March 27, 2016
Why More Students Are Leaving the U.S. for College
by Sarah Grant   When Michael Ferrante, a 21-year-old college senior, returned to Baltimore to finish school after studying in Berlin for a year, he had only one regret—not having […]
March 27, 2016
Recruiting foreign students, Catholic schools fill seats and coffers
By Kathy Boccella, Staff Writer POSTED: March 14, 2016 As president of Conwell-Egan Catholic High School, Janet Dollard is in charge of everything except academics on […]
March 27, 2016
Advice College Admissions Officers Give Their Own Kids
While most parents find the college process stressful and bewildering, we interviewed some who have a unique perspective: admissions officers who are also the parents of […]
March 27, 2016
U.S. Colleges Look to Recruit More Students From Africa
By Karen MacGregor and Francis Kokutse, for University World News MARCH 16, 2016 With an eye on Africa’s youthful population, economic growth and swelling middle-class, the […]
March 27, 2016
Saudi tightens rules for scholarships to study abroad
The Saudi Arabian government has decided on new eligibility requirements on its multi-billion dollar scholarship program for young Saudis who study for university degrees abroad, the […]
March 27, 2016
Chinese students are hiring ‘gunmen’ to take the tests that will get them into American colleges
In the fall of 2013, Yue Zou decided that she wanted to leave Hegang, the city where she lived in the Heilongjiang province of China, and […]
March 27, 2016
How to Game the College Rankings
Northeastern University executed one of the most dramatic turnarounds in higher education. Its recipe for success? A single-minded focus on just one list. In 1996, Richard […]
March 27, 2016
MIT’s Star Wars-themed admissions video is delightfully nerdy
By Charlotte Wilder March 8, 2016 [youtube id=”wdbLoT0tcm0″ mode=”normal”] The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Admissions department released a delightfully nerdy Star Wars-themed video telling prospective students […]
March 27, 2016
Young Saudis See Cushy Jobs Vanish Along With Nation’s Oil Wealth
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — In pressed white robes and clutching crisp résumés, young Saudi men packed a massive hall at a university in the capital city […]
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