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7 Perspectives From International Princeton Students

Sam Maron | Posted 10.14.2014 | 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.

PISA Results: A Chicken Little Moment?

Arthur Camins | Posted 02.08.2014 | Education
Arthur Camins

"These kinds of studies [PISA analyses] are really good at describing where we stand and maybe looking at trends. They're not good at all at telling us why."

An International Student's Education: What I Learned About Myself, America and the World

Rajika Bhandari | Posted 02.01.2014 | College
Rajika Bhandari

As a young graduate student from India, attending North Carolina State University was as much an education in psychology (my chosen field of study) as it was a life lesson about cultural differences in how knowledge is imparted and acquired in the United States

Jared Gilmour

U.S. Schools Educate Foreign Students But Immigration Law Extricates Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Jared Gilmour | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In September, Antinea Ascione was surprised to receive a letter telling her she had 60 days to leave the U.S. The 23-year-old grew up...

International Student Exchanges Make a World of Difference

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Having international students on American campuses and American students on campuses overseas ensures stronger people-to-people connections, a critical element in sustaining important bilateral relationships. In other words, having students studying around the world, and then returning home to graduate and get jobs, benefits us all.

There Are More Of These Students At American Colleges

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 11.11.2013 | College

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the numbe...

Your Kid Might Be Better Off Learning Math In Kazakhstan Than In These States

Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Unlike students around the world, Americans do not take the international exam Trends in International Math and Science Study, which measures how prim...

Book Review: The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley

Jonah Edelman | Posted 10.13.2013 | Impact
Jonah Edelman

Ripley's characters are fascinating, her writing style is accessible, and her observations are fresh. There's no hint of tired education talking points or polarizing rhetoric. Ripley lets facts and firsthand observations guide her conclusions, not the other way around.

The Flat World of Higher Education

Gary Bonvillian | Posted 10.05.2013 | College
Gary Bonvillian

The benefits to the colleges and universities who vigorously pursue and successfully maintain international programs are significant. This is a growth market for educators.

The Truth About Applying to a U.S. University as an International Student

Kat Cohen | Posted 09.30.2013 | College
Kat Cohen

What you may not know is that when it comes to international students, there is a common misconception that they have a distinct edge over American students when applying to highly selective institutions.

What If We All Lived With an Immigrant Spirit?

Matt Murrie | Posted 06.13.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Perhaps the greatest benefit of working with international students is that I get a constant reminder of what it's like to be "new." These students ar...

We Must Not Forget the Value of Learning by Doing

Kevin M. Ross | Posted 06.05.2013 | College
Kevin M. Ross

As much of the higher education industry continues to focus on the possibilities of MOOCs, we must be careful not to forget that learning by doing in real life situations brings a value that the online experience can not fully replace.

Immigration Reform Could Lead to Great Things, Including Better Science and Better Science Education

Dr. Sheldon Schuster | Posted 04.19.2013 | College
Dr. Sheldon Schuster

These students and young researchers not only do amazing things while they're here but their ideas and their drive enhances the quality of education for all of our students and the quality of life for all of our citizens.

Duke Readies For China Campus Amid Controversy

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 01.02.2013 | College

Duke University is moving to close the deal on a campus in China after celebrating preliminary approval from the Chinese government last month. Provos...