Announcing Capstone’s Spring 2020 StudyUSA & Canada Higher Education Fairs

And now a word from our sponsor...  🙂  I'm pleased to announce Capstone's spring 2020 StudyUSA & Canada Higher Education Fairs, which will take place from 21 February to 1 March in Hanoi, Haiphong, Danang, Nha Trang, and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).  Please click on the ad on the left or the poster below for … Continue reading Announcing Capstone’s Spring 2020 StudyUSA & Canada Higher Education Fairs

International vs. Country-Specific Fairs

Recruiters have lots of choices when it comes to different types of fairs. All make the same promises. Hundreds or even thousands of students at each event, all interested in overseas study and all with the ability to pay. How to choose? Here’s one easy way. If you represent an institution from a top five … Continue reading International vs. Country-Specific Fairs

Of Smoke, Mirrors, & Educational Consultants

I continue to document and add to my rather lengthy inventory the many ways in which educational consulting companies cheat their clients and partners.  This began with an article I wrote in 12/14 for University World News entitled Walking the walk – Ethical agency-based recruitment. Here's one that involves an upcoming US higher education mini-fair.  … Continue reading Of Smoke, Mirrors, & Educational Consultants

The End of An Era: Life Without the IIE Higher Education Fairs

There was a time when IIE higher education fairs were all the rage in Vietnam, when IIE and its EducationUSA advising centers were one of the few quality games in town.  You announced the fairs, did some light publicity and, Lord, did they ever come...  in droves.  There was such an unquenchable thirst for information … Continue reading The End of An Era: Life Without the IIE Higher Education Fairs

Fall 2015 EducationUSA Higher Ed Fairs: Location, Location, Location?

Tuesday, October 6th: HO CHI MINH CITY Wednesday, October 7th: CAN THO Friday, October 9th: HUE I must admit that I'm a bit baffled as to why EdUSA is organizing fairs in Can Tho and Hue.  Nice places to visit but not exactly hot "markets" for StudyUSA.  (At least one has quite a few students … Continue reading Fall 2015 EducationUSA Higher Ed Fairs: Location, Location, Location?

Linden U.S. University Fairs – In Cooperation With Capstone Vietnam

I'm pleased to announce that Capstone Vietnam, a full-service educational consulting company based in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), is assisting Linden Educational Services with its U.S. University Fairs on 20 and 22 September in Hanoi and HCMC, respectively. There are currently 34 colleges and universities from 18 states participating in this fair … Continue reading Linden U.S. University Fairs – In Cooperation With Capstone Vietnam