Constantly changing government decisions have discouraged students from pursuing vocational and technical professions.
Low fees and breadth of choice have led to a huge rise in Arab and foreign students in Egypt.
Tunisian universities attract many international students. The visitors praise the universities, but complain of racism and other obstacles.
In Egypt and Algeria, students are cheating on high-school exit examinations using websites that leak exam information.
Lebanese school exam results, required for students to enroll in universities, are caught in an ongoing fight over salaries for the country’s public workers.
As the situation in Syria worsens every day, Syrian students find hope in a small liberal-arts college near the Mississippi River.