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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 education has changed over the past 50 years and what these changes may mean for you as a student.

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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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Six Fields to Study in the South Pacific
September 4, 2018
The South Pacific is often thought of as the ultimate vacation destination. From aqua blue lagoons and hidden waterfalls to its vibrant culture and welcoming locals, a visit to the South Pacific can feel like heaven on earth. However, what if we told you that you could enjoy all of the amazing scene...

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How To Be Successful As A Transfer Student
September 4, 2018
As transfer students play a bigger and bigger role on college and university campuses across the world, many in higher education are scrambling to find better ways to help them succeed. Let's take a closer look at five ways transfer students can make themselves more successful.

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Six Reasons Why It's Never Too Late To Study Abroad
August 30, 2018
We often talk about the profound benefits of studying abroad. Think that ship has sailed if you are not a traditional college student? Think again. The truth is that there are many study abroad options out there, and -- regardless of where you are in your life -- one of them will be perfectly suited...

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January 15, 2019

Early this fall, US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos declared that the US is embroiled in “a crisis in higher education” due to the rising cost ...


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January 10, 2019

Australian universities have seen an increase in access to higher education in recent years. However, insiders say there’s more work to be done. To ...


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January 7, 2019

Research consistently points to an access gap in higher education between students from advantaged and disadvantaged backgrounds. But this isn’t to ...