International students

11 Nov, 2019

The Way It Is for International Students

2019-11-11T08:08:47-06:00

A significant number of students come to the United States every year to study in American schools. How well do they do? How does cultural shock affect them? What is the benefit to the American schools of international student attendance? According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (also known as the "Shanghai Ranking"), the [...]

The Way It Is for International Students2019-11-11T08:08:47-06:00
29 Jul, 2019

International Students Can Overcome Challenges at a Private School

2019-07-29T09:22:03-06:00

When international students come to the United States to study, they get a high-quality education, especially if they go to a private school. The problem, however, lies in cultural adjustment. Even if they come from an English-speaking country, they may speak with a different accent. This makes them feel different as compared to the student [...]

International Students Can Overcome Challenges at a Private School2019-07-29T09:22:03-06:00
9 Jul, 2019

A Smooth Transition for International Students

2019-07-09T09:07:22-06:00

Adjusting to life in the American classroom is not always easy for international students. While some students are able to acclimate with little trouble, others experience culture shock, communication barriers, and difficulties fitting in with their American peers. Below is a look at some of the challenges they face and the resources The Tenney School [...]

A Smooth Transition for International Students2019-07-09T09:07:22-06:00
31 May, 2019

Senior Spotlight: Le Going to University of Houston

2019-05-31T16:39:42-06:00

In our latest Senior Spotlight for our Tenney School Class of 2019, we hear a little about Le's time at The Tenney School and his plans for college.  In this interview, our College Counselor, Lisa Cashiola interviews Le.  Le talks about his decision to attend University of Houston, and plans to student Business and Psychology. [...]

Senior Spotlight: Le Going to University of Houston2019-05-31T16:39:42-06:00
27 May, 2019

Helping International Students Adjust to Language and Culture

2019-05-24T13:54:46-06:00

The number of international students coming to the United States to attend colleges and universities continues to grow. Currently, over 1.5 million international students take college classes in the United States. Additionally, more and more international junior and senior high school students attend school in the United States. Of course, many of these international students [...]

Helping International Students Adjust to Language and Culture2019-05-24T13:54:46-06:00
23 Apr, 2019

International Students Excel in our One-to-One Learning Environment

2019-04-23T17:56:45-06:00

The United States is a prominent choice for international students seeking a quality education. However, what is it that draws international students to The Tenney School? Aside from Houston, TX being a compelling and welcoming city, the area itself is not what calls to international students to complete their studying here. It is our unique [...]

International Students Excel in our One-to-One Learning Environment2019-04-23T17:56:45-06:00
22 Feb, 2019

Five Reasons Why Private School Might Be the Best Choice for International Students

2019-02-22T12:03:33-06:00

Moving to a new school can be an intimidating experience. But moving to a new school in a new culture trumps it all. Yet many international students are flooding American schools in search of quality education. We understand that choosing a school can be a difficult decision for the international student. So we would like [...]

Five Reasons Why Private School Might Be the Best Choice for International Students2019-02-22T12:03:33-06:00
30 Jul, 2018

International Students: Tips to Improve Your English

2018-07-30T11:54:22-06:00

As an international student, you are going to be surrounded by others who only speak English. Even if you have a basic understanding of the language, it can be difficult to hold a conversation. Besides needing English to speak to others, you are going to need to have a good understanding in order to succeed [...]

International Students: Tips to Improve Your English2018-07-30T11:54:22-06:00
2 Jul, 2018

Tips for International Students Studying in America

2018-07-02T13:17:16-06:00

While many would be scared to go to school in a foreign country, others would jump at the chance. It could seem really exciting to others. Not only will children and young adults get to see more of the world, they can also get a better education than they could get at home. Going to [...]

Tips for International Students Studying in America2018-07-02T13:17:16-06:00
5 Dec, 2017

International Students: Embracing Education the American Way

2017-12-05T17:37:03-06:00

According to The Christian Science Monitor, the top 5 countries exporting students to America, to get an education are; China, India, South Korea, Canada, and Taiwan. They view an American education to be an improvement over their home country's education system. However, it's not always a picnic for the International student endeavoring to embrace the [...]

International Students: Embracing Education the American Way2017-12-05T17:37:03-06:00