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This Man Graduated from Oxford at Age 95
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 degree at Oxford University and finally receiving it. Here is a closer look at his inspiring story.

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Want To Buy A Home? You Need A College Degree
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 correlation between earning a degree and buying a home.

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How an Innovative Program is Helping Canada’s Indigenous Students Succeed in Math
August 9, 2018
Canadians recently observed Indigenous Peoples Day, which celebrates the unique heritage, culture, and achievements of the country’s Aboriginal people. Now comes news of an initiative that’s been helping Indigenous high school students in British Columbia succeed in math. Here’s a closer look ...

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More Universities Shift Away from Standardized Tests
July 12, 2018
SAT and ACT scores are major fixtures in the university admissions process in the US. However, a growing number of schools have changed testing requirements from mandatory to optional in recent years. In fact, just more than 175 institutions, including many top-tier schools, no longer mandate standa...

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UK Teenagers Have Troubles Making Degree Choices
July 9, 2018
A new study from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) suggests that British teens have a tough time making choices about universities based on too little information. Let's take a closer look.

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Student Loan Debt Is Sky High
June 18, 2018
CNN reports that about 40 percent of college students take out loans of some sort to go to school--but some students take on a lot more debt than others. Let's take a closer look.

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Dutch Universities Want To Reduce Number Of International Students
June 5, 2018
Last month, Dutch Review reported that 13 Dutch universities banded together and decided to reduce the number of international students they accept. Why? Funding. Now the Dutch Education Minister has weighed in on the issue of internationalization in higher education. Let's take a closer look.

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How Australia is Winning at Student Loan Repayment
May 31, 2018
The financial plight of the American college students is well-known. Now comes news suggesting that it’s not the average post-graduation debt of approximately $28,400 that’s the problem, but the student loan repayment system -- which has resulted in a significant loan default problem. Conversely...

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Why Some New Zealand Students are Preparing for a Zombie Apocalypse
May 30, 2018
Disaster preparation takes a new twist at one New Zealand school as Emergency Management Otago directs students to survive a "zombie apocalypse." Let's take a closer look.

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Why More Community Colleges are Granting Bachelor's Degrees
May 29, 2018
There's a new trend at US community colleges and four-year schools don't like it: granting bachelor's degrees. Let's take a closer look.

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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...