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Higher Education Preparation And Decision Making Trends Among International Students, Krishna Bista, Amy Dagley Jun 2015

Higher Education Preparation And Decision Making Trends Among International Students, Krishna Bista, Amy Dagley

Krishna Bista

The authors examine how international students obtained college information when they were in their home countries and how that played into their decision making process.


Asian International Students’ College Experience: Relationship Between Quality Of Personal Contact And Gains In Learning, Krishna Bista Mar 2015

Asian International Students’ College Experience: Relationship Between Quality Of Personal Contact And Gains In Learning, Krishna Bista

Krishna Bista

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Roles Of International Student Advisors: Literature And Practice In American Higher Education, Krishna Bista Dec 2014

Roles Of International Student Advisors: Literature And Practice In American Higher Education, Krishna Bista

Krishna Bista

International student advisors are responsible for a myriad of functions ranging from student arrival services, orientation to the academic norms, communicating cultural information and academic expectations, to ensuring that international students are familiar with the pertinent institutional and governmental policies. This paper provides a systematically conducted literature review in the field of international student advising regarding shifting roles of advisors, issues and challenges in the profession, needs of international students, and recommendations for those in the profession.


The Influence Of Country Of Origin And Academic Level On Asian Students’ Gains Of Learning, Krishna Bista Dec 2014

The Influence Of Country Of Origin And Academic Level On Asian Students’ Gains Of Learning, Krishna Bista

Krishna Bista

The author examines whether gains of learning of Asian students are the same or different if they are from (a) East Asia, (b) South and Central Asia, or (c) Southeast Asia at undergraduate and graduate levels. Results indicated that East Asian students’ gains of learning in personal development, science and development, general education, vocational preparation, and intellectual skills were statistically different from other students from South and Central Asia and Southeast Asia. Graduate Asian students’ gains of learning in all domains were found higher than undergraduate Asian students’ gains of learning. Based on these findings, the author offers implications and ...