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ERIC Number: EJ1155353
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1947-8607
Challenges and Opportunities for International Students in Graduate Education
Liang, Xinya
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, v6 n4 Article 4 p30-39 2015
International students pursuing graduate education in U.S. institutes have been rapidly increasing in recent years. Students from all over the world remarkably contribute to the advancement of U.S. economy and technology. This article addresses the challenges and opportunities international students face during and after graduate education. The challenges include overcoming the barriers with regard to language, culture, and employment. Along with these challenges are numerous opportunities such as introducing a different culture to U.S. college campuses, facilitating long-term academic and business collaboration, and obtaining enriched working experiences in the global job market. Strategies and recommendations to attain academic and occupational success are also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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