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3 Real Reasons Why International Students Can't Find Jobs in the US

Li Lin | Posted 03.04.2016 | College
Li Lin

During the past year, I've talked to hundreds of international students in the world, and the most common question they ask me is: "Why can't I find a job?"

Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 03.01.2016 | Education
Deborah J. Levine

Educating for Going Global The International Business Council (IBC) of the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a panel of educators ...

A Letter to International Students on How to Survive Your Education in America

Dennis Jett | Posted 01.03.2016 | Education
Dennis Jett

A few other tips for avoiding problems while in America. If you approach, or are approached by, law enforcement officers, always do so with your hands up and ask a friend to video the encounter. And finally don't go near any borders or it will be assumed that you entered illegally.

Teaching America

Jay Halfond | Posted 12.29.2015 | College
Jay Halfond

Over the last five years, the influx of foreign students has grown almost fifty percent. One of America's great economic success stories is its higher education - which exports academic programs abroad by importing over one million students annually from other countries.

Diversity of International Students in the US

Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2015 | Education
Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D.

The latest Open Doors data indicates yet another year of growth in international student enrollment. Between 2009 and 2014, the number of international students has increased by 41 per cent to reach a total of 974,926.

Oratile Mmolawa: On Life After University and Holding Onto Your Dreams

Nyarai Chapingidza | Posted 10.29.2015 | College
Nyarai Chapingidza

You might not know who Oratile Mmolawa is but you might be familiar with Cassper Nyovest or Tshego. Both Cassper Nyovest and Tshego are South African artists, who have released hit songs in South Africa, that have gained the applause of fans throughout the African continent.

Moving Beyond The Classroom at University

Nyarai Chapingidza | Posted 09.09.2015 | College
Nyarai Chapingidza

While I am always happy to give advice based on my experience, it is never guaranteed what job you may land. However, working hard and thinking outside the box, to ensure you graduate with more than a qualification is a great plan to consider.

Demanding Democracy Is Seditious in Thailand

Rangsiman Rome | Posted 07.22.2016 | World
Rangsiman Rome

On June 24, 2015, we went to the police station, but to file a complaint of brutality rather than respond to the summons against us. At last, our powerless bare hands which had been unable to shake the junta's power began to cause them worry.

Break That Bubble

Ena Alvarado | Posted 06.21.2015 | College
Ena Alvarado

I have felt an acute sense of detachment, from the college community, in its response -- or lack thereof, I should say -- to particular global issues, including those pertaining to Venezuela.

Rebecca Klein

Study: American Students Have High Levels Of Education, But Stressful Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

While American students have high levels of educational achievement and decent test scores, they may also experience high levels of social stress and ...

More International Students On Campus, Especially In Some States

Stateline | Jake Grovum | Posted 12.01.2014 | College

This article comes to us courtesy of Stateline, where it was originally published. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Chari...

Creative Ways U.S. Families Can Bring the World to Them: Options to Promote Student Learning

Carol J. Carter | Posted 12.29.2014 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

This summer, I went to a party for some graduating high school students and met a young woman who had just landed in Denver after spending eight months in Oman.

Families Speak on How Hosting International Students Changed Their Lives

Carol J. Carter | Posted 12.24.2014 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

To be expected, it takes some time for the international students to adapt to their new surroundings, but hosts Brian and Raina say they largely face the same challenges that all parents of teenagers face: go to bed, get up, clean your room, get organized.

7 Perspectives From International Princeton Students

Sam Maron | Posted 12.14.2014 | College
Sam Maron

While it is important to be well-read and keep up with the news, it can be equally important to make sure the news stories mean something to you personally.

This City Sends The Most Students To Study In The U.S.

wgbh | Kirk Caprezza | Posted 10.14.2014 | College

American higher education is increasingly a global export -- something colleges and universities are selling abroad. Now, a new report from the Brooki...

Kim Bellware

Why International Students Are Flooding Public Universities In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 09.24.2014 | College

When UCLA freshmen arrive on campus in two weeks, an estimated 1 in 10 will be from outside the United States. UCLA is among the schools with the h...

10 Reasons Why You Should Move to Another City in Your 20s

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Mo Seetubtim

Nothing can bring you closer to building an intimate relationship with yourself and getting to know yourself better than moving away from home and living in another city.

One Group Faces Challenges Over Online Degrees

us news | Devon Haynie | Posted 05.27.2014 | College

The following article comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. The lure of earning an online degree fr...

What If Your Story Is Mine?

Matt Murrie | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

The one thing that rarely happens is a genuine connection of empathy between those consuming the media stories and those who are living them.

International Students: Top 10 Tips for U.S. College Applications

Josh Stephens | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Josh Stephens

The reward comes long after you've done the work. Don't wait until the night before -- or the month before -- to create a game plan.

Finding a Safe Haven and an Opportunity to Succeed

Global Kids | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Global Kids

Global Kids had an after-school program there. Then I started going to the Global Kids offices. It was always a blessing. Being someone who spoke with a heavy accent was not an issue. Being someone who had different ideas was not an issue.

Leveling the Playing Field: Curbing Cheating in College Admissions

James Werner | Posted 05.03.2014 | College
James Werner

The massive amount of information that flows through an admissions office often means that there is no time to double check the facts. The strain on resources, time and funding has led to increased opportunities for cheating.

Yet Another American Dream Left Unfulfilled

Ketaki Desai | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Ketaki Desai

Every year thousands of students from all over the world make their way to American universities. Most of them come with the hope of achieving the American dream. Our story started out on a similar note.

Cheap Travel Tips For Students

us news | KATELYN RUIZ | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

This article comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. Many international students have already seen par...

First Christmases in Bethlehem and America

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Terry Kelhawk

Perhaps each of our births is a type of first Christmas. We arrive as strangers on this planet. On this hostile planet we all will have crosses to bear. We are not the Savior, but we can be a savior.