The application deadline for the 2016-2017 Fulbright Program competition closed earlier this month.  However, it is never too early to start preparing for next years application. The Fulbright Program brings international students to America to study, teach or do research and sends American students overseas to do the same. Fulbright grants are awarded each year…

ITT Educational Services announced Tuesday it is closing its doors immediately. The for-profit company offered online and on-campus courses to about 40,000 students. The company accused the U.S. government of treating it unfairly. The U.S. Department of Education released a statement saying ITT had been “the subject of numerous state and federal investigations” in recent…

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…

If you think it’s stressful trying to fit all your clothes into the closet of a shared triple, imagine trying to attend classes with a two year old. Nearly 5 million students in the U.S. are parents. Undergraduate students. In addition to school demands, student-parents face childcare costs and the stress of working one or more…

International students often focus on just one or two universities when they start their search to study in the U.S.  Typically, they look at schools that are internationally known, or at a school a friend or relative attended. However, there are many factors to consider in choosing the right university for you, and the right…