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

Importance of Partnerships and Relationship Building

As 2017 arrived, my visit to Asia made me realize how many options Chinese students now have. They can decide on US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, or Taiwan.  Why will they stay loyal to the USA especially given the tone of our new President towards immigrants and H1B?   Partnerships and relationships are more important than ever. Every More...

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By irenetieh On Saturday, November 19th, 2016
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Offering International Students Scholarships

During the last few years in helping Chinese families apply to US colleges, I noticed how scholarships have become a key influence on parents’ final enrollment decision for their teen. When schools offer More...

By irenetieh On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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Marketing in China (NOT CHEAP!)

On a recent trip to China, I could sense something was different. As China’s growth is slowing down, marketing costs are going up. Gone are the days when you can ask your guanxi from media company to do More...

By irenetieh On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Protecting your campus and brand in China without relying on agents.

With so many colleges competing for the students in China, more admissions officers are relying on agents, advertisers like Zinch, recruiting trips to China and agent conferences (who fly the agents over from foreign More...

By irenetieh On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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Sending U.S. students to China can help promote your campus and improve recruiting efforts.

I recently met with Consul Chen from the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco.  As more and more Chinese can save and send their one child to the U.S.A. to study abroad (+23%), fewer Americans can afford to go to More...