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A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing Your Own Major
August 17, 2018
Many of today’s career responsibilities no longer fit inside tidy boxes, so why should your major? In a report on the growing create-your-own-major trend, the Wall Street Journal said, “The programs can spark students' enthusiasm for learning and sometimes equip them for complicated, cross-disciplinary jobs or emerging career fields.” Just because it's popular doesn’t mean it’s easy. If you are thinking of designing your own major, this step-by-step guide can help you cover your bases and do it right.

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4 Things Adult Learners Have in Common and What We Can Learn From Them
August 7, 2018
Non-traditional students. Mature students. Adult learners. While there are many different names for this demographic of older students, they may be more common than you may think: In fact, according to a recent NPR report, more than two-thirds of today’s college students aren’t coming straight f...

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Six Initiatives To Encourage Girls In STEM Throughout The World
July 3, 2018
A recent report from the World Economic Forum revealed troubling news: It will take 100 years to close the global gender gap. And while we often celebrated progress made, the research shows the gap may actually be widening. One area in particular where women lag behind men? STEM studies. So what can...

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Looking For A College That Takes Mental Care Seriously? Here's What To Look For
June 16, 2018
While health counseling and mental health care services are available on most campuses, many students often don't know that the services exist. End result? Precious resources go unused. If you're looking for a college that takes mental health care seriously, consider these four questions to ask.

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What College Education Brings You (Except, well, an Education)
June 12, 2018
As the worldwide trend for individuals to invest in higher education rises, many are starting to look at not just the short-term economic benefits of a degree, but the longer-term neurological, social, cultural, and health benefits of that degree. Let's take a closer look at some additional benefits...

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Five Tips for Getting Your Bachelor's as a Non-Traditional Student
May 31, 2018
Forty percent of undergraduate students are over the age of 25, according to data from the Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (CLASP). If you’re among this growing group of non-traditional students, you may be wondering whether you’ve got what it takes. We’re here to tell you that...

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Why students in Africa are choosing BA degrees
May 25, 2018
Higher education enrollments continue to grow in Africa due to a number of factors, including a rising demand, a rapidly expanding young population, and a shift away from traditional occupations, like farming and agriculture, to more demanding jobs in business, industry, manufacture and services. On...

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Why Study Modeling and Data Science in Paris
May 16, 2018
High school students with a flair for science or mathematics who are thinking about what to do next should look towards an up-and-coming field: modeling and data science. But where digital natives who want to design the future of a changing world study? Paris, of course! Read on to find out why Par...

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How To Cope With Study Anxiety
April 17, 2018
Know someone with an anxiety disorder? Read this. Let’s take a closer look at how to cope with anxiety when you constantly feel like you’re having a “fight or flight” response.

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Everything You Need To Know About College Tuition
April 13, 2018
If you’re a current or future college student, you need to read this. It’s about money: your money. Take a closer look at everything you need to know about college tuition.

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August 17, 2018

Think waiting four years to get your degree is a long time? It’s a mere fraction of the 76 years John Philip Trower waited between completing his de...


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August 15, 2018

Want to buy a house? New research suggests that you may want to get your degree first. Let's take a closer look at a recent study that finds a direct ...


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August 9, 2018

Canadians recently observed Indigenous Peoples Day, which celebrates the unique heritage, culture, and achievements of the country’s Aboriginal peop...