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Five Unexpected Jobs in Journalism
May 3, 2016

Today is World Press Freedom Day, which celebrates the right to press and information freedom and commemorates journalists who have suffered and sacrificed to report on important issues. Freedom of information is a pressing topic, and new and emerging technologies, both for reporting and surveilling information, are changing the way that journalists work. But journalism is more than just reporting the news and media outlets around the world are embracing new and reinvigorating old aspects of the field. You don't need to be a hard-hitting foreign correspondent to make a big impact in the information era, and we've found five surprising careers that will put you in the headlines.


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Five Ways to Land the Ideal Internships
April 12, 2016
What's so special about internships? In many degree fields, internships have become essential, and internships can form the cornerstone of a good graduate resume. But what makes a good internship and how should an ambitious student go about finding one? Read on to find out how you can prepare for, f...

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5 Tips for Landing the Perfect Summer Job
April 5, 2016
We're just a few short weeks away from the end of the academic year. But before you start working on your final projects, studying for exams, and stocking up on sunscreen, you should take a moment or three to figure out what you'll be doing during the summer break. A summer spent lounging on the bea...

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Five Big Reasons to Choose a Small University
March 29, 2016
While large institutions have a lot going for them, small colleges and universities have plenty to offer as well. Let’s count down five reasons why bigger does not necessarily mean better when it comes to higher education.

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Six Tips for International Student Athletes
March 15, 2016
Many young athletes dream of professional fame and glory, but for most university students sports are sidelined in favor of academics and relegated to the 'hobby' category. But there's one country where talented young athletes can study while they hone their skills and play competitively. Collegiate...

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Six Must-Have Money-Saving Apps for College Students
March 8, 2016
What college student isn’t looking for a few simple ways to save a few bucks? While tuition fees may be beyond your control, there are plenty of other ways to reduce your costs while in school thanks to today’s apps. We’ve rounded up six of our favorite money-saving apps for studen...

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What’s the Magic Number for College Applications?
March 1, 2016
It’s that time of year – college application submission deadlines are quickly running out, and before you know it, you and all your classmates will be waiting anxiously by the mailbox hoping for that all-important acceptance letter. But now that you have all your test scores in hand and ...

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Six Tips for First-Generation University Students
February 16, 2016
What do First Lady Michelle Obama and Senator Elizabeth Warren have in common? They’re both first-generation college graduates. Nearly a quarter of all American college students identify as first-generation, but being the first in your family to enroll in and complete a university degree isn&r...

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Five Things Students Wish They’d Known Before Going to University
February 9, 2016
Regardless of what you may have seen in “Back to School,” college isn’t just one big wild party. While there’s plenty of fun to be had in the hallowed halls of academia, there’s also a significant amount of preparation and hard work involved -- all of which can help you...

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5 Tips for Living with Roommates
January 23, 2016
Studying abroad is all about meeting new people, and one of the best parts is living with other students who come from many different places. But what do you do when there's tension between you and your new flatmates. We've got some handy tips for preventing roommate conflict and dealing with it whe...

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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 ...