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Bloomberg article: China Beats U.S. for Korean Students Seeing Career Ticket

More and more Korean students are choosing China as a destination for educational and employment.  Whether they are earning a degree in the country or pursuing language studies, China is widely accepted by students as a pathway to future (if … Continue reading

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Changes Coming to the SAT and ACT

Will you be taking the SAT in the next few years?  If so, stay updated with EducationUSA and other sources on the changes to the SAT, ACT, and other tests coming soon! Take a look at this article from the … Continue reading

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Minnesota State University, Mankato Honors Student to Attend UNESCO Leadership Program

We received this news from Mr. Thomas Gjersvig, Director of International Student and Scholar Services at MSU, Mankato.  We thought this would be something great to show how wonderfully Korean students are doing all over the U.S.! Check out the … Continue reading

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East Asia leads the world in business funding

We got word of this article from NAFSA news.  Check out this article from the Times Higher Education that reports that Korean companies invest nearly $100,000 per scholar for research–the largest investment per scholar in the world! The investment in … Continue reading

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USCIS Scams Targeting International Students

We have had recent reports of scams involving calls appearing to come from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  Please advise your students against sending money to people they do not know, or to confirm that they are dealing with … Continue reading

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Special Olympics focuses on South Korean view of disabled

As South Korea wraps up the Special Olympics in Pyeongchang today, we congratulate the athletes on representing their countries proudly!  Opportunities for the disabled and remains an issue in Korea, but one many are hoping to affect positively through exchanges … Continue reading

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College Rankings: a Guide to Nowhere (from the Chronicle of Higher Education)

At EducationUSA, we talk a lot about the importance of “fit” when choosing a college or university.  Students must think not only about big name schools, reputation, or rankings, but more about what makes a them right for the school … Continue reading

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중앙대-한국외대 ‘1+3 국제특별전형’ 폐쇄… 학생 수백명 오갈 데 없어져

Source:  DongA.com – http://news.donga.com/Society/3/03/20130116/52349409/1 수험생 강모 양(19)은 지난해 10월 중앙대가 모집하는 ‘1+3 국제특별전형’에 합격했다. 중앙대가 모집만 하고 미국 워싱턴 주의 한 대학 소속으로 현지 학위를 받는 전형이었다. 중앙대에서 교환학생 신분으로 1년간 30학점과 영어교육 960시간을 이수하고 미국에서 나머지 세 학년을 마치는 … Continue reading

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법원, 중앙대 1+3 전형 폐쇄명령 집행정지 결정

Source:  Chosun.com – http://news.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2013/01/15/2013011501879.html?news_Head1 한국외대와 중앙대의 ‘1+3’ 국제전형에 대한 교육과학기술부의 폐쇄명령 처분 집행이 모두 정지됐다. 서울행정법원 행정4부(이인형 부장판사)는 15일 중앙대 합격자와 학부모 101명이 교육과학기술부 장관을 상대로 낸 1+3 전형 폐쇄명령 처분 집행정지 신청을 받아들였다. 이로써 교과부의 폐쇄명령 처분 효력이 정지됐다. … Continue reading

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Yale Young Global Scholars Program

Yale is now accepting applications for the Yale Yale Young Global Scholars Program for Outstanding High School Students.  See the article below for more details! Yale seeks young global leaders for high school summer program New Haven, Conn.— Yale University … Continue reading

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