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Will Your Graduation Selfie Be Used to Commit Fraud?
June 28, 2018
People all over the world take millions of selfies every day. And while college graduation may seem like the perfect occasion for a selfie, this may not be the case -- especially if you plan to share it on social media. Here’s a closer look at how graduation selfies are being used by criminals in the business of making and selling fake certificates.

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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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How Working in Fast Food Can Lead to a College Degree
April 12, 2018
For some, working in fast food is a way to an education. Let's take a closer look at how you can earn a college degree in the fast food industry.

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Can You Use Your Pell Grant for Summer School?
April 9, 2018
Looking to take some classes this summer but facing a shortfall of funds? Thanks to a change in the Federal Pell Grant Program, eligible college students may not be able to use Pell Grant funds for summer school -- without cutting into their academic year support. Here’s what you need to know.

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Are International Internships on the Rise?
March 9, 2018
What's a surefire way to bolster your resume for international work? An international internship. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, more undergraduates are seeking international internship experiences to make their resumes "pop." Let's take a closer look.

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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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Struggling to Adjust to University Life? Follow These SIx Tips
September 22, 2017
University life is undeniably exciting, but it can also be overwhelming -- particularly for freshmen struggling to get used to being on their own in a completely new environment. Luckily, there are some things new college students can do to adjust and acclimate. Read on for a roundup of six tips aim...

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Germany and Kenya to Establish Joint Academy of Applied Sciences
March 13, 2017
A unique partnership between Germany and Kenya will help create the Eastern African-German University of Applied Sciences.  The goal?  To combine industry and academics for the 21st century.  Learn more.

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Eight Surprising Facts About Independence Day!
July 4, 2016
Three cheers for the red, white, and blue! It's the July 4th, and in the United States, that means barbecues, parades, street parties, and fireworks. On the 4th of July Americans in the US and around the world celebrate the country's independence from Great Britain, but how much do you actually know...

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How To Get a Finance Job in 2015?
May 6, 2015
Thinking of a career in finance? Join the queue. Entry level finance jobs are among the most sought after spots. But there’s one thing you can do to bump yourself up to the top of the heap.

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December 10, 2018

Public universities in the US are working to boost access and college completion rates for all students, but especially those who qualify as low incom...


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December 6, 2018

A graduate student in Boston recently tweeted about a paper he had written on Kim Kardashian West. Now, he’s crediting her response with helping him...


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December 3, 2018

Many issues remain up in the air as Brexit negotiations continue. According to a report from Erasmus+, however, there’s cause to be optimistic on in...