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

Test Taking and What It Really Means

We all know that Chinese students are excellent test takers. They can score perfectly on their TOEFL and SATs but once they come to the USA, everything changes. Students from China do not participate in class and do not know how to write essays. Despite all the hours of studying and cram classes at New Oriental, these students learn only how to take More...

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By irenetieh On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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Tips on interviewing prospective students from China

How can you tell if your prospective student from China can demonstrate their mastery of the English language beyond standardized tests? Interview them! 1) Face to face interviews are the best and you get a more More...

By irenetieh On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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How to tell if the standardized test score matches the student’s actual English fluency?

If you have read some of my blog entries, you will know that Chinese students excel at test taking. Naturally, they tend to score higher on TOEFL, SAT, IELTS but it does not mean they can actually use the English More...