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Would You Pay More for Tailored Teaching?
January 19, 2017

A recent survey of 1,000 prospective students and graduates in the humanities yielded a peek into the minds of today’s students: A full 44 percent of those surveyed stated that they’d be willing to pay more for a more personalized approach in the classroom, as reported by The Telegraph. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with what they mean within the context of the state of higher education in the UK.


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Bloomberg Announces New University Diversity Initiative
January 16, 2017
Race and gender have long played roles in increasing diversity on campuses across the US.  The latest player?  Class.  Michael Bloomberg, in partnership with several top university and college presidents, recently launched the American Talent Initiative, aimed at increasing opportunit...

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Valuable Career Guidance Yields Valuable Memories
January 12, 2017
Students who attend universities that have high-quality career services departments tend to have fond memories of their alma maters, a recent Gallup-Purdue Index survey reveals.  Let’s take a closer look.

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ACT Raises Test Prices to Combat Cheating
January 9, 2017
In an age of information leaks, standardized testing is not immune.  Iowa-based ACT Inc, the company that produces the high-stakes university entrance exam, will raise its fees for international students.  Why?  To combat international systemic cheating. Read on to learn more about wh...

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The US Aims to Send More Students Overseas
January 5, 2017
The US is a major mecca for international students, but are its own students seeking out the same opportunities in other countries? Not so much, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) report, “Open Doors 2016.” Here’s a closer look at the findings, alon...

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How Four University Students Solved the Fake News Crisis
December 29, 2016
Four university students at a hackathon at Princeton recently developed a Chrome extension to help social media platforms correctly identify fake news from real.  Learn more about their project—and its potential impact on tech giants like Facebook and Google.

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Canada Unites to Promote International Study
December 26, 2016
The benefits of international study for students, universities, and society at large are increasingly well-known. And yet many students remain hesitant -- some more than others. One country where students aren’t embracing opportunities for international study? Canada. In an effort to raise awa...

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Australia’s International Education Sector Continues to Boom
December 22, 2016
While Australia has always been one of “the big three” of international higher education destinations, the country has faced a number of issues -- ranging from tough visa regulations to a high Australian dollar -- which indicated the chance of a downturn. So what does the latest data fro...

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13 Universities Partner With European Food Project
December 21, 2016
Partnerships.   People.  Innovation.  Food.  That’s what the new European Institute of Innovation and Technology—Food, or EIT-Food aims to bring together with a new consortium focused on improving consumer confidence in food—and in global health.  Let&...

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Why the US Should Send Non-Traditional Students Abroad
December 19, 2016
The US wants to double the numbers of students it sends abroad by 2020.  To reach that goal, US colleges and universities will have to target typically non-traditional students.  Learn more about the challenges—and potential solutions—that US colleges and universities are begin...

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January 19, 2017

A recent survey of 1,000 prospective students and graduates in the humanities yielded a peek into the minds of today’s students: A full 44 perce...


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January 16, 2017

Race and gender have long played roles in increasing diversity on campuses across the US.  The latest player?  Class.  Michael Bloomber...


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January 12, 2017

Students who attend universities that have high-quality career services departments tend to have fond memories of their alma maters, a recent Gallup-P...