Money Why students are choosing to go to college in Canada instead of the United States

11:20  12 august  2017
11:20  12 august  2017 Source:   CNBC

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That is why people go to college to get a high education and have relatively secured lives in future. For instance, when I came to Canada , I started working as a sale associate in a clothing store. Maybe it's because the society has changed to be intellectual-driven instead of labour-driven.

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Students from all over the world apply to attend America's colleges and universities, but one country is now more popular than ever with international applicants — Canada.

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Check out our Why College page for 10 more reasons why choosing Ontario's colleges just makes sense. If you're applying to a degree program, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance from the United States ' federal student aid program.

Study in Canada . Embassy of the United States Ottawa, Canada . How do a student from China choose between college in U . S . and in Canada ? Where is it more expensive to go to university, Canada or the UK, and why ? Why do people want to enter the top universities?

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The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers surveyed over 250 American colleges and universities and found that 39 percent of Americans schools witnessed a decline in international applications in the last year.

Canadian schools, on the other hand, have seen a dramatic increase in applications from abroad. For example, Wilfrid Laurier University reported 32 percent increase in applications from abroad, McMaster University reported a 33 percent increase and the University of Toronto (Canada's top-ranked and largest university) saw a 20 increase.

When Leigh-Ellen Keating, director of international services at Brock University in Ontario, attended a recruitment fair in Mexico, she saw first-hand how drastically Canada's popularity had increased. She told Inside Higher Ed, "The table was flooded with people, which is not historically what I have seen. They just want to go to Canada, and historically I think a lot of them would go to the States."

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Lauren Duvall wanted to go to college in a large metropolitan city somewhere outside the U . S . But instead of heading to Paris or Barcelona, she chose Montreal. First, let’s consider what it costs to go to college right here in the United States .

For instance, one of my cousins, Chi Wei, went to Canada three years ago. I want to tell students who are seniors to choose a major carefully. " the United States of my home" + "becoming successful" + diversity: WEST POINT ESSAY [2] ✓.

Student recruitment professionals attribute the decline in applications to the United States to concern about visa policy. According to The Washington Post, the Department of Homeland Security is considering a proposal that would require foreign students to reapply for permission to study in the United States every year they attend school.

Some students are choosing to go to school in The Great White North because of cost. Maddie Zeif, an 18-year-old from Vermont, decided to attend the University of British Columbia because it was the most cost-efficient option. She told The Times, "I will be paying almost the same amount as my in-state tuition without factoring in any financial aid yet."

The average cost for an international student to attend a public university in Canada is approximately $17,264. The cost for international students to study at a four-year public college in the United States is $24,930 and it is incredibly rare for international students to receive financial aid in the United States.

International student Anh Cao was the University of Toronto valedictorian for the class of 2015.<br />© Provided by CNBC International student Anh Cao was the University of Toronto valedictorian for the class of 2015.

Many higher-education professionals attribute the shift in popularity to the "Trump Effect," suggesting that President Donald Trump's criticisms of foreigners is causing students to choose Canada over the United States.

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Americans who choose college in Canada may also have a more international peer-group experience than they’d find at home. “When I was at McGill, 55% of 25,000 undergraduates were international students and 45% were Canadian ,” Reid says.

So far, the "25 Tips from the Dean" eBook has helped more than 10K students choose a college , get in, and pay for it. A person raised in Texas going to college in Canada ? I'm not sure why this is such a controversial concept. There was a big discussion about comparing top Canadian schools to

Alan Shepard, president of Concordia University in Quebec told The New York Times, "The so-called Trump Effect is real when it comes to enrollment in Canada. Applications from international students for this coming fall's semester have surged."

"Our political climate appeared to be the problem," says Dennis Hanno, president of Wheaton College in Massachusetts. "If this is a trend, it is worrisome."

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Hanno explains that international students make considerable contributions to American students both financial and otherwise. International students, he says, provide a "significant source of tuition revenue that directly benefits domestic students." Overall, "International students contribute $35 billion to the U.S. economy."

He adds that international perspectives improve the education of American students. "Diversity is an educational asset, and international students are a rich source of meaningful difference," says Hanno.

More broadly, he argues that it is important for the United States to remain a leader in education if it hopes to be a leader in the world. "The world's view of the United States as a land of opportunity is based, in no small measure, on the possibilities that our colleges and universities create," he writes.

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Montreal schools preparing for hundreds of asylum seekers .
French school boards in greater Montreal are making plans to welcome between 800 and 1,000 new students whose parents have fled across Quebec’s border over the summer to seek asylum. Several dozen children of asylum seekers have already enrolled at the Commission Scolaire de Montréal, said board president Catherine Harel Bourdon.The board has identified about 10 schools in various neighbourhoods such at St-Michel, Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, the Sud-Ouest and the Centre-Sud that will be able to accommodate the students.Many of the families will be encouraged to settle in neighbourhoods where local schools can accommodate them.

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