Category Archives: Recruiting Korean Students

The Fate of 1+3 Programs in Question

The recent growth in 1+3 programs was brought to a halt last Thursday, November 29 as Korea’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology declared such programs illegal.  Local universities, including the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) and Chung-Ang University, … Continue reading

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Social Media Sells Education

This interesting article in The Australian has interesting statistics and information about internet usage in different countries, including Korea, of course, and how this affects trends in marketing and recruitment of educational institutions. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/social-media-sells-education/story-e6frgcjx-1226113733750

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Patterns of Growth in International Education

The New York Times online edition has a front-page story today entitled “Traffic Picks Up in World Education.”   It is based partly on data from a new OECD report that shows more students than ever are studying abroad and … Continue reading

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Fulbright Hosts State Department Workshop on “Advising in the Digital Age”

Last month we enjoyed hosting the State Department’s Social, Mobile and Visual Media Workshop on “Advising in the Digital Age.”   You may want to check out the Workshop website at http://workshop.educationusa.or.kr/ In conjunction with the workshop, we put together a … Continue reading

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Advising in the Digital Age

Fulbright Korea’s U.S. Education Center (link to Korean home page)  ( Link to English home page)  is part of a global network of more than 400 “EducationUSA”  advising centers supported by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs at the … Continue reading

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New Category: Korea’s Information Society

As some of you who follow this blog already know, I author another blog called koreainformationsociety.com.   Quite frequently there are posts on that blog that I think might be of interest to people reading this one.  After all, education … Continue reading

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Report from 2009 NAFSA in LA

I’m here at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference in Los Angeles.   There is a great deal of interest in educational exchange between the United States and Korea.  Two topics that are receiving considerable attention in panels and … Continue reading

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The Privatization of Study Abroad: New Kaplan-Northeastern Program

An interesting article in the New York Times, “College and Company Link up to Lure Foreigners,” describes Northeastern University’s new partnership with Kaplan to recruit international students.  Kaplan finds students for and helps run an academic program for international students to spend … Continue reading

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Fulbright and College Board Co-Sponsor AP Summer Institute in Asia

Nearly 70 high school administrators, teachers and counselors from seven different nations attended the first AP Summer Institute in Asia, co-sponsored by Fulbright and the College Board.  To see the Institute brochure, use the following link. AP Institute in Asia … Continue reading

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Recruiting Korean Students: Larson’s Law on Localization

Over the past decade or more, I have had countless conversations with U.S. university, college or boarding school administrators responsible for student enrollment and recruitment.   Yesterday, for example, Dr. Stephen Allen, Executive Director of Enrollment Management at Southern Utah University, … Continue reading

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