Understanding Asian International College Students’ Values and Beliefs, their Acculturative Stress and Coping Strategies
Chi-Sing Li, Yu-Fen Lin

Asian international students face a lot of adjustment issues while pursuing a college degree in the United States. Although they are confronted with different challenges and stress, they underutilize the mental health services. Even if they are willing to come to counseling, there is a tendency for Asian international students to prematurely terminate the service. This paper explores the values and beliefs, acculturative stress and coping strategies of Asian international students. Recommendations to college counselors and faculty advisors to support Asian international students are provided in the paper.

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