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Giving Thanks Keeps Students from Giving Up

Giving Thanks Keeps Students from Giving Up   By Lisa Nagle, Executive Director/CEO Pacific Link International Educational Services (PLIES) This week families across the United States are celebrating Thanksgiving. This is a time when families travel even from...

Helping Students take off their “Masks” to Build Confidence

By Lisa Nagle, Executive Director, PacificLink (PLIES Inc.)   Recently I joined a social media group made up of college students at a prestigious U.S. university. I was immediately impressed with the posts and discussions of several of the students. I offered to...

Eastern Versus Western Learning Approaches

By Lisa Nagle             Cultural Foundations of Learning: East and West by Jin Li. Cambridge University Press; 1st edition, 2012, 400 pages. ISBN-10: 0521160626, ISBN-13: 978- 0521160629. Paperback; $32.39 at Amazon.com Chinese students from middle school to...

Part One: “Generation Z has Deeper interest in Leadership”

By Lisa Nagle, CEO PacificLink (PLIES) South Bend, Indiana, USA I (Lisa Nagle) have the opportunity to travel around the United States and to countries in Europe, Africa and Asia to speak at secondary schools, universities and organizations. As I meet students, I am...

The Top Five Secrets of Successfully Applying to an American University

By Adela Penagos, PhD, Pacific Link College Advisor One of my most transformational experiences took place while spending my sophomore year in high school at an American boarding school. Although I returned to my home country, Mexico, something became abundantly clear...

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