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5 Tips for Making the Most of University Open Days
October 18, 2016

From potential courses of study to where you’re going to live, there’s a near-endless stream of things to think about when you’re considering prospective colleges. Luckily, there’s one way to cross many questions off your list: University open days. Wondering how to make the most of your campus tours? Read on for five tips aimed at helping you optimize university open days.


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Four Reasons to Opt for Interdisciplinary Studies
October 11, 2016
Are you thrown into turmoil by the thought of choosing a single major? Well, we’ve got good news for you. Thanks to a popular new trend sweeping college campuses, you may not have to. We’re talking about interdisciplinary studies, a new approach which allows students to transcend convent...

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Where in the World Should You Student Teach?
October 5, 2016
Know or love a teacher? There’s no better time to reach out and say thank you than today -- the annual observance of World Teachers’ Day! If you’re thinking about or in the process of becoming a teacher yourself, meanwhile, why not take some time today to stop and consider your man...

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Study Abroad… In English!
September 27, 2016
What do Germany, Singapore, Spain, The Netherlands, Turkey, and Jamaica have in common? Fascinating cultures, rich histories, delicious cuisine, stunning beaches, sparkly cities… and hundreds of study abroad programs for international English speakers.  With English becoming an internati...

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Calling All Rural Students: There Are College Scholarships for You, Too!
September 20, 2016
While city life calls to many people, the allure of rural areas is also strong. From a lower cost of living to the unique and beautiful solitude found only in natural settings, there are plenty of reasons to embrace country living. When it comes to gaining access to higher education opportunities, h...

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Five Tips for College Admissions Essays
September 13, 2016
Think it’s too late to apply for college? Think again. Lots of colleges and universities accept late applications for students starting in the winter or spring semesters. But applying late requires some strategy. Here’s what to include in your late college application essay.

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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 repu...

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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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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 ...