In this regard, there is a lot that NYIT is doing well to help international students adapt to education in the United States. For instance, NYIT has made orientation a mandatory program for all students, regardless of whether they are native of foreign students. This program is designed to ensure that the students have a smooth transition to the university. The students get to explore the campus and learn about the valuable resources that are available to them. They are also taught about the activities and general campus life that they should expect to experience while studying at NYIT. The orientation programs give them the opportunity to participate in social events, familiarize themselves with the campus environment, and meet other members of the institution.
NYIT is also doing well by working in collaboration with other agencies with the aim of helping international students adapt to education in the United States. One such agency is Education USA. This agency is known for assisting international students learn about the educational opportunities available to them in the United States. NYIT ensures that international students meet with their international student advisors upon arrival at their specific campuses. The advisor is very instrumental in helping the students ensure that they have complied with the admission requirements before they are allowed to report to class.
Despite all the above, there are a number of services that have been both difficult and unsatisfactory for me and other students I know. For instance, requiring international students to provide a notarized affidavit of support and bank statement to demonstrate their financial ability is somewhat unfair and an infringement of privacy because I believe that a student applies for admission knowing that the ability to pay fees is not in question. This can be improved by simply requiring one to state who shall be responsible for paying their fees. Also, the ...Show more