September 19, 2008
Group Seeks Standards for Paid Recruiters of Students
In the world of international education, few subjects are as controversial as the use of paid recruiting agents.
Paying the agents, particularly on commission, is often viewed as unseemly, if not downright unethical. But a new organization, the American International Recruitment Council, hopes to change that attitude. The council wants to develop standards of ethical practices, provide training for agents, and create a certification system that recognizes the best among