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Applying to College as an International Student

Applying to colleges in the US is tough. It’s even tougher if you’re an international student. In fact, most schools will admit on average about 10% students that are international. 149 more words

Donald Trump's former prep school is desperately trying to attract Chinese students at $52,000 a year

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s alma mater, New York Military Academy (NYMA), which was sold to Chinese buyers last year, started this school year with a large deficit,  440 more words

Intercultural Competence for "In-Between" International Students

Many international students feel caught in between two cultures, the American culture and the culture of their home country. A short documentary by Amie Song, which was recently featured on Foreign Policy, offers a close look at the challenges and struggles of being stuck “in-between” with stories of three Chinese students who were studying at Smith College. 306 more words

Institutional Strategies

A left-wing critique of political correctness

Paul Street, a smart, marginally-employed left-wing writer, wrote a good article for Counterpunch on why people like him oppose so-called “political correctness.”

He gave a number of examples, but I’ll just quote one of them. 782 more words



The classes of spoken English and debate differed from the writing classes I handled before because I could let loose and finally focus on what I believed the Chinese students needed most — increased practice time in English with a foreigner.   587 more words

Neoliberal US colleges prefer rich foreigners

I came across an article in the Washington Monthly from a few years back as to how many U.S. universities are recruiting rich Chinese and other foreigners who can pay high tuition that middle-class and working-class Americans cannot afford. 46 more words


Ramblings about games

The movie Warcraft, based on the game World of Warcraft, was released today in China. Even though it got dismal reviews worldwide, Chinese people booked their tickets in advance and many attended the premiere that was today at 00:05 in many cinemas across the country. 589 more words