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Managing Student Debt: Lessons From Three Countries Leading the Way
November 3, 2015

Most people can agree that the benefits of a college education are invaluable. However, in some countries the advantages of a degree are offset by a crippling side factor: student debt. In other cases, the high cost of higher education renders academic opportunities inaccessible to families of limited financial means. Some countries, however, seem to have found solutions to student debt. Let’s take a closer look at three different approaches to higher education funding and student debt management from around the globe.


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Six Reasons Why Community College Might Be Right For You
August 6, 2015
Just under half of all undergraduate students in the United States attend community college, according to the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Whether your goal is to finish your degree and join the workforce or transfer to the four-year institution of your choice, there are plenty...

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"Back-To-School" Savings: 8 Great Tips and Tricks for Students
May 6, 2015
A college education may be well worth its cost in the long run, but the expenses can really add up in the short term. With September in the air, now is the perfect time to take a closer look at budget-friendly suggestions for back-to-school savings. From meal plans to bike rides and great book deals...

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All You Need to Know about Bachelor Degrees
May 6, 2015
To B.A. or not to B.A.: that is the question. When high school graduates find themselves wondering about the future, bachelor studies often occupy a prominent spot on the list of potential options. And with good reason. Securing this undergraduate degree is not only a fulfilling milestone, but can a...

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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 ...