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The Pros and Cons of Attending a Women’s College
September 6, 2016

If you think women's colleges are a thing of the past, think again. While the number of women-only institutions has fallen from the heydays of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there are still dozens of active women's colleges in the US, many of which carry prestigious academic reputations. So what are the pros and cons of choosing a single-sex education? Read on to find out more about women's only colleges.


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Five Must-Have Tech Devices for College Students
August 30, 2016
It's back to school time, and that means shopping for dorm-room essentials. But for modern students, must-haves go beyond extra-long sheets and a mini-fridge. College campuses have gone digital and smart students know that they'll need smart devices to navigate their courses, assignments, and social...

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The Pros and Cons of Living at Home During University
August 23, 2016
For many students, college is their first taste of independence and living on campus has long been a standard part of the university experience. But with rising tuition costs and worries about untenable student debt, some students are opting to stay home during their studies. But how does home life ...

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Five Ways to Make College Work as a Non-Traditional Student
August 16, 2016
Non-traditional students make up a significant portion of most college populations, but what exactly is a non-traditional student? And how can non-traditional students stand out on college applications, in class, and in the post-college job market? If you are a non-traditional student or are thinkin...

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Are You Considering a Last Minute Degree Change?
August 10, 2016
Selecting a major can be a bit like throwing a dart at the wall and seeing what sticks. After all, there are near-infinite choices when it comes to majors and degrees, so can everyone really expect to get it right straight out of the gate? Some students go with “Undeclared” when facing t...

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Top 8 Dorm Room Must-Haves
July 26, 2016
Living on a college campus can be a simultaneously delightful and daunting process. If you’ve never lived alone before you may be wondering if you’ve got what it takes. No, we’re not talking about emotional resources, but instead about actual, tangible possessions aimed at helping ...

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Six Summer Programs to Kick-Start Your Fall Semester
July 12, 2016
It's already the middle of July, but that doesn't mean that the summer is over. There are many ways to maximize your summer break, but if you've already exhausted all of your holiday plans or are looking for ways to get ahead in the coming semester, consider enrolling in a short-term summer school p...

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Top Five Fashion-Inspired Films
June 28, 2016
Fashion industry careers are the ultimate “it” jobs for many of society’s most driven -- and stylish -- movers and shakers. After all, it’s not for nothing that influential Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour earned herself a spot alongside pop culture icons including Taylor S...

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Are You Worried About Paying for Community College?
June 21, 2016
Community college may be a bargain when compared to more expensive private school university tuitions, but it can still be a significant investment. Luckily, there is financial assistance available...If you know where to look, that is. We’ve rounded up five ways places to start when it comes t...

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Six Packing Tips for Studying Abroad
June 14, 2016
Students heading abroad for university get a lot of advice – what to study, where to stay, how to learn the language – but there's one valuable piece of advice that often gets overlooked. Packing! So whether you're heading abroad for a few weeks this summer, a semester in the fall, or fo...

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August 17, 2018

Think waiting four years to get your degree is a long time? It’s a mere fraction of the 76 years John Philip Trower waited between completing his de...


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August 15, 2018

Want to buy a house? New research suggests that you may want to get your degree first. Let's take a closer look at a recent study that finds a direct ...


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August 9, 2018

Canadians recently observed Indigenous Peoples Day, which celebrates the unique heritage, culture, and achievements of the country’s Aboriginal peop...