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New international student enrollment fell 43% this fall, according to survey of more than 700 US universities, and an expert says a ‘perfect storm of issues’ is to blame

The Institute of International Education released its survey on international student enrollment on Monday, in which it found new international student enrollment at US universities online or in person have decreased by 43% this year. The survey of more than 700 schools found that total enrollment among new and returning […]
New international student enrollment fell 43% this fall, according to survey of more than 700 US universities, and an expert says a ‘perfect storm of issues’ is to blame
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Zoom nights, no parties, and a $1,000 bill: What it’s like to belong to a college sorority during the pandemic

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the traditional college experience has been upended for students across the US, and “normal” college activities have halted. Greek life, which is predicated largely on social interaction, looks different. Major events have been postponed, cancelled, or moved online. But at many colleges, including the University of […]
Zoom nights, no parties, and a $1,000 bill: What it’s like to belong to a college sorority during the pandemic
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A college admissions consultant says students shouldn’t write application essays on the coronavirus, because everyone else will too

College plans for high school juniors and seniors have been thrown into limbo because of the coronavirus. When it comes to college application essays, Mark Sklarow, the CEO of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, said students should avoid writing about the coronavirus. He said students should instead focus on ideas […]
A college admissions consultant says students shouldn’t write application essays on the coronavirus, because everyone else will too
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How applying to college in the US has changed over the years

Applying to college today is an intensive and drawn-out process that requires plenty of preparation and time. However, when the first American colleges were established in the 17th century, the requirements were few. For several centuries, college entrance requirements involved no more than taking designated courses in school. Visit INSIDER’s […]
How applying to college in the US has changed over the years