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What All Students Need to Know About Design Thinking
May 24, 2017

We’re not even halfway through the year and already a number of global buzzwords are emerging including everything from “fintech” to “planetary health,” according to a roundup from NPR. One of the most talked about trends in the world of academia, meanwhile? Design thinking. What is it and how can it help you succeed? Here’s a closer look.


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Do You Know These Five Efficient Sleep Secrets?
May 23, 2017
Sleep is vital to human health and well-being. And yet many people -- especially students -- think of it as expendable. After all, when it feels like there simply aren’t enough hours in the day, sleep is often the first casualty. Unfortunately, this can lead to dire consequences across everyth...

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The 7 Best American Cities for Young Professionals
May 16, 2017
Young professional?  Can’t figure out where you want to live and work?  Take a look at our list of 7 ideal American cities for young professionals.  That’s you.

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Three Reasons Why All Students Need to Fail
May 12, 2017
While one four letter “f” expletive has earned a reputation as the mother of all bad words, another one tops the list for many students: FAIL. However, while failing is never good news, the reality is that learning to fail is an important part of life -- and there’s no better place...

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Do Not Fall For These Study Abroad Myths
May 9, 2017
Pack your bags and off you go!  Check out these 4 must-know myth-busters if you’re thinking about studying abroad.

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Full-time or Part-time Student? What’s the Best Choice for You?
May 5, 2017
How do you decide to study full-time or part-time?  Ask yourself a few questions and think about your answers.  Let’s take a closer look.

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To Homestay or Not to Homestay: That is the Question
May 3, 2017
Students traveling abroad to study internationally have many decisions to make. One of the major considerations? Where they’re going to live. While school dorms and apartments are one option, other international students go in a very different direction. The homestay. Here’s a closer lo...

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How to Choose a College
May 2, 2017
Perhaps one of the hardest decisions you’ll make as you enter your adult life.  Where should you go to college?  We’ll help you figure it out by offering some tips and tricks to get you through a tough—and totally-worth-it decision.   Let’s take a closer l...

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4 Reasons to Work in the Space Industry
April 25, 2017
Mining metals from asteroids.  Buying a ticket into suborbital space.  Starting your own space exploration company.  It’s not the stuff of science fiction anymore.  It’s happening—it’s exciting and we think you should be a part of it.  Why?  Read...

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How You Can Advocate For Science
April 22, 2017
Happy Earth Day! In honor of Earth Day we offer you ways to advocate for science.  Why?  It serves us and the world well.  It’s based on facts.  Evidence.  Reason. Questions. Critical thinking.  Research.  All the things we hope you’re learning.  W...

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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 ...