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What is FemTech and Why Should You Care?
March 7, 2017

We’ve covered the role edtech is playing in shaping the future of academia and students.  We’ve addressed how fintech is transforming the business world while opening up extraordinary new career opportunities.  An equally -- if not more important -- entrant in the rising -tech scene? FemTech. We can think of no better time to highlight this flourishing field than with the March 8th observation of International Women’s Day. Here’s a closer look at this timely topic, along with why it’s a game-changer.


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If You Liked 1984, Then You’ll Love These 7 Books
March 2, 2017
Today is World Book Day, and we’re celebrating by playing tribute to George Orwell’s 1984 with a list of other influential dystopian novels. If you’re looking for more like Orwell’s classic tale of Winston Smith, an everyman from the totalitarian state of Oceania One who spen...

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Student Unions: To Join or Not to Join?
February 28, 2017
Among the benefits university life has to offer, a student union may be—or may not be—one of them.  They serve as governing bodies and hubs of social life.  They can also serve to represent—or impede—your rights as a student.  So: should you join one?  Rea...

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Six Works of Art Fine Arts Students Should Know
February 21, 2017
Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.  Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker. Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night. Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam. Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring. Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss. Salvador Dali’s The Persistence of Memory. Grant Wo...

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Dual Nationality
February 14, 2017
Dual citizenship can have many benefits, but as recent political events have shown holding the passports of two different countries can also have some drawbacks. Whether you were born a dual national or are considering adopting a second nationality, it’s important to consider whether the pros ...

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7 Can’t-Miss Finnish Movies for the Centennial and Beyond
February 7, 2017
Did you know that Finland became an independent state in December of 1917? And while there is an abundance of wonderful things to showcase about this hidden gem nestled at the northern tip of Europe during its centennial celebration, we’re zooming in on the country’s rich and vibrant fil...

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To Work or Not to Work: The Pros and Cons of Getting a Job in School
January 31, 2017
Thinking about adding a job to the mix of classes, studying, papers, on-campus activities, and network building?  There are some clear benefits of working during school—and some clear drawbacks.  Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of getting a job in school.

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Six Tips for Maintaining a Long Distance Relationship
January 24, 2017
Maintaining a relationship as a college student is hard enough. Factor international studies into the picture, and the distance can seem like an insurmountable obstacle. But the truth is that plenty of college couples separated by many miles still make it work. Wondering how to best position your re...

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Countries with Easy Visa Procedures for International Students
January 17, 2017
With recent geopolitical shake-ups, studying abroad may seem daunting.  Don’t fret—there are many places around the world with top-notch universities and easy visa procedures just for you—bright, eager students who want to do some good in this world.  Take a look at five ...

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Pros and Cons of Studying in your Native Language
January 10, 2017
Opting to study abroad is just the first stop on your international adventure. You’ll have plenty of other decisions to make along the way. One factor worth thoroughly evaluating prior to deciding on a program? Whether or not to study in your native language. Here’s a closer look at the ...

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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 ...