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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 -- 70,472

2.   Los Angeles, California and surrounding areas -- 70,154

3.   Boston, Massachusetts and surrounding areas -- 50,192

4.   San Francisco/Oakland California & surrounding areas -- 39,966

5.   Chicago/Evanston/Palos Hills, Illinois -- 29,427

6. Houston and surrounding areas -- 23,893

7.   Dallas/Denton/Fort Worth, Texas -- 23,474

8.   Seattle and surrounding areas -- 21,856

9. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- 20,048

10. Washington DC and surroundings areas -- 19,158

11. Atlanta, Georgia -- 13,559

12. Urbana-Champaign, Illinois -- 12,339

13.  West Lafayette, Illinois -- 11,640

14. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- 11,559

15. Phoenix, Arizona -- 11,459

16. San Diego, California -- 11,275

17. Miami, Florida -- 11,068

18. Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti, Michigan  -- 10,329

19. Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota -- 10,258

20. Baltimore & surrounding areas -- 10,079




*Open Doors 2012/2013