Resources for Educators who are recruiting and enrolling students from China in the USA.

Internationalization and Campus Safety in the Trump era

After the 2016 Presidential Elections, I am beginning to hear the concerns of Chinese parents and families and have already witnessed their decision-making process as it impacts our education and international student recruitment. ¬†Many Chinese families are expressing their concerns about the safety of their child in the U.S., especially after hearing More...

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By irenetieh On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Chinese Families Gaming the Admissions Process

This is one of the few articles that does a good job describing some of the cultural gaps between China and US. Huffington Post’s A Particularly Chinese Dilemma: Why Chinese Students Game College Admissions Excerpt More...

By irenetieh On Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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INSIDE THE CHINESE MIND: Chinese students graduate, then what?

PREFACE January 9, 2014 I am grateful that Chinese students feel comfortable enough with me and my fellow bilingual friends to share what is on their minds. I have had conversations with these students here in More...

By irenetieh On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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Asiana flight crash landed at SFO killing 2 teenage students from China

On July 6, at 11:32am, Asiana flight 214 crashed landed at SFO. It has been 57 years since a commercial plane crashed at SFO and over 4 years since the US has had a major plane accident. This accident is a classic More...

By irenetieh On Friday, June 14th, 2013
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Safety Does Matter to Chinese Parents

Safety is on top of the list when it comes to sending their one-child abroad.¬† When I lived in China, there were very few muggings, shootings or violent crimes in major cities like Shanghai and Beijing. In fact, More...