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Education in the United States of America

A comprehensive examination of the education system in the United States: Includes an overview of the education system, a guide to institutions and qualifications, and a look at mobility trends among inbound and outbound students.


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Navigating a New Paradigm for International Student Recruitment

The latest research from WES examines how 270 higher education professionals in the U.S. have dealt with declining international enrollments, and offers practical recommendations for recruiting and supporting students from abroad.


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Latest SEVIS Data: Number of International Students in the U.S. Is Declining

Insights into the latest data from the Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Information System.


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How Increasing Economic Diversity Among International Students Benefits Higher Education Institutions

Prioritizing economic diversity as well a diversity of home country can help institutions maintain a rich international mix of students in a difficult recruitment environment.


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Lessons from Kentucky: Beyond International Students as a Fiscal Fix

What happens when international student interest in the U.S. dwindles, and how can administrators react? Those questions loom large at institutions throughout America. Nowhere is this more true than at institutions that are, like Kentucky, in the nation’s heartland.


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Nine Actions to Help Students Navigate the Effects of Uncertainty About the Travel Ban

Since early 2017, various iterations of a U.S. government travel ban that targets several Muslim-majority countries have affected international students at campuses across the country. WENR looks at practical supports for affected students.


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International Relations and Signals of Change in International Education

There is a symbiotic relationship between international relations and international education that cannot be ignored. When international affairs are relatively stable, it can be easy to forget this relationship. However, during times of turbulence, the effects can be drastic.


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International Education in a Difficult and Uncertain U.S. Political Environment

The travel ban fiasco and other actions out of Washington have damaged U.S. higher education, and shaken the long held perception among students, their parents, and others of the United States as an open and welcoming country for international education.


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Education in Thailand

Current trends in education and international student mobility in Thailand, with an overview of the education system, institutions, and qualifications.


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Understanding the Causes and Social Costs of Academic Corruption

What global and local macro-trends contribute to corruption in academia? How are individuals, higher education institutions, and civil society affected?


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