Category Archives: International Education

Facebook Live: Learn More about the CSIET Model Standards

The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) advisory board recently unveiled model standards for international student recruitment agencies working with US secondary schools.

Chris Page, executive director of CSIET, joined NACAC’s Director of Global Engagement Lindsay Addington on Wednesday to talk about the standards, international F-1 student recruitment, and more.

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Facebook Live Q&A: Setting the Standard for International Secondary Student Recruitment

The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) advisory board recently completed its year-long effort to establish model standards for international student recruitment agencies working with US secondary schools.

Chris Page, executive director of CSIET, will join NACAC for a Facebook Live broadcast on Wednesday, Oct. 16 to discuss the new standards in greater detail.

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Updated Guide Offers Tips for US Students Seeking Degrees Abroad 

Are your students interested in exploring educational options outside the US?

NACAC’s newly updated Guide to International University Admission features country profiles and admission advice for 13 destinations that have proven popular among US students seeking full degrees outside their home country.

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New Paper Offers Guidance on Institution-Agent Partnerships

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Does your college use agents to recruit international students?

In a new article published by NACAC, Jake Reckford, a client manager at IDP Connect, shares his perspective on what it takes to develop successful institution-agent partnerships.

The piece is offered in conjunction with a series of NACAC resource papers designed to help institutions that work with agents in the college admission process.

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ICYMI: NACAC Releases International Research Brief

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High schools and colleges continue to develop and refine their strategies for recruiting abroad, according to new findings from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).

In particular, the association’s latest research brief shows that over the last two years more colleges have adopted practices that provide greater oversight of commissioned-based agents.

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Feds Release New Policy Guidance Regarding Form I-20

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New policy guidance issued last month by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed that Form I-20 must be issued directly to a student, not a recruiter or agent.

The form—which serves as an individual’s Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status—is supplied to international students who have been accepted for enrollment at a US educational institution certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).

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International, First-Generation Student Experience Inspires Online Platform

There are many issues and challenges facing international and first-generation college students in the college admission process and as they work to earn their degrees.

But one student is taking those challenges and using them as the basis for her new education tech start-up.

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Facebook Live: International Students Need to Feel Welcome

During a Facebook Live broadcast Thursday afternoon, EducationUSA Branch Chief Fred Boll discussed the message he wants the United States to send to students across the globe.

“The State Department and EducationUSA are focused on sending a clear and positive message to students all around the world that you are welcome in the United States. We want all qualified students to come study in the United States. We have an unparalleled diversity of institutions, opportunities…There are experiences students will have here that they will simply not get anywhere else,” Boll said.

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Facebook Live: Join Us to Talk International Student Recruitment in the US

Interested in learning more about international student recruitment in the US?

We’ll be broadcasting via Facebook Live on Thursday, Jan. 31 with EducationUSA’s branch chief Fred Boll. Tune in at noon ET to learn more about EducationUSA resources and priorities, as well as strategies to attract qualified students to the US.

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