Some Chinese Students Misled on American Colleges

May 23, 2011

A Bloomberg article explores the way some agents in China may be exploiting students who are trying to enroll at colleges in the United States. The main example in the article is a student who was encouraged by an agent (paid $5,000) to enroll at the University of Connecticut, based on a description of the main UConn campus. The student didn't realize that he was actually enrolling at a small branch campus. The article also noted links between some agents and real estate developers who want to get foreign students to live in their apartments.

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