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 [...]

2 Jul, 2018

Tips for International Students Studying in America

2018-07-02T13:17:16-05:00Monday, July 2, 2018|International students, Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

While many would be scared to go to school in a foreign country, others would jump at the chance. It could seem really exciting to others. Not only will children and young adults get to see more of the world, they can also get a better education than they could get at home. Going to [...]

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 [...]

6 Aug, 2017

Preparing Your International Student for the School Year

2017-08-07T10:55:48-05:00Sunday, August 6, 2017|Education Info, International students, Tenney Subscribers|

If you are hosting an international student, there's probably some nervousness in your household about the start of the new school year. After all, doing well in school can be challenging enough without the additional stress of language barriers and cultural differences. For this reason, it is highly recommended that you begin to prepare the international student [...]

19 Jun, 2017

The 6 Steps You Need to Take to Obtain Your F-1 Visa

2017-06-21T10:50:16-05:00Monday, June 19, 2017|International students, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

A record number of international students were enrolled in U.S. secondary schools and higher education institutions in the fall of 2016—more than 1 million according to the Open Doors Report. The largest group were from China (31.5%), followed by India (15.9%), Saudi Arabia (5.9%) and South Korea (5.8%). The largest number of these students, almost 150,000, attended schools [...]

16 Jan, 2017

Helping International Students Adapt and Excel

2017-05-18T17:39:11-05:00Monday, January 16, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

If an international student is currently in your care, you may feel a bit overwhelmed as you try to help them navigate the ropes in what is, for them, a very new and unfamiliar place. Many international students find it particularly difficult to adjust in the classroom due to differences in curriculum, difficulty understanding, and [...]

5 Dec, 2016

The Ideal Environment for International Students

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00Monday, December 5, 2016|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Students come to America from all over the world. Sometimes they come to learn about our culture and experience things from another place in the world, and sometimes they come seeking a better life. Whatever the case may be, a high-quality education is likely high on their list of priorities. Unfortunately, many traditional schools do [...]

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