Rethinking International Student Support

Utilizing an FYE Course to Scaffold International Students’ Adjustment into U.S. Academic Culture

  • Michelle Huang University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Christopher Johnstone Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities


This article is a case study on utilizing a first year experience (FYE) course to scaffold first year international undergraduate students’ adjustment and transition into studying at the postsecondary level in the U.S.