while expanding access.

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