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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

30 Jul, 2018

International Students: Tips to Improve Your English

2020-10-05T08:32:56-05:00Monday, July 30, 2018|Education Info, International students, Learning Strategies, Private School|

Changing country and adapting to a new culture is difficult for anyone. The only exception to this rule is when someone only temporarily changes location for an extended vacation. I have never heard of a person complaining about how comfortable the sand feels or how cold the cocktail was in Ibiza.  But being an international [...]

5 Dec, 2017

International Students: Embracing Education the American Way

2017-12-05T17:37:03-06:00Tuesday, December 5, 2017|Education Info, International students, Tenney Subscribers|

According to The Christian Science Monitor, the top 5 countries exporting students to America, to get an education are; China, India, South Korea, Canada, and Taiwan. They view an American education to be an improvement over their home country's education system. However, it's not always a picnic for the International student endeavoring to embrace the [...]

26 Sep, 2017

6 Challenges that International Students Must Overcome

2021-03-30T08:09:58-05:00Tuesday, September 26, 2017|Education Info, International students, Tenney Subscribers|

Unless you've personally studied abroad before, it's difficult to know what exactly an international student has to go through. In this blog, we'll go over six of the most difficult challenges that incoming students from abroad have to overcome: The American teacher-student relationship We'll start here because it's the source [...]

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