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Korea Times Article: Recklessly Recruiting Chinese Studnets

This article looks at the local (Korean) perspective of excessive international student recruitment and its impact. http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2016/05/181_205003.html

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Chosun.com: 한국뉴욕주립대, ‘뉴욕패션스쿨 FIT’ 아시아 최초로 개설

한국뉴욕주립대, ‘뉴욕패션스쿨 FIT’ 아시아 최초로 개설 Source:  http://edu.chosun.com/svc/list/article.jsp?contid=2015030503670&catid=11 신혜민 조선에듀 기자 세계 5대 패션스쿨 중 하나인 뉴욕패션기술대학교(FIT•Fashion Institute of Technology)가 2017년 3월 인천 송도 한국뉴욕주립대학교에 아시아 최초로 문을 연다. 한국뉴욕주립대는 “FIT•인천경제자유구역청과 지난 24일 인천글로벌캠퍼스 내 한국뉴욕주립대학교에 FIT 학과를 개설한다는 내용의 … Continue reading

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Decrease in Korean Students Studying Overseas

This article in the Korea Herald talks about the fall in the number of Korean students studying abroad.  This is the third straight year that there has been a decrease in overseas Korean students, consistent with the falling Open Doors … Continue reading

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KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) Ranked Number 2 in Asia

Korean Universities are moving up in the rankings.  Check out this article from the Chosun Ilbo discussing KAIST rising to number two in Asia, the highest position every for a Korean University since the rankings were compiled. KAIST Soars to … Continue reading

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Chosun Ilbo Article: Koreans Send Fewer Children Abroad to Study

This article from the Chosun Ilbo talks about the decline in the number of school-aged students studying abroad.  It cites economic conditions, the difficulties in readjusting to Korean life, and the fact that education abroad no longer guarantees a good … Continue reading

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The College Board Announces a Redesign of the SAT

This has been hitting education news across social media and news outlets.  The College Boards is aiming for a redesigned SAT to take effect in the spring of 2016.  We will keep an eye on this story and post any … Continue reading

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美사립대 ‘신입생 가뭄’ 아우성 (Dong-A.com)

http://news.donga.com/View?gid=58831665&date=20131112 미국 뉴욕 주 버펄로 시에 있는 4년제 사립대인 보나벤처대와 힐버트칼리지는 이달 초 합병을 추진한다고 발표했다. 지난해 힐버트칼리지의 입학생이 2010년에 비해 무려 27%나 줄어든 탓이다. 대학 재정 여건이 갈수록 악화되면서 4년제 대학들이 본격적인 구조조정에 직면했다고 월스트리트저널이 10일 보도했다. 2010년부터 올해 … Continue reading

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2013 College Acceptance Rates

Curious about the acceptance rates of U.S. schools?  Check out this article  from the New York Times and this table of acceptance rates from 2011-2013. Remember, no matter what the acceptance rate is, there’s no reason why you can’t apply … Continue reading

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Korea Times Article: Korean teachers draw lowest esteem

The Korean education system is always one of paradoxes.  In a recent poll of over 1,000 adults in the 21 OECD member countries,  it was found that only 11% of the respondents answered that they respected their teachers; this comes … Continue reading

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10 colleges with the most generous financial aid to int’l students

This this article from CBSNews.com lists the ten colleges with the most generous financial aid for international students.  There are other useful links in the article. When looking at U.S. colleges, financial aid and scholarships are always a major concern … Continue reading

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