Destinations: Asia

About Asia

The variety of ethnic groups, environments, economies, religions, and government systems in Asia provide cultural experiences for students that are more diverse than any other region on Earth. Asia sends more students to study internationally than any other continent, however, their many highly-ranked universities should not be overlooked. These institutions provide unique opportunities for immersion in a continent that is driving global economic growth. Many of China’s high school gaokao champions enroll in universities in Hong Kong and Japan boasts several highly ranked universities that educate students from all over the world. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) is world famous and Singapore’s INSEAD is a highly regarded global business school. Many universities in Asia offer degree programs in English which allow language barriers to be easily overcome. With the increasing focus on the knowledge and services sectors in our global economy, coupled with a rich cultural heritage, Asia is an ideal choice for international students.

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  • Maria Ly is quite literally a Rock Star. You’ll often find her hanging off a 5.13a grade rock climbing route, she is the rock star co-founder of Skimble (which is incubated by Rock Health), and you can find her rock formation photography featured in Outside Magazine.

  • March 13, 1988 was the day we moved to America. Although it wasn't my first time in the country, that date was the beginning of my journey through the American school system. Those eleven years filled me with a lifetime of great memories.

  • Mayank is an inventor and zebra-enthusiast. He developed Stripespotter, a biological barcode scanner for zebras, and is a part of the team behind Facebook insights. By way of India to Oman to the US, Mayank can be found behind the wheel of a red Porsche dreaming up his next big idea.

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