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Will Walking Out Wind Up On Your Permanent Record?
March 6, 2018
As high schoolers across the country prepare for school walkouts over gun violence, many students with college aspirations are wondering: Will participating in the protests harm their college admissions prospects? Here’s a closer look at the issue.

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This European Country has the Most International English-Language Students
February 21, 2018
Find out where in the world English language learners go to study. Hint: it's not the US or the UK. Let's take a closer look.

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Are Variable Tuition Rates Coming to the UK?
February 20, 2018
The UK is known for having the highest university tuition fees in all of Europe. Now comes news that a change in pricing may be imminent. Here’s a closer look at the state of university funding in the UK, along with a recent announcement by Minister for Education Damian Hinds indicating a plan for...

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Should the UK Make Its Own Erasmus?
February 19, 2018
With the future of international mobility in the UK remains unknown in the wake of Brexit, the UK is weighing its options. One possibility currently under consideration? Creating and funding its own outward mobility agency.

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Swiss Government Invests in Non-EU Exchange
February 13, 2018
The Swiss Federal Council has committed $2.5 million to fund a pilot program aimed at facilitating exchange with students from non-European countries, including the US, Canada and China. Here’s a closer look at the three-year trial.

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Is it Time for the Pennsylvania Promise?
February 5, 2018
Pennsylvania is rejoicing over the Eagles win today, but many families may soon have something else to celebrate, if state leaders have anything to say about it: Free college tuition.

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More International Students Look to Japan
January 29, 2018
From its exquisite cuisine to its extraordinary educational system, the reasons to study in Japan go on and on. Given the country’s many allures, it’s hardly surprising that aspiring international students are catching on -- in a big way.

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What Countries Lead the Pack for Reading?
January 2, 2018
What countries are excelling and which are falling behind when it comes to fourth-grade reading comprehension? The National Center for Education Statistics’ (NCES) recently-released Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) for 2016 reveals some eye-opening insights into reading kno...

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Scotland to Usher in the Year of Young People
December 5, 2017
The Scottish government is taking innovative measures to inspire the people of Scotland with the declaration of 2018 as the Year of Young People (YoYP). Here’s a closer look at what’s ahead, along with how you can get involved.

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Are You Learning Anything in College?
June 19, 2017
Given the high cost of a college education, it’s only natural to wonder: Are students really learning anything? Now, a new study yields interesting insights into the question, according to a report from MarketWatch. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with key takeaways for stude...

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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 ...