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What College Students Need to Know about the Opioid Crisis
February 20, 2018
The economic toll of the opioid epidemic in the US skyrocketed to more than $1 trillion between 2001 and 2017. Meanwhile, more than 62,000 Americans fatally overdosed from opioid use in 2017 alone. While college life is often thought of as an idyllic bubble, the reality is that opioid use can and does penetrate campus life. Here’s a closer look at the issue, along with how students can do their part in the war on opioids.

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Off-The-Beaten-Path Ski and Study Destinations
February 15, 2018
If the Winter Olympics has you thinking about how you can ski and study at the same time, you need to take a look at this. From the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern, you can ski and study in these fantastic locations. Let's take a closer look.

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Do You Need A Mentor?
February 14, 2018
What do Yoda, Mr. Miyagi, Professor Dumbledore, and Mary Poppins have in common? In addition to great screen presences, they're mentors. Do you need one? Probably. Let's take a closer look at how to figure it out.

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5 Fields of Study in South Korea
February 8, 2018
Welcome to Opening Ceremonies! As you watch this year's Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, consider one of these exciting fields of study. Paiting!

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Four Things You Need to Know About College Bullying
February 6, 2018
We often think of bullies in the context of elementary school playgrounds, lunch tables, and school busses. However, the reality is that bullies grow up and move on with many heading to a common destination: college campuses. Factor in the skyrocketing prevalence of cyberbullying, and college studen...

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Are International Students Immigrants? The Debate Explained
February 1, 2018
Want to understand the debate over international students and immigration numbers? Let's take a closer look at the UK-and why Prime Minister Theresa May is in a growing minority of those who want to include international student numbers in immigration statistics.

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Five Tips for Addressing a Lack of Education on Your CV
January 15, 2018
Many job descriptions set forth a specific set of criteria for applicants. But what about if you find the perfect job and you don’t meet the criteria -- particularly when it comes to educational requirements? As it turns out, this doesn’t automatically mean game over. Why not? Because, in some c...

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Calling All Rural Students: There Are College Scholarships for You, Too!
September 20, 2016
While city life calls to many people, the allure of rural areas is also strong. From a lower cost of living to the unique and beautiful solitude found only in natural settings, there are plenty of reasons to embrace country living. When it comes to gaining access to higher education opportunities, h...

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Student Loan Forgiveness May Be in Your Future With These Four Jobs
May 11, 2016
Today’s undergraduates are burdened by crippling student loan debt. And while the problem spans the globe from the UK to Japan, it’s most prevalent in the US, where student loan debt has recently ballooned into the trillions, with more than seven million borrowers in default. Howeve...

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Eight Must-Reads for College Students
April 26, 2016
Quick! What was the last book you read? For many in-coming university students, reading is something to be done because it's required, and the last books they read were assigned in a high-school English class. But books are so much more than stuffy classics to be analyzed for themes and structures, ...

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February 20, 2018

The UK is known for having the highest university tuition fees in all of Europe. Now comes news that a change in pricing may be imminent. Here’s a c...


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February 19, 2018

With the future of international mobility in the UK remains unknown in the wake of Brexit, the UK is weighing its options. One possibility currently u...


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February 15, 2018

A recent article published in The Japan Times took on a perplexing question: Why don’t more Japanese students study abroad? According to the findin...