What comes up in your mind when you think of spring? For me, a South Korean, it’s cherry blossoms. Many streets in South Korea, Japan, China, and Taiwan burst into bright pink and white blossoms each spring. In Seoul, cherry-blossom time is festival time, as people pour into the streets to celebrate the full blooms. People celebrate…

Nearly four in 10 U.S. colleges and universities have reported a decline in international student applications, according to a recent survey by six higher education groups. The study of 250 American colleges and universities found the highest number of declines were from applicants from the Middle East. Universities report declines of 39 percent in undergraduate…

More than one-third of international students polled say they wish their professors would try to understand them better and provide helpful advice, a recent study says. “When I was in Ethiopia, I was taught to be more reserved, more quiet,” says Kedest Mathewos, 19, from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “Whereas here, everyone tends to speak up, express…

Harvard Law School will no longer require Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) test scores for admission, the university announced this week. Starting in Fall 2017, applicants may submit the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or (LSAT) to be considered for admission to its three-year juris doctor, or J.D. program. This pilot program “is part of a…