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Survey Finds Foreign Students Arenít Applying to American Colleges
NBC News ^ | 25 March 2017 | Ron Allen

Posted on 03/27/2017 11:29:33 AM PDT by Lorianne

Application and acceptance season is underway at America's colleges and universities. But this year, some institutions of higher learning may see a noticeable dip in attendance from one group purposely choosing to stay home: foreign students.

Applications from international students from countries such as China, India and in particular, the Middle East, are down this year at nearly 40 percent of schools that answered a recent survey by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.

Educators, recruiters and school officials report that the perception of America has changed for international students, and it just doesn't seem to be as welcoming a place anymore. Officials point to the Trump administration's rhetoric surrounding immigration and the issuing of a travel ban as having an effect.

"Yes, we definitely are sounding the warning," said Melanie Gottlieb, deputy director of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, adding, "We would hope that the [Trump] administration would say [to] cool the rhetoric a bit around immigration."

Former and potential foreign exchange students told NBC News that they're leery of what might happen to them once they step foot into the United States.


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: aliens; colleges; education; foreignstudents; maga; morewinning
Yes, a fake news sob story.

First of all, I doubt it. Secondly, if true the AACRAO is really sobbing because they are losing students they can gouge financially and therefore justfy their jobs.

1 posted on 03/27/2017 11:29:33 AM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

They may also know that they are less likely to be admitted because so many affirmative action seats are set aside for those with a lower GPA and dismal test scores, but the correct color of skin.


2 posted on 03/27/2017 11:31:32 AM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: Lorianne

>>Yes, a fake news sob story.

I hope it not fake -a nd I certainly don’t think its a sob story - at least not for *us*.


3 posted on 03/27/2017 11:33:50 AM PDT by ISTHISONETAKEN
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To: Lorianne

For China and India STEM students, there have been so many Asian graduates of US universities going back to Asia, that the faculties of Asian universities now are probably as good, or better, than what they will be taught by here.


4 posted on 03/27/2017 11:34:58 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Big government is attractive to those who think that THEY will be in control of it.)
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To: Lorianne

Winning! Stay home and Make < insert third world sh!th0le country name here > Great Again.


5 posted on 03/27/2017 11:35:57 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Woman’s/Gender studies. Stuff like that being required wastes of time.


6 posted on 03/27/2017 11:37:32 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra (Don't touch that thing Don't let anybody touch that thing!I'm a Doctor and I won't touch that thing!)
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To: Lorianne

You mean it is safe to major in STEM again and not be taught by English as a second language profs? Or am I jumping the gun?


7 posted on 03/27/2017 11:37:32 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Lorianne

Maybe they’ve seen all the insane hysterical PC nonsense over the past year or so on TV, YouTube, etc., and decided real education is to be had elsewhere.

Can’t blame them.


8 posted on 03/27/2017 11:38:47 AM PDT by Paulie (America without Christ is like a Chemistry book without the periodic table.)
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To: Lorianne

Simply because “Applications” from potential foreign students are down, down not mean that “Admissions” for foreign students are down.


9 posted on 03/27/2017 11:39:26 AM PDT by Timpanagos1
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To: A_perfect_lady

The only thing worth studying here is STEM. The lib arts departments have pretty much beclowned themselves. (Not all, but enough to bring discredit on the profession.) Want an example? Google any recent article where a “professor” says something about race/economics/policy/islam that is even remotely associated with truth and scholarship.

Guess we should take the lib approach and redefine “professor”. I’ll leave the kaleidoscopic universe of responses to the readers.


10 posted on 03/27/2017 11:40:48 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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Those Leftist indoctrination centers are going to really be sucking air without foreign money, because fewer American Middle Class families can afford to send their children to college. Many are going from high school to technical schools where they are learning job skills. Upon completion, they have no trouble finding a job, and they don’t have tens of thousands in student loans to payoff.


11 posted on 03/27/2017 11:42:25 AM PDT by txrefugee
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“Former and potential foreign exchange students told NBC News that they’re leery of what might happen to them once they step foot into the United States.”

Fake news. Most of my canadian friends still want to come here to study. If you are not from a muzzie country, you would be scared but if you are from Europe? Or Asia? Canada. Australia? Seriously. Another fake news nonsense straight from a libtard’s ass aka his/her imagination.


12 posted on 03/27/2017 11:54:24 AM PDT by max americana (For the 9th time FIRED LIBERALS from our company at this election, and every election since 2008)
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Sounds like the Cornell third worlders after the November elections.


13 posted on 03/27/2017 12:26:08 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Lorianne

Make allah land great again.


14 posted on 03/27/2017 12:29:16 PM PDT by Leep (Cyclops Network News (CNN). The Most Trusted Source Of Fake News.)
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To: Lorianne

Defunding the Left (through alternate means)


15 posted on 03/27/2017 12:30:30 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Lorianne

And the problem is?


16 posted on 03/27/2017 12:46:33 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("We will be one people, under one God, saluting one American flag." --Donald Trump)
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To: Lorianne

Liars. Some colleges are nearly nothing but foreign students.


17 posted on 03/27/2017 1:14:25 PM PDT by CodeToad (If it weren't for physics and law enforcement, I'd be unstoppable!)
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To: central_va

Yup,Lorraine. Winning!


18 posted on 03/27/2017 2:00:48 PM PDT by kiltie65
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To: Lorianne

Do you think they may have sticker shock?

Do they consider illegals as foreign students?

Maybe they do not want degrees in Women’s studies or Social Justice.

Maybe everyone from France, Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy, etc... are tired of being called a Racist because they are white.


19 posted on 03/28/2017 9:12:25 AM PDT by CoastWatcher
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