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The Future of AP Testing and College Credit

Although high AP scores have traditionally translated to credits for introductory-level university courses, schools are increasingly questioning this practice. According to this New York Times article, Dartmouth College has recently decided to stop awarding credit to students with high AP … Continue reading

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Changing Training and Testing Process for Prospective Lawyers in Korea and the Effect on LL.M. Recruitment

Korean legal programs are currently restructuring the training process for prospective lawyers. Previously, the Korean bar exam was open to all applicants. However, new 2009 laws will restrict eligibility to those who have completed 3 year law programs in the … Continue reading

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Conditional Admissions and Pathway Programs

Pathway and conditional admission programs have been growing for years. With this growth, some question whether or not universities are lowering admissions standards or making an American education accessible to more. Read on for more ideas about this question! Conditionally … Continue reading

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Parents, Courts and Schools Debate the Fate of 1+3 Programs at Korean Private Universities

Recently, the fate of 1+3 programs in Korea has been in question. Last year in November, the Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology ordered 20 private universities to shut down their 1+3 programs. However, parents of 1+3 students at … Continue reading

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Distance Learning Trends in the Korean Higher Ed Market

As universities around the world continue to embrace distance learning options in their curricula, Korean universities are no exception. This recent article published in the Korea Herald outlines some of the characteristics and players unique to the Korean market. Distance … Continue reading

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The President-Elect’s Education Policies

South Korea’s President-Elect, Park Geun-Hye, is considering policy changes that may impact international student recruiting in Korea. Among her proposals are making free high school education available to all students regardless of socio-economic status, decreasing college tuition fees, providing opportunities … Continue reading

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Different Levels of Student Mobility at Business Schools Around the Globe

As increasing numbers of campuses abroad gain AACSB accreditation, levels of student mobility begin to vary among regions. Read on for some information about this new trend! 27 DECEMBER 2012 Different Levels of Student Mobility By┬áHanna Drozdowski Students no longer … Continue reading

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Ministry cracks down on illegal overseas study programs

Study abroad agencies have increasingly offered alternative routes into the US higher education system for international students. Recently, the Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has investigated them and deemed some of the activities to be illegal. Ministry cracks … Continue reading

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Schools of Design Extend Their Reach Into Asia

The international extension of university branch campuses has been a trend in high education for the past decade. Now, universities that train students for employment in the creative industries are increasingly looking towards extending branches of their institutions in Asia. … Continue reading

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5 Trends for International Branch Campus Expansion in 2013

For the past decade, universities and governments have partnered to create branch campuses around the world. According to a recent post in the Chronicle of Higher Education, we can undoubtedly expect this trend to continue into 2013, but institutions will … Continue reading

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