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4 Reasons to Work in the Space Industry
April 25, 2017

Mining metals from asteroids.  Buying a ticket into suborbital space.  Starting your own space exploration company.  It’s not the stuff of science fiction anymore.  It’s happening—it’s exciting and we think you should be a part of it.  Why?  Read on to find out.


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How You Can Advocate For Science
April 22, 2017
Happy Earth Day! In honor of Earth Day we offer you ways to advocate for science.  Why?  It serves us and the world well.  It’s based on facts.  Evidence.  Reason. Questions. Critical thinking.  Research.  All the things we hope you’re learning.  W...

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Five Reasons to Study Poetry in 2017
April 18, 2017
STEM, STEM, STEM, STEM. STEM. In case you haven’t noticed, STEM studies garner a huge amount of attention in 2017. And with good reason: countries all over the world need graduates with STEM skills to navigate the challenges ahead. But as Miguel de Cervantes wrote in Don Quijote, “De tod...

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Why You Should Become a Teacher in a Remote Area
April 11, 2017
Becoming a teacher in a remote area is not for the faint of heart—but it is for those who want a personal challenge and want to make a difference in the lives of their students.  From extreme weather to extreme location, teaching in a remote area has clear benefits—if you’re r...

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Five Tips for Staying and Working in New Zealand After Your Studies
April 3, 2017
Wondering how the future looks for international students looking to stay in New Zealand and work after graduation? The answer can be summed up in one word: Bright. In fact, according to statistics shared in the Ministry of Education’s recent Moving Places report, international students are mo...

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It’s Never Too Early to Start Thinking About College
March 30, 2017
For middle and high school students, it’s not too early to think about college.  In fact, it’s never too early.  We’d argue that it might be a bit late to start the process in your junior or senior year. So: to get you off on the right foot, we’ve compiled a list of...

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The 7 Best Backpacks for College
March 27, 2017
What can make or break your day?  A sore back.  How can you fix that?  Find the right backpack, of course.  With literally millions of options out there, we’ve pared down the list to seven possibilities for you. Figure out what you need and want in a backpack—and what...

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How Your Military Career Can Earn You College Credit
March 24, 2017
If you’ve served in the military and want to earn credit, you can.  While there’s no direct path to credits and degrees, you can start with a few basic strategies and figure out next steps from there.  Have your joint services transcript?  Get it.  Do you have high-de...

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Are Your Memorization Skills On Point?
March 21, 2017
Have you ever attributed poor performance on an exam to having a “bad memory”? Or envied a friend who seems to retain every fact or figure that comes his way for his “good memory”? As it turns out, the difference between your memory and his memory has little to do with geneti...

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5 Things All College Students Should Do This St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, 2017
St. Patrick’s Day may be an official holiday in Ireland, parts of Canada, and on the island of Montserrat, AKA “the Emerald Isle of the Caribbean,” but it’s also the unofficial holiday of college students everywhere. For starters, it’s a great reason to throw a party, b...

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April 28, 2017

By now you may have heard about recently passed New York state legislation which will offer free tuition at two- and four-year colleges to full-time i...


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April 27, 2017

When classes started last month at the University of Sydney, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate students did so with a new financial ...


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April 24, 2017

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a new strategy aimed at supporting higher education quality for its serious students: Expel others w...