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Tech Tricks and Tools for International Educators

Technology allows students to reach us from anywhere and access the information they need in a timely manner. Going digital by implementing customer relationship management software, student databases, data analytics, and other technology tools have changed many processes in international education.
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NAFSA 2018: Day Trips From Philly

The city of Philadelphia is a very lively and vibrant place with hundreds of attractions and alluring cuisines, so it is hard to imagine needing to leave the city. That said, locals and seasoned visitors know that southeastern Pennsylvania has much more to offer than big city living in Philadelphia.
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NAFSA 2018 Workshop Spotlight: Conducting Ethical Research

NAFSA 2018 Workshop Spotlight: Conducting Ethical Research More and more, international educators are being called upon to provide data and evidence to support the work that they do. To help meet this challenge, Peggy Shannon-Baker, PhD, and Sarah Rutherford have developed a new Current Topics
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Build Your Brand in Time for Annual Conference

When we first start in the field, it's difficult to stand out. International education is competitive, and many job candidates share the same skills and passions. To be successful, you must find that element about yourself that sets you apart and create a powerful brand around it. But how? You’ve
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NAFSA 2018 Workshop Spotlight: F-1 Student Advising - Advanced

This year, we are excited to celebrate the 70th anniversary of NAFSA and the NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo. The Annual Conference Committee has made an intentional effort to highlight the diverse voices and shared commitment of international education professionals from all over the world in this
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NAFSA 2018: Where to Eat in Philly

Cheesesteaks, hoagies, soft pretzels, water ice, scrapple, pork roll—the list of famous Philly foods is endless. So when you come to Philadelphia for the NASFA 2018 Annual Conference & Expo, be prepared to eat your way across the city! Philadelphia is home to thousands of restaurants specializing in
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Plenary Connections: Terry Gross

Wait! Before you buy your travel tickets for the NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference & Expo in Philadelphia, take note that Terry Gross, the award-winning Radio Hall of Fame member, National Humanities Medal recipient, and National Public Radio host of Fresh Air (the most downloaded podcast on the Apple
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Plenary Connections: Bill Nye

Plenary Connections: Bill Nye As all of us prepare to attend NAFSA's 70th Annual Conference & Expo in Philadelphia, we invariably begin to organize our calendars, set up meetings, and prepare for one of the most dynamic weeks over the course of any given year for many international educators here
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