International Student Recruitment Since 9/11

by Joseph J. Hindrawan In the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 2001, it was widely anticipated that the international student recruitment effort of U.S. colleges and universities would suffer a grave setback. It was believed that many foreign students would be reluctant…

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Education in Taiwan

by Nick Clark, Assistant Editor, WENR CLICK TO READ OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN TAIWAN Vital Facts and Figures Location: Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast…

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Who is Paying for Higher Education — and Why?

by Philip G. Altbach, Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College A key debate in the United States, as in other countries, relates to the cost of higher education, whether higher education is affordable, especially for…

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Admissions Officers Will Find Asian Guide Helpful

by Roshelle Filart, Senior Area Specialist, WES Given the fact that higher education is said to have played such an important role in fueling the Asian miracle, it is ironic that this book came out in 1997 — the year when so many of the…

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Online Education May Impact Foreign Recruitment

by Robert Sedgwick, Editor WENR There are a number of factors that account for the recent success and expansion of the electronic classroom in the United States. Shifts in the demographic landscape, changing market forces and technological advancements, coupled with the rising demand for college…

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