Articles

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 of getting your higher education degree.

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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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Five Global Challenges to Girls’ Education
March 8, 2018
Girls have historically faced disadvantages when it comes to education access. And while progress has been made, there remains a significant gender gap: 130 million girls between ages six and 17 are out of school, and 15 million primary school-aged girls won’t ever even step foot in a classroom. ...

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Rural Students and College: A Win-Win Situation
March 7, 2018
Approximately 59 percent of rural high school students go on to attend college the fall after graduation. Compare this to 62 percent and 67 percent for urban and suburban students, respectively. Furthermore, of the 42 percent of 18 to 24 year-olds who are enrolled in higher education institutions, j...

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What College Students Need to Know about the Opioid Crisis
February 20, 2018
The economic toll of the opioid epidemic in the US skyrocketed to more than $1 trillion between 2001 and 2017. Meanwhile, more than 62,000 Americans fatally overdosed from opioid use in 2017 alone. While college life is often thought of as an idyllic bubble, the reality is that opioid use can and do...

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5 Fields of Study in South Korea
February 8, 2018
Welcome to Opening Ceremonies! As you watch this year's Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, consider one of these exciting fields of study. Paiting!

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Are International Students Immigrants? The Debate Explained
February 1, 2018
Want to understand the debate over international students and immigration numbers? Let's take a closer look at the UK-and why Prime Minister Theresa May is in a growing minority of those who want to include international student numbers in immigration statistics.

Why Are Foreign Students Flocking to Canada?
December 4, 2017
As Canada continues to see a spike in international student interest, many people are quick to write off the trend to “the Trump effect.” However, politics is far from the only reason driving students from all over the world to look to Canada for higher education. Read on for a roundup o...

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June 19, 2018

The Philippines already attracts significant attention from college students from around the world. Now comes news that the country may soon become an...


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June 18, 2018

CNN reports that about 40 percent of college students take out loans of some sort to go to school--but some students take on a lot more debt than othe...