Innavage Consulting recruits high school football players who dream of playing in the U.S., but some parents whose sons were sent to American prep schools say they were lured by false hopes and left with empty pockets. They came selling a dream. Sign with our football recruiting company, and we’ll help get your teenager into an American prep school. “It
The weathered, century-old stone statue of an angel stands atop a hill at the back of campus, reached only by a narrow, loose-gravel road. Beneath lie the graves of members of a 19th-century family that owned the surrounding land and ran it as a plantation. A plaque on the statue honors Indiana Fletcher Williams, the last of the family’s line.
Highlights 47,302 visas were issued in the year ended September 30, 2017, while 65,257 were issued in the previous year. Visa approvals peaked to more than 6.50L in 2015. After that, approvals began to dip. The year-on-year decline for 2016 as compared to 2015 was nearly 26%. MUMBAI: The results of a restrictive immigration policy are now clearly evident with
When Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the Excelsior scholarship program offering free tuition to New York’s public colleges and universities last year, many of New York’s private colleges worried that they would lose prospective students. And, indeed, in November, a survey released by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, which represents private nonprofit colleges in the state, found that
The University of South Florida lists among its “points of pride” that its graduate nursing program is ranked 27th by U.S. News & World Report. Except it no longer is. Colleges and universities are quick to boast about what they view as rankings success, but they are less likely to share the news that their rankings have been removed, based
During the housing boom of the 2000s, jumbo mortgages with very large balances became a flashpoint for a brewing crisis. Now, researchers are zeroing in on a related crack but in the student debt market: very large student loans with balances exceeding $50,000. A study released Friday by the Brookings Institution finds that most borrowers who left school owing at
Most of the media coverage of Tuesday’s Senate intelligence committee hearing focused on Russian threats to U.S. elections and what the Federal Bureau of Investigation knew — and when — about a senior White House aide who resigned in response to domestic abuse allegations. But of importance to higher education, the hearing on a wide range of threats to U.S.
The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas. Be sure to explore The Short List: College, The Short List: Grad School and The
The National University of Singapore is Asia’s top university for the third year in a row, according to Times Higher Education’s annual rankings of the region. Singapore’s flagship institution holds on to the number one spot in the THE Asia University Rankings 2018 after improving its teaching and research environments, achieving a higher citation impact and securing higher levels
Pranshu Malik, a 19-year-old from New Delhi, wrapped up his first semester studying in North America in December. The hefty doses of snow and freezing temperatures presented some personal challenges, but the electrical engineering major gave the academic experience rave reviews. “The courses were great,” he says. “There are really good professors, and it feels good to be with equally