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

Recap of NAFSA presentation: Managing Your Growing Chinese Student Population

Christine and I had a packed house at NAFSA Hawaii this late October. A few take aways from our presentation: Orientation: Have a pre-departure orientation preferably in Chinese before the students leave for USA and invite parents or family members so that they understand what is required of them. Remember that culturally, academic integrity is hard More...

by irenetieh | Published 4 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 Saturday, June 1st, 2013


Today, China is known for its ability to copy and make fake brand name goods. Not only is the art of copying a way of mastering a technique (read my Plagiarism post) but it is deeply rooted in the tradition of the More...

By irenetieh On Friday, May 31st, 2013

Plagiarism- Giving Credit

In the US, we respect originality and individualism. That is why when we reference or use someone’s work without acknowledging the originator or quoting the source of our information it is a huge offense. When More...