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How To Be Successful As A Transfer Student
September 4, 2018
As transfer students play a bigger and bigger role on college and university campuses across the world, many in higher education are scrambling to find better ways to help them succeed. Let's take a closer look at five ways transfer students can make themselves more successful.

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Six Reasons Why It's Never Too Late To Study Abroad
August 30, 2018
We often talk about the profound benefits of studying abroad. Think that ship has sailed if you are not a traditional college student? Think again. The truth is that there are many study abroad options out there, and -- regardless of where you are in your life -- one of them will be perfectly suited...

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5 Rules About Plagiarism You Can't Ignore
August 29, 2018
If you have ever used someone else's work as your own -- even a little bit -- you have plagiarized. Learn the pitfalls of plagiarism and how to avoid doing it.

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How To Sell Your Overseas Experience To Employers
August 24, 2018
If you have worked or studied abroad, your international experience may be a distinguishing factor on your resume. However, the reality is that it is not going to sell itself. Rather, there are some things you can do to highlight your international work or studies while simultaneously showing how it...

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Seven Reasons to Work in the Construction Industry
August 22, 2018
A recent Wall Street Journal report highlighted a growing problem in the construction business: a drop in job seekers is resulting in an industry-crippling labor shortage that is expected to continue for years to come. What does this mean for you? An abundance of opportunities if you have the right ...

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How You Can Save Money on Textbooks
August 20, 2018
Welcome to the start of a new semester! With every new start comes a set of new expenses: housing, clothes, tuition, fees, supplies, and of course, textbooks. Looking for a way to save some money? Let's take a look at seven ways you can try to save some money on those necessary resources.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing Your Own Major
August 17, 2018
Many of today’s career responsibilities no longer fit inside tidy boxes, so why should your major? In a report on the growing create-your-own-major trend, the Wall Street Journal said, “The programs can spark students' enthusiasm for learning and sometimes equip them for complicated, cross-disci...

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4 Things Adult Learners Have in Common and What We Can Learn From Them
August 7, 2018
Non-traditional students. Mature students. Adult learners. While there are many different names for this demographic of older students, they may be more common than you may think: In fact, according to a recent NPR report, more than two-thirds of today’s college students aren’t coming straight f...

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Why College Students Should Read Fantasy and Sci-Fi
July 20, 2018
While television shows like Friends and The Office once dominated watercooler conversations, they’ve been superseded by everything from West World to Game of Thrones. Meanwhile, the names of techies like Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates are as well-known as their movie star counterparts...

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To Unplug or Not to Unplug: Seven Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp This Summer
July 17, 2018
Academic pursuits take an automatic backseat to fun when summer kicks off every year. But this doesn’t mean you should completely opt out of intellectual pursuits either. After all, we’ve all heard the expression, “Use it or lose it.” So what can you do to maintain your study habits without...

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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 ...