How to customize your communication to international students

As recruiters book plane tickets, dig up packing lists, and put on their game faces for international travel this fall, some of the most important items they carry will be their student recruitment marketing materials. Around the world students will interact with recruiters, picking up printed information and having face-to-face conversations, bringing it home to […]

Supporting school-based counselors in new (and unexpected) places

With predictions of upwards of 10,000 international high schools by 2020, colleges are grappling with the question of how to best connect with, and support, an ever-increasing and geographically-distributed number of school-based college counselors. Knowing that Eddie West, Director of International Initiatives at the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) has been likewise thinking […]

Supporting school-based college counseling in India: Jim Rawlins guest op-ed

“By 2026, the K-12 international school market will almost double, reaching 16,000 schools teaching 8.75 million students,” reports Sara Custer, in this week’s PIE News. Now, for those of us working in roles where a commitment to serving students is at the core of everything we do, this should cause us to pause and reflect. […]

Wither global universities? A list of resources on international student mobility

As another academic year draws to an end, we know many of you are feverishly planning for the next one, drawing up proposals and searching for the latest data available on mobility, trends, international happenings, etc. In that spirit, this blog is a quick semi-annotated list of resources on international student mobility: from enrollment management […]