CNN anchor Zain Asher graduated from Columbia University School of Journalism.

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…

Most international students have to take a flight, or even several flights, to reach their destination in the U.S. By the time we become seniors we are professionals at packing suitcases, navigating airports and making it through long flights. Very early in my undergraduate career I learned how unpredictable traveling can be, and got some…