13 Jan, 2021

3 Reasons Why International Students Thrive in Private Schools

2021-01-14T12:17:59-06:00Wednesday, January 13, 2021|Education Info, International students, Private School|

According to the Institute of International Education, between the years 2004 and 2016, the number of international students coming to the United States to complete high school nearly tripled. Many of these students, hoping to leverage their diplomas into admission into U.S.-based undergraduate programs, have chosen to pursue their studies in private schools. This is [...]

1 Jul, 2020

Why Small Private Schools Are the Best for International Students

2020-07-01T07:20:36-05:00Wednesday, July 1, 2020|Education Info, International students, Private School|

International students who come to America have so much they must adapt to, and quickly! Not only are they tackling everyday life in a different language, but they are attending school in a different educational system. It can also be a very lonely time for these students as they may struggle to make friends. These [...]

18 Feb, 2020

How To Address The Difficulties International Students Face In School

2020-02-18T07:20:21-06:00Tuesday, February 18, 2020|Education Info, International students, Tenney Subscribers|

It takes courage to leave one's home country and move to a new place and a new culture. This is especially true for young students. Finding a new school can be difficult, and often poses a daunting task for international students and their families. Thankfully, we at the Tenney School understand some of the difficulties [...]

16 Dec, 2019

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College

2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00Monday, December 16, 2019|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, International students, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

International students have to face many challenges when they come to the United States to study. In fact, there are times when even getting into a school poses a challenge, even if the student is very good at academics. This is because the application process in the United States is very detailed, which is quite [...]

11 Nov, 2019

The Way It Is for International Students

2019-11-11T08:08:47-06:00Monday, November 11, 2019|Education Info, International students, Tenney Subscribers|

A significant number of students come to the United States every year to study in American schools. How well do they do? How does cultural shock affect them? What is the benefit to the American schools of international student attendance? According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (also known as the "Shanghai Ranking"), the [...]

29 Jul, 2019

International Students Can Overcome Challenges at a Private School

2019-07-29T09:22:03-05:00Monday, July 29, 2019|International students, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

When international students come to the United States to study, they get a high-quality education, especially if they go to a private school. The problem, however, lies in cultural adjustment. Even if they come from an English-speaking country, they may speak with a different accent. This makes them feel different as compared to the student [...]

9 Jul, 2019

A Smooth Transition for International Students

2019-07-09T09:07:22-05:00Tuesday, July 9, 2019|Education Info, International students, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Adjusting to life in the American classroom is not always easy for international students. While some students are able to acclimate with little trouble, others experience culture shock, communication barriers, and difficulties fitting in with their American peers. Below is a look at some of the challenges they face and the resources The Tenney School [...]

31 May, 2019

Senior Spotlight: Le Going to University of Houston

2019-05-31T16:39:42-05:00Friday, May 31, 2019|Education Info, International students, Tenney Subscribers|

In our latest Senior Spotlight for our Tenney School Class of 2019, we hear a little about Le's time at The Tenney School and his plans for college.  In this interview, our College Counselor, Lisa Cashiola interviews Le.  Le talks about his decision to attend University of Houston, and plans to student Business and Psychology. [...]

27 May, 2019

Helping International Students Adjust to Language and Culture

2019-05-24T13:54:46-05:00Monday, May 27, 2019|Education Info, International students, Learning Environment, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The number of international students coming to the United States to attend colleges and universities continues to grow. Currently, over 1.5 million international students take college classes in the United States. Additionally, more and more international junior and senior high school students attend school in the United States. Of course, many of these international students [...]

23 Apr, 2019

International Students Excel in our One-to-One Learning Environment

2019-04-23T17:56:45-05:00Tuesday, April 23, 2019|International students, Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The United States is a prominent choice for international students seeking a quality education. However, what is it that draws international students to The Tenney School? Aside from Houston, TX being a compelling and welcoming city, the area itself is not what calls to international students to complete their studying here. It is our unique [...]

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