Trump’s rhetoric puts off prospective studentsThe Economic Times.
Admission consultants and parents say students are worried – and even having second thoughts. Some fear for their safety while others are assessing whether spending so much on a US education – it can go up to Rs1.5 crore (Rs15 million or US$218,000) – will be a high-risk proposition.
Indians comprise 15.9% of the total international students in the US, forming the second-largest ethnic chunk. In 2015-16, Indian student numbers in the US soared by 25% to a record 165,000, contributing over US$5 billion to the US economy, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report.
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