Articles

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Service Years
November 12, 2017

Traveling the world isn’t the only way to spend a “gap year.” Also gaining ground among students looking not only to change their own lives, but to also to change the world around them? Service years. Here’s a closer look at this increasingly popular pursuit.


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Four Tips to Avoid Plagiarism
November 10, 2017
If even the world’s greatest and most creative minds can fall victim to plagiarism, how can you possibly hope to avoid it -- especially when you might not even know you’re doing it? There’s good news, however. You don’t have to cross your fingers and hope you don’t get ...

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Helsinki: The Place to Study if You Want Great Housing
November 8, 2017
Want to study at a world-class research university in a clean, green city with loads of possibility, and great student housing to boot? Study in Helsinki. Let’s take a closer look.

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The Case for Diversity in College
November 1, 2017
It’s all over the news, and with good reason. There’s a need for diversity at US colleges and universities. Let’s take a closer look at what this means.

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Eight Creepy Books from Around the World
October 31, 2017
Books like It, Carrie and Cujo may have earned Stephen King the eponymous “King of Horror” honorific, but he’s far from the only author churning out frighteningly fabulous fare. What better time to highlight some other eerie offerings than Halloween? Read on for a global roundup of...

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Seven Easy Dishes Even College Students Can Cook
October 27, 2017
Just because you’re not an accomplished chef doesn’t mean you have to subsist on a diet of ramen noodles. Read on for a roundup of healthy, delicious recipes which even the most space-limited, time-pressed, money-strapped college student can pull off.

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Pros And Cons of Traveling Solo
October 23, 2017
Huffington Post recently covered a rising trend among Asian millennials: independent travel based on personalized agendas. But the zeal for solo travel isn’t limited to this sole segment of the population. Rather, more and more people are exploring the allure of adventuring on their own. Wonde...

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How to Avoid Surprise Debt at Graduation
October 17, 2017
You’re on the cusp of graduation! Good for you! Now, it’s time to move on to the next phase of your life—and pay back all of those student loans. Avoid surprises on your monthly bill by getting a handle on your student debt now. Let’s take a closer look at four strategies to ...

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Best Blogs for College Students
October 13, 2017
Overwhelmed by information? Don’t know where to look first? Rest easy—we’ve catalogued the seven best blogs for college students—that’s you—right here. That’s right—lucky seven. Let’s take a closer look.

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How to Get a Second Chance in Your Studies
October 10, 2017
If school wasn’t your thing and you’re thinking about going back—for whatever reason—you can. Looking for a second chance in your studies? Let’s take a closer look at four strategies to get that chance.

News

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August 17, 2018

Think waiting four years to get your degree is a long time? It’s a mere fraction of the 76 years John Philip Trower waited between completing his de...


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August 15, 2018

Want to buy a house? New research suggests that you may want to get your degree first. Let's take a closer look at a recent study that finds a direct ...


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August 9, 2018

Canadians recently observed Indigenous Peoples Day, which celebrates the unique heritage, culture, and achievements of the country’s Aboriginal peop...