Categories
International Marketing North America

Trump vs International Education: The Ban on Muslims

Second in a series about President-elect Trump’s plans and how they can affect International Education. This post focuses on the ban on Muslims.

Categories
International Marketing North America

New Series: Trump policies vs. International Education

Recently, I posted a link on my Facebook page and Twitter feed to share NAFSA‘s release of the latest data from their International Student Economic Value Tool. The EVT is basically a study that NAFSA does each year to provide an idea of the economic contribution that each international student makes to his/her local community, […]

Categories
International Marketing North America

Moving forward in uncertain times

International educators in the United States and around the world reel from the results of the US presidential election on November 8, 2016. What does this mean for IEP professionals, and how do we move forward? Today is November 15, 2016, and it has been one week since the results of the American presidential election […]

Categories
International Marketing North America Recent Posts

More on SEVP Conditional Admissions Guidance

Just a quick post today to revisit the subject of the SEVP final guidance on conditional admissions. Today, ICEF Monitor published an article about the guidance, and it looks like I was quoted regarding the perception of Chinese students and their families that they cannot get F-1 visas for ESL only (i.e., they think they need at least a conditional […]

Categories
North America

SEVP Final Guidance: Conditional Admissions

After two years of discussion (and anxiety!) over the fate of an institution’s ability to issue conditional offers of admission to international students, on July 13, 2016, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has issued its final guidance on Conditional Admission.