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You know you're
active in
International Student
Ministry when……….


1.Your home looks like a Museum from all the gifts the students give you in response for your friendship.

2. You can say ‘Turn Left’ in French, Mandarin, Urdu, and many others!

3. You have multiple conversations, in multiple languages, going on in the car at the same time.

4. Your students decide you need your own set of cool personalized chopsticks.

5. When visiting Chinatown in NYC, it actually feels normal.

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Where are the international students going

in the United States?


The top cities are*:


1.   New York City/Brooklyn, New York and surrounding suburbs -- 64,991

2.   Los Angeles, California and surrounding areas -- 58,796

3.   Boston, Massachusetts and surrounding areas -- 43,188

4.   San Francisco/Oakland California & surrounding areas -- 36,385

5.   Chicago/Evanston/Palos Hills, Illinois -- 25,385

6. Houston and surrounding areas -- 23,312

7.   Dallas/Denton/Fort Worth, Texas -- 21,571

8.   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- 17,674

9. Washington DC and surrounding areas -- 16,845

10. Seattle, Washington and surroundings areas -- 15,322

11. Atlanta, Georgia -- 13,176

12. Urbana-Champaign, Illinois -- 11,005

13.  West Lafayette, Illinois -- 10,142

14. College Park and surrounding areas, Maryland -- 8,911

15. Phoenix, Arizona -- 9,909

16. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- 9,836

17. San Diego -- 9,725

18. Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti, Michigan  -- 9,428

19. Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota -- 9,278

20. Miami, Florida -- 8,936




*Open Doors 2011/2012