10 Takeaways from the 2015 NAFSA Region XII Conference in Honolulu, HI.

October 30th, 2015 The annual NAFSA: Association of International Educators Region XII Conference this year was held in Honolulu, HI and like years past, ACEI demonstrated its presence by having a booth at the Exhibit Hall and presented a conference session. Here are a few interesting facts about Oahu, NAFSA’s Region XII, the 2015 conference […]

5 Reasons Why International Credential Evaluation is Necessary

September 17th, 2015 Whether you represent a school, college, university, professional licensing board, employer, or any other entity engaged in the recruitment, placement, certification or the hiring of internationally-trained candidates, you know that educational systems and academic documents vary greatly by country. No two academic systems are alike and nothing can be taken on face […]

5 Tips for Students Transferring between Colleges

September 11th, 2015 If you are considering to transfer from one U.S. college to another for reasons that may be due to a change in your academic major or financial situation, or that you prefer an institution that is a better fit for you, here a few tips to help you with your decision 1. […]

Guide to Choosing a College/University Major in the U.S.

May 7th, 2015 “A major is a specific subject area that students specialize in. Typically, between one-third and one-half of the courses you’ll take in college will be in your major or related to it.” (The College Board) Applying to a U.S. college to pursue your undergraduate studies is daunting, not to mention waiting for […]

5 helpful tips for international students

September 5th, 2013 So, you’re an international student and freshly arrived on the campus of a U.S. college. Welcome! Now that you’re here, it’s understandable that you’re going to find college life daunting. You’re thousands of miles away from home and family and out of your comfort zone. Here are five tips to consider as […]

Dispatches from the 2013 CCID Conference in Atlanta, GA

February 28, 2013 Though I’d been to Atlanta before on business, this was my first time attending the CCID (Community Colleges for International Development) https://programs.ccid.cc/cci/ Conference. The Intercontinental Hotel in Buckhead (known as the Beverly Hills of the South) served as the venue for the conference. After the hubbub of the French Quarter in New […]