Planning for Higher Education Journal

Planning for the Increase in Foreign-Born Students

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From Volume 26 Number 1 | Fall 1997
By Sheila T. Gregory

Outlines challenges facing institutions attempting to meet the needs of foreign-born and international students, such as measuring English language competency and degree of readiness for college-level work, understanding cultural norms and expectations, and providing support services. Offers suggestions for addressing immigrant and foreign student needs, including redesigned orientation programs, intensive English language skills classes, better academic advising and counseling, greater multicultural sensitivity, and increased scholarship funding.

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