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Why Learning Music Is Important (And How To Do That On The Cheap)
January 15, 2019
Want to tickle the ivories, strum a few bars, or toot your own horn? Stop putting it off! Here's why you should study music and why it's important...

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How To Reduce Your Screen Time
January 14, 2019
College students: reduce your screen time. Too much of a good thing, well... isn't so good. Here's how to reduce your screen time.

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How to Decide Where You Should Live as a Student
January 11, 2019
Choosing where to live while you study can be a complex matter. It is especially tricky if you’re new to the city where you’ll be studying. The options can be dazzling – and all you want to do is move your stuff in and get on with learning and having a great time! There are lots of alternative...

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Pros And Cons Of Living With A Roommate
January 11, 2019
New college student? Looking for a person or two to help share costs? There are perks, for sure. But there are also downfalls. Check it out.

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Five Fields to Study if You Are a Sci-Fi Fan
January 3, 2019
Happy New Year! Does the idea of a multi-verse intrigue you? How about taking a subway with intergalactic friends through worlds with multiple moons? Are you secretly hoping for a time warp? Take a look at these five exciting fields to study if you prefer the sci-fi world to the real one.

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Expand Your Cultural and Social Perspectives on the World
December 21, 2018
The world is complicated, yet fascinating. Sometimes it’s hard to see outside of your own culture and immediate vicinity. When you study abroad, you gain a deeper understanding of a new culture and perhaps, a new, more global perspective of cultural and social values that you perhaps didn’t even...

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Simple Things Students Can Do To Make The World A Better Place
December 21, 2018
People need kindness in their lives all year long, not just this time of year. If you're looking for some simple things to do to make the world a bit better, take a look at this list!

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How and Why You Should Learn to Fail
December 18, 2018
According to the laws of physics, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. There is a natural push-pull to how the world works. The same goes for success. In order to succeed, you need to fail. Otherwise, how do you know what success is? Here's why you should think of failure as a g...

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How To Stay Healthy When You're On A Budget
December 14, 2018
Making healthy choices is hard enough when you’re a busy college student. Factor in limited funds, and it’s easy to fall victim to unhealthy habits. The good news? You don’t have to subsist on junk food just because your bank account isn’t flush. Read on for a roundup of six tips aimed at he...

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Four Unusual Ways To Make Your College Essay Stand Out
December 11, 2018
Millions of students from all over the world apply to college every year. The takeaway for aspiring university students when it comes to scoring a coveted spot? Stand out or miss out. Unfortunately, not all attempts to get noticed end up accomplishing their aim. So what can you do to catch the eye o...

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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 ...