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Four Questions About National Hispanic Heritage Month
October 12, 2018
Millions of Americans trace their roots back to Spain, Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Lasting from September 15th through October 15th, National Hispanic Heritage Month is an official celebration honoring their collective ancestry. Wondering what this annual event is all about? Read on for a roundup of four frequently asked questions about the month-long observation of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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How to Get Involved in Campus Life
October 5, 2018
Whether you are just starting school or a few years in, it is never too late to get involved in campus life. Looking for some fun activities outside of your classes? Let's take a closer look at how you can get more involved in campus life.

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Top Reasons to Study in Rome This Summer
October 4, 2018
Are you a summer-loving fine arts major already plotting your escape from winter this summer? There’s a place just for you. From art and design to architecture and engineering and everything in between, the answer is clear: Rome. Let’s take a closer look at why to study in Rome this summer.

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Five Decades, Five Changes: The Evolution of Higher Education
October 2, 2018
If you're like most students, you are probably in the thick of the semester right now with little opportunity to think of anything else but your studies. But why not take a break to consider how far education has come -- and how much better you off for it? Read on for a roundup of five ways higher e...

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Rural Students and Higher Ed: Bridging the Gap
September 28, 2018
The Atlantic recently declared the existence of a “rural higher education crisis" while Capture Higher Ed proclaimed rural students to be “higher ed’s newest under-represented minority.” The good news? Now that the problem is on the collective radar, several strategies can help reverse the t...

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Six Things All International Students Should Do Before Traveling
September 25, 2018
Studying abroad is an exciting and potentially life-changing experience. However, it is not all fun and games. In fact, there are some less exciting -- and let’s face it, even downright boring -- details you need to attend to in order to survive and thrive as an international student. Start with t...

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Five Humanities Majors For Students Interested in Business Careers
September 21, 2018
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. HBO CEO Richard Plepler. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki. What do all of these business luminaries -- and many others -- have in common? They’ve all got humanities degrees. The takeaway if you’re thinking of studying the humanities but have business aspirations? You’re...

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Why You Should Study in Central America
September 14, 2018
This weekend, not one, not two but five Central American countries are celebrating their national days. Why? Because on 15 September 1821 the region, led by the Province of Guatemala, proclaimed its independence from Spain. Want to study in one of the world's most vibrant regions? Study in Central A...

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What's the Difference Between AP Courses and the International Baccalaureate?
September 11, 2018
If you have started high school recently or about to, you have probably heard of both Advanced Placement (AP) courses and the International Baccalaureate (IB), but do you know the difference? To know what these tests are and how they can help you, read on.

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Six Things to Know About Brazil Before Studying There
September 7, 2018
Today is Sete de Setembro, or the Independence Day of Brazil! This national holiday is celebrated with patriotic displays and military parades throughout the country. We are celebrating by highlighting these six things to know about studying in this spectacular spot.

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October 15, 2018

Less than half -- 48 percent -- of US adults feel “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher education, according to the results ...


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October 11, 2018

Earlier this year, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a change to the way it would calculate unlawful presence for F, J and...


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October 8, 2018

During last month’s 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, China and Africa reiterated their mutual commitment to joint initi...