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Almost One-Third of All Foreign Students in U.S. Are From China – Data Points - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Almost One-Third of All Foreign Students in U.S. Are From China – Data Points - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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Clashes over religiously motivated gender segregation at Canadian, British campuses | Inside Higher Ed

Clashes over religiously motivated gender segregation at Canadian, British campuses | Inside Higher Ed | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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IELTS - The International English Language Testing System

IELTS - The International English Language Testing System | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
IELTS is the International English Language Testing System.

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Good information about the IELTS

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New GRE data illustrate trends on future graduate students | Inside Higher Ed

New GRE data illustrate trends on future graduate students | Inside Higher Ed | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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Even though not all grad schools require the GRE, this is still interesting data.

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Survey finds increases in international enrollments, study abroad | Inside Higher Ed

Survey finds increases in international enrollments, study abroad | Inside Higher Ed | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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No surprises here. International students are up nationwise with China and Saudi Arabia being the top two countries of growth for 2012-2013.

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George Mason turns to corporate partner to grow international enrollments and programs | Inside Higher Ed

George Mason turns to corporate partner to grow international enrollments and programs | Inside Higher Ed | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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U.S. Will Be Fastest-Growing Foreign-Student Destination, Report Predicts

U.S. Will Be Fastest-Growing Foreign-Student Destination, Report Predicts | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
America is expected to keep its top spot over the next 10 years, though economic slowdowns in China and India could hamper growth.
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We need to become hyper-focused on what this means for our future. Do we want more international students? If so, we need to be ready for them. They will keep coming if we welcome them.

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International students' orientation provides cultural guidance

International students' orientation provides cultural guidance | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
Author: , Published: 2013-08-28 21:43:24 GMT, Category: Features, Description: Photo by Kourtney Liepelt Master's degree students Stella Hsu left of Taiwan and Andrea Zeek of Indianapolis chat during a tour of downtown Bloomington.
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There is a kernel of a good idea in this article about integrating international and domestic students in the Orientation phase......

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Despite slowdown in applications, growth in admission offers to international grad students | Inside Higher Ed

Despite slowdown in applications, growth in admission offers to international grad students | Inside Higher Ed | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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More numbers to think about......

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British universities consider policies for foreign students who hire translators | Inside Higher Ed

British universities consider policies for foreign students who hire translators | Inside Higher Ed | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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This article focuses on the U.K. but the problem here is no less acute.

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Directorate for Education and Skills - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Directorate for Education and Skills - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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This has educational attainment broken down by country. Might be interesting for compairson's sake at some point when considering the background of our admits.

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Do international students need better English skills?

Do international students need better English skills? | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
Why some on campus are calling for more language help
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This is an important topic that deserves further consideration and research on how to imporve the situation.

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Teaching English to Engineers

Teaching English to Engineers | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it

Via Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat, Loch Ness English
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, June 11, 2013 2:19 PM

This is a new Blog I've discovered thanks to my fellow trainer, Tim Harrell.
It seems an excellent resource for ESP trainers. 

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Learning Everywhere: Colorado's Residential Academic Programs Offer 24/7 Immersion

Learning Everywhere: Colorado's Residential Academic Programs Offer 24/7 Immersion | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
University of Colorado Boulder's immersion program gives engineering students an edge after graduation.
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This is a great way for international students to participate in a learning community while on campus.

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A Graduate Program Works To Diversify The Science World

A Graduate Program Works To Diversify The Science World | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
The collaboration between Fisk and Vanderbilt Universities serves as a model for other programs.
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Could be useful for international students as well......

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Another drop among international students

Another drop among international students | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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Interesting to track international enrollment at community college, four-year programs and graduate programs.

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2012 -13 international enrollments in the U.S.

2012 -13 international enrollments in the U.S. | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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Interactive graphic. Useful information.

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What It Takes (And Means) To Learn English As An Adult

What It Takes (And Means) To Learn English As An Adult | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
After making it off the class waitlist, keeping up can be a challenge. But for many, it's worth it.
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Interesting series.

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International students make up 7 percent of OU's Norman campus - Oklahoma Daily

International students make up 7 percent of OU's Norman campus - Oklahoma Daily | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
International students make up 7 percent of OU's Norman campus
Oklahoma Daily
Electrical engineering junior Farah Al-Saif came to OU from Saudi Arabia to have an adventurous study experience away from home.
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Interesting to see percentages at other schools.

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Stretch out of your comfort zone to build a global mindset

Stretch out of your comfort zone to build a global mindset | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
Abhijit Bhaduri On a flight back to India from Europe, I was seated next to the head of a firm that supplied to some of the largest automobile manufacturers across the world. He handed me a...
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Goodf for interntaional graduate students to take note.

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Chinese Students Bolster US College Budgets - New York Times (blog)

Chinese Students Bolster US College Budgets - New York Times (blog) | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
Chinese Students Bolster US College Budgets New York Times (blog) One example is an article by Paul Stephens on the sharp rise in foreign students on American campuses (to more than 764,000, an increase of roughly 200,000 in less than six years, he...
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Very interesting discussion about the ramifications of having international students on our campuses.

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The Ballad of the Red Pen | Inside Higher Ed

The Ballad of the Red Pen | Inside Higher Ed | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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Some thoughtful insight on how to deal with writing issues. The author did not explicitly write this for International students, but it applies just as well.

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Proximity Doesn't Necessarily Mean Intimacy | Inside Higher Ed

Proximity Doesn't Necessarily Mean Intimacy | Inside Higher Ed | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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Although this article isn't about International Education, it could/should be. It is what is missing.

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New report shows dependence of U.S. graduate programs on foreign students. | Inside Higher Ed

New report shows dependence of U.S. graduate programs on foreign students. | Inside Higher Ed | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
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Astounding numbers here.

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15 most useful phrasal verbs [Infographic]

15 most useful phrasal verbs [Infographic] | International Graduate Studies | Scoop.it
Phrasal verbs: give in - give up, call off, look after, put off, break up, blow out and more...

Via ESL Academy
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This is a useful visual infografic to organize the idea of phrasal verbs -- all that means is a verb consisting of a phrase (more than one word).

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ESL Academy's curator insight, June 23, 2013 8:35 AM

Nice infographic!