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“I can have all these accolades and awards and a Swathmore College education. But at the end of the day, what people are going to see is that I am undocumented. So I always ask myself, what weighs heavier, a liberal-arts elite education or a green card?”
About half of colleges surveyed this year by the American International Recruitment Council and the National Association for College Admission Counseling said they used agents as part of their strategy.
One of the most ambitious partnerships in international education abruptly came undone when the National University of Singapore announced that it was ending its pathbreaking joint liberal-arts college with Yale.
For nearly two weeks after Kabul fell under Taliban control, Maryam Khademi checked her phone constantly. She was waiting for news that she could leave. It took three attempts, but she and 147 classmates and recent graduates finally made it to the airport.