Articles

Why University Degrees are Increasingly Important in Africa
November 24, 2017

Africa is home to all 10 of the world’s youngest countries and while the continent's booming youth population is widely considered to be a massive benefit, the road ahead is not without obstacles. At the top of the list? The lack of employment opportunities among young people as a result of difficult or non-existent access to higher education. Read on to find out more about this challenge and about one university heralded for preparing qualified, work-force ready graduates.


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7 Strange Ways to Study
November 21, 2017
If your dorm room or university has you down, fret not. Breathe life into your studying with these tips. Let’s take a closer look at seven tried-and-true ways to study.

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Three Ways to Determine if a Language is Right for You
November 17, 2017
Whether you’re thinking of joining the 61 percent of people studying English or taking up German, French, Spanish or another language, asking (and answering) these questions first can help you make a smart selection.

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The Pros and Cons of Working as a Freelancer
November 14, 2017
The number of freelance workers in the US has grown to a staggering 55 million to comprise a whopping 35 percent of the country’s total workforce.  Wondering whether or not you should get in on the freelance action? Here’s a closer look at the pros and cons of hanging out your shing...

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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Service Years
November 12, 2017
Traveling the world isn’t the only way to spend a “gap year.” Also gaining ground among students looking not only to change their own lives, but to also to change the world around them? Service years. Here’s a closer look at this increasingly popular pursuit.

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Four Tips to Avoid Plagiarism
November 10, 2017
If even the world’s greatest and most creative minds can fall victim to plagiarism, how can you possibly hope to avoid it -- especially when you might not even know you’re doing it? There’s good news, however. You don’t have to cross your fingers and hope you don’t get ...

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Helsinki: The Place to Study if You Want Great Housing
November 8, 2017
Want to study at a world-class research university in a clean, green city with loads of possibility, and great student housing to boot? Study in Helsinki. Let’s take a closer look.

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The Case for Diversity in College
November 1, 2017
It’s all over the news, and with good reason. There’s a need for diversity at US colleges and universities. Let’s take a closer look at what this means.

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Eight Creepy Books from Around the World
October 31, 2017
Books like It, Carrie and Cujo may have earned Stephen King the eponymous “King of Horror” honorific, but he’s far from the only author churning out frighteningly fabulous fare. What better time to highlight some other eerie offerings than Halloween? Read on for a global roundup of...

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Seven Easy Dishes Even College Students Can Cook
October 27, 2017
Just because you’re not an accomplished chef doesn’t mean you have to subsist on a diet of ramen noodles. Read on for a roundup of healthy, delicious recipes which even the most space-limited, time-pressed, money-strapped college student can pull off.

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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 ...