Another uncertain admissions cycle for international students

From Inside Higher Education: “Colleges are facing another admissions cycle marked by uncertainty about international student enrollments. It’s not just a matter of student interest; it’s also a matter of logistics. More than one year after the COVID-19 pandemic began in the United States, many U.S. embassies and consulates have not resumed regular visa processing.

In China, which sends more international students to the U.S. than any other, the U.S. Embassy and consulates are only scheduling emergency appointments. International educators have warned of an ‘imminent crisis’ in Chinese enrollments as prospective students in China are almost wholly unable to obtain visa interview appointments, with the backlog growing by the day.”

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