“What International Students Think About U.S. Higher Education” (Revisited)

Attitudes and Perceptions of Prospective Students From Around the World (2015) New edition, revised and expanded According to the website announcement, this revised and expanded Institute of International Education (IIE) report examines the attitudes and perceptions that international students who are considering studying in the United States have of U.S. higher education and other key … Continue reading “What International Students Think About U.S. Higher Education” (Revisited)

Record # of Visas Issued to US-Bound VN Students in FY14

In fiscal year (FY) 2014, US Mission Vietnam, i.e., the Embassy in Hanoi and the Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, issued a record 14,822 student (F-1) visas to Vietnamese students, according to the US State Department's annual report (204 KB PDF download). This is the largest ever one-year numerical increase for Vietnam while … Continue reading Record # of Visas Issued to US-Bound VN Students in FY14

International Recruitment Tools and Techniques: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

I'm looking forward to participating in a general session of interest to colleagues involved in international student recruitment entitled International Recruitment Tools and Techniques: One Size Doesn't Fit All. This session is part of the Practitioner Toolbox Track. Session Description:  With the demographic downturn in the United States and increased competition for international students, growing … Continue reading International Recruitment Tools and Techniques: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

The First Study in the USA Blogger & Vlogger Contest

Made in Vietnam, Study in the USA Study in the USA, a famous Seattle, Washington-based company, which began with the simple mission of providing helpful information about U.S. colleges and universities to international students and connecting them with reputable programs in the USA, is looking for its very first Study in the USA Blogger/Vlogger in … Continue reading The First Study in the USA Blogger & Vlogger Contest

Vietnam’s Stock Continues to Rise…

 in the World of U.S. International Student Recruitment Let me begin with the end of an article I wrote for the NAFSA International Enrollment Management (IEM) e-newsletter.  If you're interested in reading the piece in its entirety, follow this link. A Look Ahead Vietnam is a country on the move. Daunting obstacles have been overcome … Continue reading Vietnam’s Stock Continues to Rise…

Top Emerging Markets for International Student Recruitment

Below are some excerpts from this World Education Services (WES) follow-up study to a 2012 research report that identifies key emerging markets for international student recruitment through 2018 and seeks to inform higher education institutions’ strategic planning by giving them a deeper understanding of future international student recruitment markets. This report addresses two main questions: … Continue reading Top Emerging Markets for International Student Recruitment