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Five Reasons to Travel During the Christmas Break
December 22, 2017
While heading home for the holidays is an exciting proposition for many international students, others may have different plans in mind. But just because you can’t afford to go home or don’t celebrate Christmas doesn’t mean you have to spend the break sitting alone in your dorm or apartment. Rather, why not hit the road, rails or take to the skies? Read on for five reasons why winter break is the perfect time for travel.

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What is ICT and Why Should You Be Interested?
December 19, 2017
If you like computers and technology, but aren’t looking for an advanced degree in computer science, consider studying ICT—Information and Communication Technologies—a branch of the IT world that focuses on communication. Let’s take a closer look.

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Which Student Organization Should You Join?
December 15, 2017
College is a time of exploration—it’s a time to figure out what interests you and what you want to pursue after you earn your degree. In addition to the courses you take, the major you declare, and even the minor, you should also think about the kinds of groups you want to join. How do you figur...

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Thinking of Becoming a Digital Nomad? Read This First
December 14, 2017
Mention of the word “nomad” may bring to mind visions of white-sheathed, camel-riding tribes roaming through sandstorms in the desert. However, a different type of nomad has emerged in the digital age -- and they’re rapidly growing in number. We’re talking about “digital nomads,” i.e., w...

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Why You Should Study Mathematics
December 4, 2017
Love language? Love music? Love logic? Study math and make a difference. Let’s take a closer look at four compelling reasons you should study mathematics.

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How to Make Sure this Student Job Offer is Legit
December 4, 2017
International student? Looking for a job for some extra spending money or help paying the tuition? That’s great! Did you know that international students are often the target of scammers not out to hire you but to steal from you? It’s true. Let’s take a closer look at five strategies to avoid ...

Why Are Foreign Students Flocking to Canada?
December 4, 2017
As Canada continues to see a spike in international student interest, many people are quick to write off the trend to “the Trump effect.” However, politics is far from the only reason driving students from all over the world to look to Canada for higher education. Read on for a roundup o...

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6 Things to Expect When You Study in Russia
December 1, 2017
More and more young people from all over the globe come to Russia to explore this mysterious, but attractive country. We’ve put together a list of things international students can expect when they study in Russia.

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What You Should Know About First-Year Interest Groups
November 29, 2017
What is a FIG and why should you join one? Learn more about this new trend on college campuses in the US and Canada and how FIG initiatives are helping students get their studies off to a great start.

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Five Ways to Prepare for Life after College During College
November 26, 2017
College can feel like an all-encompassing magical universe of its own, but it’s also true that your college days will eventually come to an end, and that there’s a real world waiting out there waiting for you. Are you ready for it? These five steps can help ensure that you’re prepa...

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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 ...


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January 7, 2019

Research consistently points to an access gap in higher education between students from advantaged and disadvantaged backgrounds. But this isn’t to ...