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The commencement speech: A U.S. college tradition

Each year, commencement speakers visit U.S. campuses with words of advice for new graduates. Here are nuggets of wisdom from recent speeches.
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Protecting gay rights on campus

U.S. colleges have become more welcoming to LGBTI students in recent years. Learn about the services that have been added to support these students.
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A look at the U.S.-India relationship [infographic]

India is a vital U.S. global partner. Check out the economic, military and people-to-people ties in the U.S.-India relationship.
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Two-year colleges open new worlds for students

Almost 100,000 international students attend U.S. two-year colleges, where they can learn English and get credits to apply toward four-year college degrees.
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U.S. dominates global university rankings

Seven U.S. universities — with two tied for 10th place — made the top 10 in a new global ranking of universities. Another 54 made the top 200.
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Can you afford a U.S. education? International students get financial aid...

On January 21 at 6 a.m. EST (11:00 UTC), join a live global webchat about how to finance your studies in the United States....
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Questions about studying in the U.S.? Tune in for answers.

Do you plan to study in the U.S. in the near future? Do you hope to later on? Participate in an online chat on Wednesday,...
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You can’t learn it all in a classroom. These students share...

No matter how well you’ve prepared to study in the U.S., some things about American universities and culture will probably come as a surprise....
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A record number of international students enroll in U.S. colleges. Will...

A lot of international students pursue college and university degrees in the U.S. — nearly 820,000 did in 2013. That's more than go to any...