Chinese Study
Abroad to the US
Decision Tree
By Michael Q Larson
Center Director
ELS Language Centers/Santa Barbara
Delici...
Overview
• Introducing Chinese Students
• The Decision Tree
• Academic Considerations
• Economic Considerations
• Discussi...
Introducing Chinese
Students
Chinese Education
System
•Confucius (孔子)
•Civil Service Exams
•6 years primary,
3 years middle,
3 years high school
Family Involvement
Numbers
•2008 – 2009: nearly
100,000 Chinese
Students in USA
•21% Year-on-Year
Growth
Programs
Undergrad
Grad
OPT
Other
Chinese Ideal Tertiary
Education
Chinese
Universities
Decision Tree
Typical
Outcome
EconomicsAcademics
Decision
Makers
Student and
Family
Strong
Wealthy
Top Private
US U
Top Public
US U
Top ...
Academic
Considerations
GPA
Gao Kao
(高考)
English Proficiency
SAT / ACT / GRE / GMAT
Test Preparation
Schools, Books
Economic
Considerations
Savings
Scholarships
Additional Costs
•Room and Board
•Language Training
•Transportation
•Insurance
Typical
Outcome
EconomicsAcademics
Decision
Makers
Student and
Family
Strong
Wealthy
Top Private
US U
Top Public
US U
Top ...
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Nafsa china presentation

Presented at NAFSA Region XII in Reno, 2010. This, and delicious.com/nafsachina site I created, assisted me in my presentation of my findings.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Nafsa china presentation

  • 1. Chinese Study Abroad to the US Decision Tree By Michael Q Larson Center Director ELS Language Centers/Santa Barbara Delicious.com/NAFSAChina
  • 2. Overview • Introducing Chinese Students • The Decision Tree • Academic Considerations • Economic Considerations • Discussion
  • 3. Introducing Chinese Students
  • 4. Chinese Education System •Confucius (孔子) •Civil Service Exams •6 years primary, 3 years middle, 3 years high school
  • 5. Family Involvement
  • 6. Numbers •2008 – 2009: nearly 100,000 Chinese Students in USA •21% Year-on-Year Growth
  • 7. Programs Undergrad Grad OPT Other
  • 8. Chinese Ideal Tertiary Education
  • 9. Chinese Universities
  • 10. Decision Tree
  • 11. Typical Outcome EconomicsAcademics Decision Makers Student and Family Strong Wealthy Top Private US U Top Public US U Top Public Chinese U Not Wealthy Weak Wealthy Non-top Private or Public US U Private Chinese U Not Wealthy None/Tech school
  • 12. Academic Considerations
  • 13. GPA
  • 14. Gao Kao (高考)
  • 15. English Proficiency
  • 16. SAT / ACT / GRE / GMAT
  • 17. Test Preparation Schools, Books
  • 18. Economic Considerations
  • 19. Savings
  • 20. Scholarships
  • 21. Additional Costs •Room and Board •Language Training •Transportation •Insurance
  • 22. Typical Outcome EconomicsAcademics Decision Makers Student and Family Strong Wealthy Top Private US U Top Public US U Top Public Chinese U Not Wealthy Weak Wealthy Non-top Private or Public US U Private Chinese U Not Wealthy None/Tech school

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