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2019 International Education Predictions and Outcomes

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: time to revisit our 2019 predictions. Each year we come up with a list of predictions related to the world of international education. Now that the year is almost over, let’s take … Continue reading

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EIC Teaches in Guatemala

Today began before sunrise as sandwiches were packed and bowls of cereal quickly consumed alongside steaming mugs of coffee. The hour-something trek to the community seemed longer today, but the journey was quickly forgotten once we arrived at our destination. … Continue reading

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Voice-user Interface is Growing Rapidly. What are the Drawbacks?

The way we communicate with our computers has drastically changed over the past decade. For the average person, the most common way to communicate with a computer is via their keyboards, but computers have greatly diversified. They are now coming … Continue reading

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Top 8 International Education Predictions for 2019

Historic Decline in International Student Enrollment in the US Since the 1948/1949 school year, when IIE began reporting on the number of international students in the US, there have been four years when the number of international students in the … Continue reading

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The Impact of Betsy DeVos on the For-Profit Education Sector

We all know that we now have a for-profit friendly administration, led by Betsy DeVos.  She has hired staff and attorneys that come from inside the for-profit industry.  Now her focus seems to be on changing the borrower defense rule … Continue reading

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English as a Second Language Programs Feeling the Pain

For the first time in many years the US international education sector is seeing its first signs of slowed growth, English as a Second Language programs are feeling the pain and seeing drastic drops in the number of students enrolling … Continue reading

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ACA Plans, What Next?

Much has been said and written about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over the last few years, especially as it relates to the international education community. In the early days of the act, there was speculation and some uncertainty as … Continue reading

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Effectively Market the Value of a Community College to International Students

Here in the USA, we all know the value of a community college.  But, how do you effectively market the value of a community college to international students who are not familiar with the benefits of getting an Associates Degree … Continue reading

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Top 10 International Education Predictions for 2016

International Enrollment at Community Colleges Picks up Speed After a peak in international enrollment in the 2008/2009 school year (97,000 students), then four years of decline, community colleges have seen a slight uptick in enrollment (4.3%) for the last two … Continue reading

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For-Profit Schools Turn to International as a way to Boost Falling Profits

As domestic enrollments decrease, increased government oversight and revenue falling, more for-profit schools turn to international as a way to boost falling profits.  Schools like DeVry, University of Phoenix, Walden University and others are targeting international students as a way … Continue reading

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