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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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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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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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Why College Students Should Read Fantasy and Sci-Fi
July 20, 2018
While television shows like Friends and The Office once dominated watercooler conversations, they’ve been superseded by everything from West World to Game of Thrones. Meanwhile, the names of techies like Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates are as well-known as their movie star counterparts...

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7 Things You May Not Know About The French Revolution
July 13, 2018
Tomorrow is le 14 Juillet, AKA Bastille Day. Most people know that this holiday commemorates the Storming of the Bastille, a major turning point of the French Revolution. However, there’s much more to it than that. Read on for a roundup of seven things worth knowing about this annual celebration.

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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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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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The World's Best Graduation Rituals
May 17, 2018
Congratulations! You've worked hard and now you're here, ready to graduate! People around the world celebrate graduations, and everybody has their own special twist. Sure, the mortarboard caps and gowns are weird enough, but for some? Not weird enough. Let's take a closer look at some graduation cel...

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Five Lesser-Known Festivals for Students
April 24, 2018
Holi in India. The Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea. Tomorrowland in Belgium.The San Fermin Festival in Spain. Queen’s Day in Amsterdam. Glastonbury in England. Carnaval in Rio. Coachella and Burning Man in the US. Oktoberfest in Germany. While students all over the world flock to these well-k...

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How Studying Sports Can Help Save the World
April 6, 2018
Did you know that sports can change the world? Happy International Day of Sport for Development and Peace! Let's take a closer look at what today is all about.

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October 18, 2018

Good news for France! International student numbers are up. Let's take a closer look.


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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...