Agent Debate: Further Reading

The Chronicle of Higher Education published a written debate, “International-Student Recruitment Debate: 6 Views on Agents” during the summer.

International Student Recruitment

I recommend it if you’re involved, or interested in the questions and issues surrounding the use of agents in recruiting, and admitting, international students.

The questions surrounding the use of agents drive ethical discussions in admission offices of colleges and prep schools.

The views in The Chronicle range from “use agents and regulate them” to “I am firmly against the practice of paying commissions to independent agents for recruiting international students.”

Brian Fisher

A product of both private and public education, Brian Fisher served as a teacher, coach, dorm parent, and administrator at three different boarding schools. Brian also fills the role of Director of Development at Wolfeboro, The Summer Boarding School, in NH along with being a partner at AdmissionsQuest.

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