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05Oct '17

Springwood School is seeking Education Agents

Academic Assembly has been helping Springwood School expand its international student program. In the past five years, Springwood has enrolled 32 foreign day students to the school, those students stay with local families. Springwood will unveil their new dormitory later this month and is now looking to enroll 9th – 12th grade international boarding students […]

01Aug '17

Opponents to Recruitment Agencies on Life Support – Middle States Looks for an “Out”

By Mitch Leventhal, first published on Linkedin Over the last several months, I have been asked innumerable times – by colleges and universities, recruitment agencies, and journalists – whether the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) threat to ban the payment of commissions to international student recruitment agencies will come to anything. A corollary […]

07Apr '17

Middle States Considers Interfering with Institutions’ Use of Agents

The means by which institutions use agents has re-emerged in the public debate with Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) proposing changes to its Policies, Guidelines & Procedures around international student recruitment.  MSCHE seems to tie international practice to the same rules that affect national practice, bypassing the provision in Title IV that exempts […]