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Campus

International students in U.S. decline

posted by Gabi Wy

 

UC Berkeley

Students relax outside Evans Hall at UC Berkeley

New surveys document nearly half of universities reported a drop in new international students this fall, including year-by-year drops in South Korean and Saudi Arabian international students traveling to the U.S., as well as a growth rate decrease in Indian international students enrolling in the U.S.… Read more

Campus

Aug 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Guilty Plea in Baseball Bat Beating Death of Chinese Student

Guilty Plea in Baseball Bat Beating Death of Chinese Student

posted by Randall

Xinran JiA 22-year-old man is facing a sentence of 15 years to life in prison after pleading guilty Friday to second degree murder in the beating death of a University of Southern California student, reports KABC.

Sentencing for Jonathan Del Carmen is scheduled for November 3 in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Xinran Ji stumbled to … Read more

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Jun 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on US Colleges Experience Sharp Decline in Applications From International Students

US Colleges Experience Sharp Decline in Applications From International Students

posted by Olivia Wolf

international studentsApproximately 40 percent of US colleges predict a decline in international students for the Fall 2017 term, reports The Economic Times.

Many of these missing applications are from Middle East and Muslim countries. There are also fewer students applying from India and China, which together produce half of the international students in the US, … Read more

Campus

Jul 26, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Roommate Issues Haunt International Students in U.S.

Roommate Issues Haunt International Students in U.S.

posted by Randall

Messy room

By Seungwon Kim

I have noticed a lot of international students at Iowa State find it difficult to get along with their American roommates when it comes to cleaning issues.

Asian students are not accustomed to cleaning their own apartment by themselves since their parents or even housekeeper used to take care of them and … Read more

Campus

Iowa State Daily: Why Hanging Out With Only Asians May Not Be a Good Thing

posted by Randall

international studentsA blog in the Iowa State Daily  by Seungwon Kim criticizes Asian immigrants and international students  who only associate with others from their native country (photo from UC Berkeley website).

Kim argues they are only hurting their communication skills and English language development by doing so. Of course they do it because they are … Read more

Blogs

Mar 6, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Wealthy Chinese International Students Drive U.S. Real Estate and Luxury Goods Markets

Wealthy Chinese International Students Drive U.S. Real Estate and Luxury Goods Markets

posted by Gracie Zheng

Luxury goodsMost American students live a college life of going to school, working late night shifts at the local diner or flipping burgers at McDonalds and at the same time worrying about how to pay off the student loans. It’s a different story for some Chinese students studying in the United States, according to a news … Read more

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