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Debunking Five of the Biggest Myths about University Life
October 3, 2017

Long before the current era of fake news, stereotypes about the lives of college students were alive and well. While some of these may hold up in the real world, others are falsely perpetuated -- despite hard evidence pointing in the opposite direction. Wondering whether what you’ve heard about college holds up? Here’s a closer look at five of the most common myths and misconceptions about the lives and times of university students.


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8 College Campuses That Have Embraced Sustainability
October 2, 2017
Happy World Architecture Day!  This year, we focus on sustainability.  It’s not just a trend—it’s necessary for both the preservation and growth of the world as we know it.  Sustainability is all the buzz—and with good reason.  Let’s take a look at e...

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Five Remote Jobs That are Perfect for Students
September 29, 2017
Thanks to technological advancements and a new breed of employers, flexible work opportunities are more abundant than ever before. Wondering where to start when it comes to finding remote job? Read on for a roundup of five ways to bring home the bacon while also bringing home a degree.

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What to Do If You Regret Your Major
September 26, 2017
Are you in the wrong major? Did you already graduate? Fret not. Know you’re not alone—and that it’s not the end of the world.  Let’s take a closer look at what you should do if you regret your major.

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Four Major Differences Between European and American Universities
September 19, 2017
Knowing you want to pursue international studies is one thing. But knowing what to expect when you get there is another -- especially if you’re switching continents. The reality is that all higher education settings aren’t created equal. Read on for a breakdown of key differences between...

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Don’t Make These Sophomore Year Mistakes
September 15, 2017
Welcome to sophomore year! Want to succeed? Great! From last minute reading to a cocky attitude and everything in between, we’ve got you covered. Make mistakes, but not too many. Let’s take a closer look at seven mistakes to avoid during your sophomore year.

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Don’t Panic! How to Find Last Minute Accommodations
September 12, 2017
The Rolling Stones said it best: “You can’t always get what you want.”  That’s especially true if you’re looking for housing accommodations a little late in the game.  While you might need to make some exceptions to your “wants” list for housing, y...

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Why Writing Skills Are Essential (And How To Get Them)
September 8, 2017
Happy Literacy Day! The rise of digital media does not mean the death of writing.  It means the opposite.  It means that in a world of rapid-fire responses, your writing skills are more important than ever.  Let’s take a closer look at why writing skills are essential—we&r...

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Can You Use Volunteer Experience To Earn Credits?
September 5, 2017
In its 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, the United Nations recognized the eradication of poverty as the “ the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.”  Enter the International Day of Charity -- celebrated every September 5th.&nb...

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Want to Study In A Soft Power Country?
August 29, 2017
The Soft Power 30—a yearly report of soft power countries in the world—recently released its latest index.  The results are interesting.  Want to study in a soft power country?   Let’s take a closer look at what soft power is—and why it’s desirable.

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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...