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5 Rules About Plagiarism You Can't Ignore
August 29, 2018
If you have ever used someone else's work as your own -- even a little bit -- you have plagiarized. Learn the pitfalls of plagiarism and how to avoid doing it.

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5 Reasons to Study Business in Bali
August 28, 2018
Bali often lands atop lists of the most beautiful places. But did you know that it’s also an amazing spot for business studies? Here’s a closer look at five reasons to study business in this Indonesian paradise, along with one school that offers unique allure for international students.

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Seven Reasons to Work in the Construction Industry
August 22, 2018
A recent Wall Street Journal report highlighted a growing problem in the construction business: a drop in job seekers is resulting in an industry-crippling labor shortage that is expected to continue for years to come. What does this mean for you? An abundance of opportunities if you have the right ...

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How You Can Save Money on Textbooks
August 20, 2018
Welcome to the start of a new semester! With every new start comes a set of new expenses: housing, clothes, tuition, fees, supplies, and of course, textbooks. Looking for a way to save some money? Let's take a look at seven ways you can try to save some money on those necessary resources.

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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-disci...

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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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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 ...