Read in 中文 or 한국어 Am I considered an International applicant? It depends who you ask! Typically, international students are defined as "non-immigrant" visitors who come to the U.S. temporarily to take classes. A non-immigrant is someone who: Intends to stay in the U.S. temporarily Does not have U.S citizenship or legal Permanent Resident status (a … Continue reading Applying to U.S. Colleges and Universities: International Student FAQ
Deciding to pursue higher education in another country, researching and applying to universities, and selecting an institution to attend can be both exciting and overwhelming. This guide describes the advisors who can help you through the admission process. Read the guide in English or 中文 (Chinese).
Katy Hopkins of US News and World Report wrote an excellent article on international students pursuing higher education in the United States. The article begins, "Just as the United States is an increasingly attractive option for foreign students pursuing a college degree, American colleges and universities are looking for more international students, too. More than … Continue reading What International Students Should Know Before Applying to U.S. Colleges
Every college counselor has his or her go-to resources: books, catalogs, web sites, directories and lists that they turn to all the time. Here is my list of six books that I use every day at work. These aren't books that analyze or criticize the college admissions process; they aren't books that give advice on … Continue reading Six Books I Use Every Day
The Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL, evaluates the ability of an individual to use and understand English in an academic setting. It sometimes is an admission requirement for non-native English speakers at many English-speaking colleges and universities. Students who take either the Internet-based TOEFL or paper-based TOEFL will receive a total … Continue reading What’s a Good TOEFL Score?