Foreign Students in U.S.

U.S. campuses are on edge over Ebola

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One college suspends new admissions for all of Africa while other institutions have disinvited speakers or quarantined students and faculty. 

New research on retention of international students

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In new research being released at international education conference, foreign students identify financial issues as their main sources of dissatisfaction.


A look at the landscape of pathway programs for international students run in cooperation with for-profit partners

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The continuing growth of pathway programs for international students reflects trends toward for-profit/nonprofit partnerships and raises questions about readiness and rigor.

At gathering of senior international educators, the integration of international students was a theme

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So you have X number of international students on your campus. So what?


Survey finds increases in international enrollments, study abroad

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Annual "Open Doors" survey finds a 7.2 percent increase in international students at U.S. colleges and a 3.4 percent increase in American study abroad participation.

George Mason turns to corporate partner to grow international enrollments and programs

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George Mason developed a pathway program for international students on its own but, in search of higher enrollments, now plans to join forces with a corporate partner. 

Admissions association lifts ban on commissioned agents in international recruiting

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Association of admissions officers lifts its ban on the use of commissioned agents in international student recruitment.

NACAC panel would allow, but discourage, use of commission-based agents

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Admissions association panel seeks to lift ban on agents paid on commission in international student recruiting -- while maintaining that the "best practice" is not to use them at all.

Wake Forest to deliver preparatory curriculum at Chinese high schools

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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)?

International educators consider the challenges in integrating students from abroad

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


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