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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 this monumental decision, but others end up choosing a major only to question it as the school year approaches. The good news? College is designed to allow plenty of exploration, so if you wind up in the latter category, it’s not too late to take corrective action. Let’s take a closer look at five things students can do if they decide to change their majors at the last minute


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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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Six Niche Degrees for Millennials
June 7, 2016
While social scientists are busy studying the Millennial generation (aka Generation Y), millennials are busy studying at universities around the world. But one of the defining characteristics of this generation is their belief that work doesn't have to be boring. Luckily, the world is full of exciti...

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Are You Prepared for College?
May 31, 2016
Now that high school is over, it's time to start thinking about the next step – college! But are you ready? According to recent statistics, a shocking number of American students lack essential math and reading skills necessary for college success. But preparing for college is more than basic ...

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Four Tips for Dealing with Getting Rejected From Your Dream School
May 24, 2016
Millions of college seniors are eagerly planning to matriculate at the colleges of their choice next fall. For plenty of others, however, what should be an exciting time is tainted by an unfortunate reality: they were not accepted at their dream schools. If you find yourself in this unenviable posit...

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The Pros and Cons of Campus Housing
May 17, 2016
For some, it's a rite of passage. For others, it's mandated by the university. But for many students starting or continuing their college education, the choice between on- and off-campus housing can be tricky. Luckily for you, we've done the hard work and have compiled a list of the pros and cons. U...

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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 ...