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...

by irenetieh | Published 3 years ago
By irenetieh On Friday, July 31st, 2015

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

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

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

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...