The selection procedure for the King Abdullah Scholarship Program (KASP), which provides the means to enroll in the best world universities to pursue higher studies, began in Riyadh on Thursday. According to a statistics, there are nearly 100,000 Saudi students studying at premier Institutions across the world under KASP, which was launched in 2005.
Though their original purpose has evolved, the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities is still a vital one in America’s education system. As more HBCUs start to look like the rest of the secondary education institutions in the country, they must find ways to blend tradition with progressive ideas about diversity and equal education. The rich history of HBCUs is not to be dismissed; in fact, it is those roots that make them a stable part of the U.S. higher education system. Continue reading
As of July 1, 2013, the interest rate on new subsidized Stafford Loans rose to 6.8% from the previous rate of 3.4%. Our Administration is actively working with Congress to bring rates back down for new loans. In addition, the Administration has advocated that any plan passed by Congress apply to all loans first disbursed after June 30, even loans already disbursed
A large-scale survey of Chinese students interested in studying in the United States has found that nearly two-thirds of them do not speak English well enough to participate in an American classroom discussion.
The telephone survey of 25,000 prospective Chinese students—conducted recently by Zinch China Continue reading