Tips for Facilitating a Good International Student Experience
August 11, 2017

Acclimating to college life is hard enough for domestic students. Factor in the international student aspect, and the challenges grow. The good news? Millions of international students have amazing experiences every year, and -- if you’re studying abroad this fall -- there are some things you can do to make sure you’re one of them. Or perhaps you’re a domestic student who’d like to contribute to helping international students on your campus feel at ease? Don’t worry! We’ve got a few tips for you, too!

Can You Spot Fake News?
August 9, 2017
Concerns over fake news abound today, and with good reason: A recent Pew Research Center survey revealed that not only did 23 percent of Americans say they'd shared fake news, but 14 percent said they'd done so even with the knowledge that it was fake. Why does fake news matter so much? Because it s...

7 Reasons to Study in Taiwan
August 9, 2017
If you haven't thought about studying in Taiwan, start thinking about it. Modern cities rippling with life, lights, food, music, and culture. Breathtaking, mountainous countryside. Some of the most outstanding universities in the world. Healthy work-life balance. Taiwan may just be one of the most i...

These 7 Famous People All Studied Abroad
August 8, 2017
What do actress Natalie Portman, human rights leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu and basketball players Steve Nash have in common, aside from being famous? They all studied abroad. And they’re just three of the many celebs who’ve benefited from the powerful and transformative impact of inter...

Six Films to Watch Before Summer Break is Over
August 1, 2017
There are only 51 days left until summer’s official end on September 21. (But who’s counting?) For most students, however, summer comes to a screeching halt much sooner with many colleges and universities starting up before August’s end. But just because the days are dwindling doe...

Do You Have a Disability? Read This Before You Get to Campus
July 18, 2017
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) offers protection to people with disabilities but that doesn’t mean there aren’t challenges along the way. Here’s a closer look at five things all students with disabilities can do to set themselves up for college success.

7 Television-Inspired Careers for Your Summer Binge
July 14, 2017
Need a career?  Need a path?  Watch some television.  If these seven television shows don’t kickstart your career choices, we don’t know what will.  Let’s take a closer look.

Why Do We Call Them Community Colleges?
July 11, 2017
Community colleges.  What are they and how do they work?  And why do we call them community colleges?  Let’s take a closer look at these higher education institutions that offer lots of flexibility and lots of options for just about everybody.

What's in a Name: The 411 on Country Names for International Students
July 7, 2017
Many countries have confusing names -- which can be perplexing to international students thinking of studying in them. Here’s a quick primer on six of the more complicated country names, along with how to get them right.

Five Things to Expect During Your College Search
July 5, 2017
A lot has been written about the logistical steps involved in applying for a college. A lot has also been written about how to choose the right one. And, finally, a lot has been written about what to expect when you get there. But what about what happens before all of that -- during the actual searc...


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...