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Five Lesser-Known Festivals for Students
April 24, 2018
Holi in India. The Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea. Tomorrowland in Belgium.The San Fermin Festival in Spain. Queen’s Day in Amsterdam. Glastonbury in England. Carnaval in Rio. Coachella and Burning Man in the US. Oktoberfest in Germany. While students all over the world flock to these well-known festivals every year, they’re far from the only occasions to gather and celebrate. In fact, many lesser-known festivals offer plenty of opportunities for revelry. Read on for a roundup of five festivals -- from music to movies and more -- just waiting to be discovered by adventure-seeking students like you.

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Seven Things You Didn't Know About the Chinese Language
April 20, 2018
In an effort to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity, the United Nations designated six separate days of observation -- one each for the organization’s six official languages. Today, April 20, is Chinese Language Day. We can think of no better occasion to highlight a few of the things ...

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How To Cope With Study Anxiety
April 17, 2018
Know someone with an anxiety disorder? Read this. Let’s take a closer look at how to cope with anxiety when you constantly feel like you’re having a “fight or flight” response.

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Everything You Need To Know About College Tuition
April 13, 2018
If you’re a current or future college student, you need to read this. It’s about money: your money. Take a closer look at everything you need to know about college tuition.

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Can Education Change the American Prison System?
April 11, 2018
A full three-quarters of Americans believe that the US prison system is in need of reform. At the same time, the vast majority (91 percent of Republicans and 89 percent of Democrats, to be exact) also agreed that we should break down the barriers people coming out of prison face when it comes to suc...

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How Studying Sports Can Help Save the World
April 6, 2018
Did you know that sports can change the world? Happy International Day of Sport for Development and Peace! Let's take a closer look at what today is all about.

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Four Cultural Sensitivities to Be Aware of Before You Study Abroad
April 3, 2018
Studying abroad is a phenomenal experience with many opportunities for learning which exceed any single degree curriculum. However, the adjustment to any new environment comes with a learning curve -- especially when you factor in differences between cultures. The good news? Making a meaningful effo...

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Why Project-Based Learning Is So Important
March 31, 2018
What’s project-based learning? Learning that the students do, not sit and absorb. Learning through problem-solving. The learning is in the journey of solving a real-world problem. Let's take a closer look.

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An Abbreviated History of Youth Movements
March 24, 2018
While March for Our Lives is at the forefront of contemporary conversations, it’s far from the first time young people have stepped up to fight for causes they deem dear. In fact, the world’s youth boast a rich legacy of activism. Here’s a closer look at six youth-led movements throughout hist...

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4 Careers In Meteorology And How To Get There
March 23, 2018
As anyone on the East Coast of the US is very much aware right now after four nor’easters in three weeks, weather can be a wacky thing. The good news? Humans no longer exist at its sheer mercy thanks to meteorology. Defined by the Met Office Meteorological Glossary as "the science of the atmospher...

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April 26, 2018

Community colleges are seeing a significant resurgence in the US, with more states offering appealing incentives for students. Here's the latest news ...


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April 23, 2018

Africa may currently trail the rest of the world in terms of scientific output, but change is underway thanks to a surge in research and development s...


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April 19, 2018

Turkey, the world's largest refugee-hosting country, will grant scholarships to 20,000 Syrian students. Let's take a closer look.