Rejected from Stanford, Accepted by Harvard

Not to discourage you or anything, but if you are gearing up to apply to Harvard University in Massachusetts, consider the odds. Last year, Harvard received almost 40,000 applications from students who hoped to be admitted as freshman to the Class of 2019. That was nearly 5 percent more over the year before. But Harvard can only…

CNN anchor Zain Asher is a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism. Her family is from Nigeria.

Almost 9,500 Nigerians study at more than 730 colleges and universities in the United States. Those U.S. universities include the University of Pennsylvania, Lafayette College, Tufts University, Vassar College, Northern Kentucky University, and the University of Kansas, according to the latest Open Doors report from the Institute of International Education. Nigeria is the 15th leading place of…

Student Union writer Gwen Mugodi recently traveled to the US state of Maine for Thanksgiving, which took place on November 27. In this post, she talks about the experience of learning about the US from our holidays, traditions, and food – and seeing snow for the first time!—————————————————————– Thanksgiving is a big holiday in the…